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Pubs in England and Wales with no history of trouble will not be forced to install CCTV systems in order to keep their licence, the government says.
Phil Mickelson birdies the last to join Billy Horschel in a tie for a one-shot lead after day two of the US Open.
Hard-working fathers are cutting their long working hours, while mothers are working more, researchers say.
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A judge regarded by activists as Venezuela's highest-profile political prisoner is set free from house arrest, her lawyer says.
The artist John Lowrie Morrison - said to be one of Scotland's most successful - returns to his roots with a major exhibition in Clydebank.
People working in and visiting Scotland's hills and mountains are being asked to note the birds they come across.
Aleem Maqbool visits several different kinds of protests in Cairo over several days.
Chris Buckler goes behind the scenes at the G8 summit venue in Northern Ireland to get a sense of what awaits the global leaders.
People classified with perfect pitch may not actually be as in tune with the sounds they hear as they think, a study finds.
Blackadder actor Tony Robinson has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours on a list that also includes his co-star Rowan Atkinson.
Ecuador MPs pass a controversial bill backed by President Correa limiting the reach of private broadcasters.
Syrian officials reject claims of chemical weapons use as "a caravan of lies", hours after the US said it would give the rebels "direct military aid".
Bristol has been crowned the European Green Capital for 2015 at a ceremony, beating Brussels, Glasgow and Ljubliana to the title.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and Scottish golfer Paul Lawrie are awarded OBEs in the Birthday Honours list.
Five head teachers have been knighted or made dames in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
The scientist who identified one of the genes that causes breast cancer has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.