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Fiona Woolf is to step down as the head of an inquiry into historic child sex abuse, she has told the BBC.
Two bodies are found in the wreckage of a blaze at a fireworks warehouse in Stafford.
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
Fiona Woolf resigns as chair of the child abuse inquiry
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Breaches of A&E waiting time targets in Northern Ireland increased "markedly" on the same day as health chiefs announced three minor injuries units (MIUs) are to shut.
A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.
A 41-year-old man pleads guilty to the unlawful killing of pensioner Bertie Acheson, 72, in his Coleraine home in April 2012.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace from Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg in first practice at the United States GP.
Wayne Rooney is fit and will start for Manchester United in the derby with City but Radamel Falcao remains out through injury.
A man cut his partner's throat to save her from a "fate worse than death" because he thought demons were about to break into their home in Ceredigion, a court heard.
Climate talks stalked by spectre of the past
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.
The neighbour of a family of four found dead in their Bradford home says he sees the father's body every time he tries to sleep.
Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond is to make a cameo appearance in the film that will bring his beloved character to the big screen for the first time.
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.
How common is propylene glycol in food and drink?
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.
A paediatrician from Greater Manchester admits grooming children online and sexually abusing young boys.