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Papers report on moves to tackle radical Islam
Two men are questioned on suspicion of endangerment of an aircraft after RAF jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan Airlines plane in UK airspace.
At least 17 children have been burned to death after a gas cylinder exploded on their school bus in Pakistan, police say.
Heathrow operator BAA says it is expecting business as usual on Saturday after a British Airways plane had to return to the airport to make an emergency landing on Friday morning.
A man and a woman are arrested at Salford Royal Hospital on suspicion of possessing a gun.
More than 30 of the coalition's flagship schemes, including the West Coast Main Line scheme, are at serious risk of failure, a government report warns.
France is set to begin the first major stage of its military withdrawal from Mali, four months after sending troops to push Islamist rebels out the north.
The reason we struggle to recall memories from our early childhood is down to high levels of neuron production during the first years of life, say Canadian researchers.
Syria's main opposition coalition says it is willing to attend an peace conference next month only if President Bashar al-Assad agrees to step down.
How an out-of-date law is thwarting sex abuse victims
How easy is it to hack a smart meter?
A memorial dedicated to 79 people who lost their lives in four oil industry-related air accidents around Shetland is due to be unveiled.
Security service MI5 asked Woolwich murder suspect Michael Adebolajo if he wanted to work for them about six months ago, a childhood friend claims in a BBC Newsnight interview.
A woman attacked by a tiger at the Cumbria wildlife park where she worked dies of her injuries.
Rugby legend Brian Moore on praise, fear and the front row
The office of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, improperly targeted Hispanics in patrols for undocumented immigrants, a judge finds.
What we have learnt from Martian probes
Calvin Harris headlines day one of Radio 1's Big Weekend in Londonderry.
The 'safety belt' for the walking texter
Police evacuate homes in a south Belfast street after reports of an explosion in the area late on Friday evening.