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The pilot badger cull in west Gloucestershire fails to make the 70% target set by the government, official figures show.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron joins the Chinese social networking site Weibo, gathering more than 150,000 followers in a short time.
The Office for National Statistics says incomes have risen for older householders but fallen for working families since the economic crisis began.
David Cameron is in Beijing, where he is leading the biggest British trade delegation to ever visit China.
The family of a disabled man who died after a routine operation say they are still waiting to be told what went wrong, seven months after his death.
Italian coast-guards reach a small boat packed with around 100 migrants which had been adrift off the coast of southern Italy.
A legal bid to halt the expansion of Stansted Airport, asking for a delay in the publication of possible runway sites, fails in the High Court.
An eagle snatched a video camera which was recording crocodiles in northwest Australia and captured fascinating footage of its 70 mile (110km) journey across the country's remote landscape.
Somalia's PM loses a vote of confidence in parliament after 13 months in office, in what is seen as a blow to efforts to stabilise the country.
Rescuers remove a helicopter which crashed into a busy Glasgow pub on Friday night, killing at least nine people.
What do changes to make-up of energy bills mean for consumers?
Television presenter Miquita Oliver talks about why she filed for bankruptcy in early 2013
A female giant panda cub is officially named Bao Bao - or Precious - at a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington.
… and other insults that time forgot
Protesters in Ukraine surround government buildings, stepping up their campaign to oust President Viktor Yanukovych over ties with the EU.
Six suspected al-Qaeda militants and three soldiers have been killed in clashes in eastern Yemen, the country's defence ministry says.
Marcus Pembrey, emeritus professor of paediatric genetics, and Dr Nessa Carey, author of The Epigenetics Revolution, discuss a new study into ancestral fear in rats.