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Some papers lead on the claims made in court about former Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans, while the Sun says Cheryl Cole is returning to ITV's X Factor.
A BBC study suggests there has been a big rise in the number of parents fined for taking their children out of school for holidays
Former England international Sol Campbell says abuse he got from fans in his playing days was "sick".
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has been widened amid growing frustration among relatives of those missing.
Authorities searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane widen their search, with the west coast of Malaysia now "the focus" of the hunt.
A Royal Air Force reconnaissance aircraft will fly missions to Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence says.
Why loss and anxiety pose more risk than radiation
New Zealand is to hold a referendum on whether to change the 'post-colonial' national flag, Prime Minister John Key announces.
The US state of Colorado says it collected more than $2m in the first round of tax payments from newly legalised marijuana businesses.
A US army judge says the military may have improperly pressed ahead with the sex crimes trial of a US army general.
Children in Edinburgh may get a far shorter Christmas break in 2016 and 2017, according to the council's plan for school holidays.
England is a nation divided into readers and watchers, a report on adult literacy says.
The deluge that claimed 240 lives and 5,000 properties
Election fraud and questions over the future of postal ballots
The rise of Genghis Khan and the huge Mongol Empire in the early 13th century may have been helped by good weather, scientists suggest.
The UK government is to allocate up to £185m on three international science projects.
Mt Gox, the troubled Japanese bitcoin exchange, wins bankruptcy protection to temporarily halt US legal action alleging fraud.
The NHS has lost nearly 4,000 senior nursing posts since 2010, putting patient care at risk, warns the Royal College of Nursing.
Children in the UK are eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, research suggests.
Is the Bank of England sufficiently held to account?