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The family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby will receive financial support in line with the arrangements for deaths on active duty, the government announces.
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Payment-by-result schemes supervising people released from prison have seen a slight drop in reoffending rates, initial figures from the Ministry of Justice show.
The Republic of Ireland is the latest country to ban some of its internet service providers from allowing access to The Pirate Bay.
Two maintenance workers in New York have been rescued after they became trapped on the side of the Hearst Tower in Manhattan.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a "final warning" to protesters to leave Gezi Park in Istanbul.
The British fashion group, Mulberry, reports a fall in profits and says it needs to increase awareness in Asia and the US.
At least one out of every six children in the UK lives in relative poverty, according to data released by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Australia's army launches an investigation after a series of "explicit and derogatory" emails circulated over the last three years were uncovered.
The Duchess of Cambridge has officially named a new cruise ship in Southampton in her last solo public engagement before giving birth
South Africa's government is pleased that ex-President Nelson Mandela, 94, is responding well to treatment in hospital, it says in a statement.
One of two men jailed for life for abducting, torturing and murdering Lynda Spence is to appeal his conviction and sentence.
Surgeons will be able to block the planned publication of data on their individual performance, it emerges.
A skin patch that can deliver vaccine effectively and cheaply has been shown off at the TEDGlobal conference.
Former high ranking military officers Lord Dannatt and Lord Stirrup are cleared of misconduct by the Lords standards commissioner over lobbying allegations.
Sex and the City actress Kim Cattrall earns praise for her latest stage role as a faded Hollywood star - a character, she says, that resonates with her real-life experiences.
Essex County Council says disgraced peer Lord Hanningfield is refusing to discuss queries over £50,000 of credit card spending.
The deputy PM is convinced the way UK agencies get people's phone and web data is "proportionate", following claims about UK access to a US monitoring programme.
The world's first 24/7 3D sports channel is to close at the end of the year due to lack of customers.
Australia batsman David Warner is suspended until the first Ashes Test for an alleged attack on England's Joe Root.