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Junior doctors' leaders have rejected a "final take-it-or-leave-it" offer made by the government in the contract dispute in England.
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An Australian man is charged over the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide.
One of the US's most senior public health officials reveals the "strongest evidence to date" of the effect on babies of the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Shares of Twitter fall in after-hours trading as the companies earnings announcement shows growth faltering.
Republican Chris Christie drops out of the US presidential race after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.
One of Rio de Janeiro's oldest samba schools, Mangeira, wins this year's carnival.
Hearts move 11 points clear of Ross County in third place in the Premiership with three second half goals in Dingwall.
The world's longest-surviving heart transplant patient dies, 33 years after his life-saving operation.
Liverpool's owners scrap their controversial £77 ticket and apologise for the "distress caused" by last week's pricing announcement.
Olympic gold medallist Anna Watkins pulls out of the British programme for this year's Games in Rio.
Food and drink giant Nestle ends its sponsorship of the IAAF, as it fears the doping scandal engulfing the world athletics governing body could damage its reputation.
A dog that went missing in Rothwell last year has been found more than 130 miles (210km) away in Bristol.
David Cameron writes to the Scottish government urging it to "move towards" his position on the fiscal framework for new devolved powers.
Phil Gartside, who has been Bolton Wanderers chairman for 16 years, dies of cancer at the age of 63.
England can repeat their success of 2010 and win the World Twenty20, says Test captain Alastair Cook.
The billionaire has shown in New Hampshire that he can turn publicity, controversy, even notoriety, into a winning margin of votes - indeed, a large winning margin.
A former High Court judge is to review the Metropolitan Police's handling of cases involving allegations of historical child abuse by public figures.
European Council president Donald Tusk clears his diary to focus on a tour of the EU to bolster the "fragile" deal over the UK's EU membership.
A baby who was born in a toilet and later died of sepsis could have survived if he had been given antibiotics, an inquest hears.