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Youth unemployment and resentment among asylum seekers are being blamed for riots sweeping the Swedish capital Stockholm.
Strong winds and wintry weather are causing problems on some high level roads and causing some ferry services to be cancelled.
Over 60,000 measles vaccinations have now been given during the outbreak in Swansea and Powys but another 33,000 people still need it, say health officials.
A man accused of murdering April Jones tells a court he felt sick with "fright and fear" after accidentally knocking her over in his car.
A violin thought to be the one played by the band leader of the Titanic as it sank is proved to be genuine following CT scans at a hospital, an auctioneer says.
A former college football player has won the right to sue Electronic Arts for using his likeness without permission.
A Bangladesh government report into the collapse of a multi-storey factory building, which killed more than 1,100, uncovers a series of violations.
Shameless star David Threlfall is to play comedian Tommy Cooper in a new drama commissioned by ITV.
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Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani accuses the country's leadership of ignorance after he is barred from running for office, say reports.
A man accused of murdering Thomas Sharkey and his two children in a house fire allegedly told his boss that the father "got what he deserved".
One of Britain's most influential World War II spies was arrested in Madrid for cross-dressing, files released by the National Archives show.
What next for beaches that lost their Blue Flag status?
The National Archives in Britain have released secret files showing that the telephone line of King Edward VIII was bugged in the days leading up to his abdication in 1936.
A fourth night of unprecedented riots in Stockholm sees unrest spread around the city, with a restaurant and up to 40 cars burnt.
Georges Moustaki, the French singer and composer who wrote Edith Piaf's 1958 hit song, Milord, dies aged 79.
The UK's economy grew at 0.3% in the first three months of the year, official figures confirm, but concerns remain over the strength of the recovery.
Third favourite Telescope, co-owned by Sir Alex Ferguson, is ruled out of the Epsom Derby with a sore left shin.
A chain of mobile phone stores aimed specifically at the Latino market is to be opened by singer and actress Jennifer Lopez
Former Stoke manager Tony Pulis writes a letter to fans in the local newspaper and urges them to support his successor.