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A woman is horrified to receive a text message from her grandmother's number - three years after she was buried along with her mobile phone.
Safety standards in hospitals in England are "shocking", inspectors say.
Fifty-nine Nigerian soldiers are being court-martialled after being accused of refusing to fight militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
More graves have been found near the southern Mexican town of Iguala, where 43 students went missing last month, people searching for them say.
Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports are sold by owners Heathrow Airport Holdings in a £1bn deal.
Olympic slopestyle bronze medallist Jenny Jones says Team GB can challenge for the podium at the 2018 Games and beyond.
Oscar Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide over the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in September but is yet to be sentenced.
African countries neighbouring those most affected by the deadly Ebola virus must be better prepared, the World Health Organization says.
The Confederation of African Football asks Ghana and South Africa if they could replace Morocco as 2015 Nations Cup hosts.
The Islamic State militant group has been driven out of most of the northern Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander tells the BBC.
Officials say 28 trekkers have been killed by bad weather in the Himalayas. Survivors suffering from hyperthermia and frostbite have been airlifted to hospital
More than 90 HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) jobs are to be lost in Newry, County Down.
Six senior staff and journalists at the Sun newspaper made illegal payments to public officials on "a grand scale," a jury at Kingston Crown Court hears.
The start of a debate between two candidates for Florida governor was delayed amid a dispute over a small fan placed under one hopeful's lectern.
The Foreign Affairs Committee approves the EU trade deal with Moldova
The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have paid tribute to World War One personnel at a Tower of London art installation featuring thousands of ceramic poppies.
UK Reaper drones operating in Afghanistan will be redeployed to be used against Islamic State militants in Iraq, the government confirms.
A rights group founded by former US President Jimmy Carter has closed its office in Egypt citing restrictions on democratic freedoms.
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Everton boss Roberto Martinez warns England against picking Ross Barkley for the European Under-21s Championships.