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A new Civil Service chief executive is being recruited but Whitehall experts say the job is more "modest" than might be expected.
Community volunteers in England and Wales should get a 10% discount on their council tax bills, local authorities say.
The summer movies criticising US drone policies
NHS privatisation is "being forced through at pace and scale" says shadow health secretary Andy Burnham, as he calls for it to be halted until after the general election.
Fifty years of data about endangered primates goes online
Tuesday's papers are full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney's angry words at financiers found guilty of rigging interest rates, and the Times has potential bad news for some drivers.
Jim Reed asks whether passenger planes should fly over warzones after reports said the MH17 plane was 'downed by missile shrapnel'.
The family agreement that can tear happy couples apart
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite "having" to play with wing-backs recently.
The prisoners who grew 33,000 lettuces
A US judge rules that the LA Clippers basketball team can be sold, despite the objections of banned co-owner Donald Sterling.
The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements on websites believed to be offering pirated content illegally.
More clarification is needed about the circumstances in which cases of "revenge porn" can be prosecuted, peers say.
It may not be fast and furious, but bowls is slow, soothing and proving a Commonwealth Games hit down at Kelvingrove.
England's Adam Gemili wins Commonwealth Games silver in the men's 100m, with Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole taking gold.
Blessing Okagbare takes the gold in the women's 100m while England's Asha Philips produces a personal best to finish fourth.
A 16-year-old girl has been released from hospital following an incident at a "car cruising" event in which a vehicle ploughed into a crowd, injuring 17 people.
A man loses his life during a flag incident at a lake in County Armagh.
New figures obtained by the BBC show that in the past four years almost 1,000 reported rapes have been dropped and marked "no crime".
The Chinese doctors who say they can 'cure' homosexuality