The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.
A fifth of heart attack victims who have a bypass or a stent fitted do not need it, research carried out in Glasgow shows.
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The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged both sides in the referendum debate to show respect.
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.
The International Botany Congress decides that Latin will no longer be the primary language for formally describing new species of plants.
Leicester City Council's former headquarters will be demolished using a "controlled collapse", it is announced.
Papers react to second Islamic State killing
The Liberal Democrats pledge 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out pre-election policies.
A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a "campaign of cruelty" is jailed at the second time of asking.
A bid to safeguard endangered wildflower meadows has backfired, according to an unpublished report by the watchdog English Nature.
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.
Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.
Inhabitants of a care home for the elderly in Kent talk about their experience of living and ageing there.
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.
Everton defender John Stones will make his first start for England in Wednesday's friendly against Norway at Wembley.
A British hostage is among those being held by Islamic State militants, Number 10 confirms.
Britain's Andy Murray is relishing the prospect of facing world number one Novak Djokovic in a US Open night session.
Scottish independence is closer than it has ever been, the country's first minister has told the BBC.
There will be no prosecutions over complaints about comments made by a folk band at the Ardoyne Fleadh in north Belfast last month.
A group of MPs has said that the BBC "acted properly" in their reporting of a story about a police raid on the house of singer Cliff Richard.
Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish jail, following their arrest on Saturday.
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.
Referendum race 'may just have got tighter'
A father of three describes how his children were swept away in a tent when a mini-tornado struck their campsite.
Twelve new victims have come forward since a report found at least 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham, South Yorkshire's chief constable tells MPs.
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island" after London's mayor Boris Johnson, is rejected by the commission looking into the UK's airport needs.
South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.
Alastair Cook says he will not stand down as England one-day captain despite the series defeat by India.
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
The mother of a 12-year-old boy swept out to sea while playing on Anglesey sends an emotional thank you to crews who are searching for her son.
Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion polling suggests gains for the "Yes" campaign.
Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.
Reaction to the ditching of a planned super-airport in the Thames Estuary
The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
The Metropolitan Police has put a £250m price tag on its famous London headquarters, New Scotland Yard.
The government is urged to expedite its child abuse inquiry following the Rotherham scandal.
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A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.
Laura Pettigrew remembers the Singing Kettle's unique blend
A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.
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The media is reaching saturation point in its coverage of the ice bucket challenge. But what has actually been achieved?
Memories of Ernest Hemingway are starting to fade in Paris, despite the American author's celebrated connection with the city.
The story of how the Polish became one of the UK's biggest ethnic minorities is one of war, exile and economic opportunity.
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France's 20th seed Gael Monfils upsets seventh seed Grigor Dimitrov and will face Roger Federer in the US Open quarter-finals.
US President Barack Obama flies to Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.
Credit Suisse is investigating two of its traders in London over allegations of misconduct.
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.
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A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe.
About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.
Ten years after the end of the deadly siege of a school in Beslan, North Ossetia, BBC Russian's Olga Ivshina spoke to some of those who were there.
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.
The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet.
Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish prison, following their arrest on Saturday.
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Ukraine's defence minister has accused Russia of launching a "great war" that could claim tens of thousands of lives.
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple.
The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed.
The recapture of an escaped Ebola patient in Liberia has raised fears that West African countries are struggling to contain the outbreak.
Rescue teams in Nicaragua suspend efforts to locate seven men trapped by a cave-in at a gold mine in a remote region in the north of the country.
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought.
How the EU's 'peace project' can work in a time of war
Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan.
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space.
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
Japan is battling its first outbreak of dengue fever in almost 70 years, with at least 22 people confirmed as being infected.
Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram goes from bad to worse
Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
A dethroned Burmese beauty queen is refusing to hand back her crown until she receives an apology from South Korean organisers.
A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
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