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The Australian authorities charge a woman in the northern city of Cairns with the murder of seven of her children and her niece.
What Cuba's new pact with the US means for everyday life
Safe surgery with a DIY essential
The family with 34 children - and they're adding two more
Ex-armed forces members who are sent to prison will get more support following a review of how they are treated, the Ministry of Justice says.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby tells Desert Island Discs he is trying to bridge a split in the Church over same-sex marriage.
The US says North Korea must admit "culpability" for a cyber-attack on Sony Pictures after North Korea suggests a joint inquiry into the attack.
The US navy has developed a robot that looks like a fish, but has high-tech surveillance equipment inside.
Claims that NHS England may make target response times for ambulances longer, and news on a festive season blitz on drug-driving are two of a mixed bag of Sunday headlines.
Why mornings will keep getting darker after 21 December
Foreign investors are keen to do deals with Turkmenistan but a climate of fear silences dissent, writes the BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov in Ashgabat.
A gunman shoots dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.
The number of nurses being trained in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level for six years, according to the Scottish Conservatives.
The strange things passengers leave on the Tube
Immediate action is needed to ensure pensioners in Scotland are not afraid to put their heating on this winter, according to the SNP.
Manchester United to launch Bale bid, Aaron Lennon in Italian move, Liverpool consider Rodgers replacements, plus more.
The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce says his club are "breaking barriers" in the Premier League as they are fourth in the table.
Presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev are crowned the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
A second man is arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police officer Neil Doyle, who died after being attacked in Liverpool on Friday.