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Tories in historic by-election Copeland win as Labour holds Stoke

The Conservatives take Cumbrian seat from Labour but the opposition holds off UKIP in Stoke Central.

Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

The N Korean leader's half-brother was killed by a substance classified as a weapon of mass destruction.

Royal Bank of Scotland losses more than treble to £7bn

The bank, which is 72%-owned by taxpayers, reports its ninth consecutive year of losses.

Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

Restoring the pancreas through diet could be "immensely" beneficial, doctors say.

EU referendum campaign spending probed

Electoral Commission launches investigation into spending returns of Remain and Leave campaigns in EU referendum.

£14,000 tuition fees planned for shorter degree courses

Universities in England will be able to charge higher annual fees for shorter, fast-track degree courses.

Caitlyn Jenner's message to Donald Trump: 'Call me'

Reality star and activist Caitlyn Jenner records a message for Donald Trump, over protecting transgender students.

Beyonce pulls out of headlining Coachella Festival 'on doctor's orders'

The singer will headline next year's festival instead after following advice of doctors to keep a less rigorous schedule.

Trump repeats call for US nuclear supremacy

The president says he wants the US to expand its nuclear arsenal, to be ''top of the pack".

M25 killer Kenneth Noye wins open prison appeal

The High Court over-ruled the decision of former Justice Secretary, Michael Gove.

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester manager sacking made Gary Lineker 'shed a tear'

Leicester's decision to sack Claudio Ranieri nine months after winning the Premier League made former Foxes striker Gary Lineker "shed a tear".

Murderer Shaun Walmsley's escape: Two arrested

A man and a woman are to be questioned by police over the escape of a killer in Liverpool.

UN promises to stamp out abuse after child rape allegations

Child abuse allegations have been made against French and UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.

John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift

'Structural change' in retailing prompts department store chain to axe nearly 400 roles.

The papers: The 'wrath' of Storm Doris

The path of destruction left in the wake of Storm Doris makes most of the front pages.

Are you holding your breath in your sleep?

Most people with this serious sleep condition don't realise they have it.

Quiz of the week's news

A weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.

'There's not just one way of being beautiful'

A teenager and aspiring community leader shares her perspective on colourism - discrimination based on the darkness of a skin tone.

Kung fu grandma is China's new internet sensation

The 94-year-old who has become China's latest internet sensation.

Steve Bannon's three goals for the Trump presidency

The president's senior adviser was speaking at a conservative conference in Washington DC.

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Jasvinder Sanghera: I ran away to escape a forced marriage

Honour crime campaigner Jasvinder Sanghera recounts her blighted childhood and her fight for change.

The secret of why we like to eat chocolate

It may seem simple - we like chocolate because it tastes nice. But there's more to it than that - and it relates to a balance that is set right from the very beginning of our lives.

Who are Britain’s jihadists?

At least 800 people from the UK have travelled to support or fight for jihadist organisations in Syria and Iraq, according to British officials. But what do we know about them?

Reality Check: Is Malmo the rape capital of Europe?

Nigel Farage claims Malmo is the rape capital of Europe.

Kim Jong-nam: How N Korea could have used potent VX to kill

The substance could have easily been smuggled into Malaysia without detection, expert Bruce Bennett says.

Are we tough enough on animal cruelty?

High-profile cases of animal cruelty have provoked public outcry over apparent leniency. Is the law tough enough?

The town halls trying to tackle Trump's agenda

Republican politicians are returning to their home districts to face a barrage of criticism

Tottenham 2-2 Gent (agg 2-3)

Tottenham Hotspur are knocked out of the Europa League at the last-32 stage as Gent hold them to a draw at a sell-out Wembley.

Six Nations: Warburton, Stander, Itoje, Barclay, O'Brien, Nowell

Forget jackals, these guys are hyenas - the aggressive beasts who are turnover kings at the ruck. Jeremy Guscott has picked his top six.

How special effects helped create Dr Strange's Oscar-nominated worlds

How to create special effects worthy of an Oscar nomination, by one of the creators of Dr Strange's worlds

The woman who knows who's won the Oscars... but won't tell

Martha Ruiz counts the Oscars votes and talks about the measures she takes to keep the results safe.

Oscars 2017: Which celebrities will get political?

Will this year's Oscars need to create an extra award - for best anti-Donald Trump speech?

Oscar nominations 2017: How diverse is this year's line-up?

After the #OscarsSoWhite controversies of the last two years, 2017 promises to be a more diverse affair.

Oscars 2017: Bluff your way through this year's best picture nominees

Not seen the films up for the best picture Oscar? Let this guide bring you up to speed.

Naomie Harris: 'Daniel Craig could be back as Bond'

The Oscar-nominated actress was speaking after she was awarded her OBE by the Queen at Buckingham Palace.