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Any change in the running of the Severn bridges must benefit motorists from both Wales and England, a UK government minister warns.
Chancellor George Osborne unveils plans to stop businesses hiding their profits from the tax authorities in offshore "shell" companies, at the G8 summit.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady is banned from carrying pens in case he uses them as a weapon at his secure mental hospital, a tribunal has heard.
The bosses of the Lloyds Banking Group tell MPs that they knew there was a black hole in the accounts of the Co-op Bank, four months before a vital deal with them collapsed.
Fixed odds betting terminals, a kind of super-powered fruit machine, are driving profits in betting shops. Some councils are now fighting back.
A man aged in his 30s is arrested after the severed head of a deer on a self-service supermarket checkout.
A tie once owned and worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, has fetched nearly £4,000 at auction.
Leaders at the G8 summit have agreed to "stamp out" ransom payments to terrorist groups, UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces.
The King of Jordan endorses a treaty with the UK, paving the way for the extradition of radical cleric Abu Qatada.
A friend of a schoolgirl who travelled to France with her maths teacher tells a court the girl was worried he could be jailed over their sexual relationship.
A journalist and a prison officer will be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office over payments to officials, prosecutors have said.
Officers who filmed and took the personal details of a woman "kettled" during a trade union rally in November 2011 acted unlawfully, the High Court has ruled.
Art collector Charles Saatchi is cautioned for assault after images of him grasping his wife, Nigella Lawson, by the neck appeared in a newspaper.
The G8 leaders turned up in Northern Ireland tieless. So where can still be relied on to be a mandatory necktie area.
Former UBS and Citigroup trader Tom Hayes is charged by the Serious Fraud Office over Libor.
BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall "got off very lightly" with a 15 month jail sentence for sexually abusing girls, a victim support charity says.
The British and Irish Lions lose their 100% record as the Brumbies record a close run 14-12 win over the midweek team.
A space suit with a Wallace and Gromit-style on/off button for the helmet lands a four-year-old Caerphilly girl an award in a national design competition.
How Britain is battered by the elements
Nearly 4,500 Army personnel are being told they have been made redundant in the biggest round of job cuts since the 2010 defence review, with 84% voluntary redundancies.