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A Panorama programme on gambling addiction infringed a participant's privacy by rendering him identifiable, broadcasting watchdog Ofcom rules.
Ex-Chancellor Lord Lawson calls for the UK to leave the European Union - but Downing Street says the PM remains confident his renegotiation strategy "will deliver results".
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is to have an operation on a recurrent shoulder problem this week.
Police in Colombia arrest three women disguised as nuns allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into the tourist island of San Andres.
Police say they have arrested three women dressed as nuns who were trying to smuggle cocaine hidden under their habits through the Colombian island of San Andres.
Libya's Defence Minister Mohammed al-Barghathi withdraws his offer to resign, after saying he was stepping down over the siege of two ministries.
Danish brewer Carlsberg returns to profit in the first quarter of the year, helped by strong sales growth in Asia.
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez adds to the speculation over Jose Mourinho's possible return to Stamford Bridge.
HSBC almost doubles pre-tax profits to $8.4bn (£5.4bn) in the first three months of 2013 after trading conditions in the bank's key markets improve.
Scottish Premier League clubs unanimously agree on a package of measures that would deliver a merged league body for next season.
Houghton Hall in Norfolk is to exhibit a collection of lost masterpieces that are back in Britain after 234 years.
Three young women who disappeared a decade ago or more have been found alive in the US state of Ohio, police say.
The European Commission will unveil plans on Wednesday to extend the length of time home states must support their own citizens seeking work in other EU countries.
Andre Schurrle closes on Chelsea move as Bayer Leverkusen say they think he has signed a pre-contract deal with the Blues.
Three young women who vanished about a decade ago in the US state of Ohio are found alive in a house in Cleveland - three brothers have been arrested.
Hollywood stars embraced the punk theme at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Six Muslim men are charged in Burma over the death of a Buddhist monk during an outbreak of religious violence in March.
Police investigating the deaths of a father and his daughter in a speedboat crash say a "kill cord" device is a key focus.
For the first time since 1973 the Queen will not attend the Commonwealth heads of government meeting this year, with Prince Charles going in her place.
Senegalese singer Youssou Ndour and Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho are named the recipients of this year's Polar Music Prize.