The UK public and businesses are being recruited in an unprecedented drive to counter the threat posed by violent extremists.
A police officer is under investigation after shooting dead a 12-year-old boy who pulled a replica gun from the waistband of his trousers in a playground.
Hundreds of thousands of NHS workers, including nurses, midwives and ambulance drivers, are staging four-hour strikes as part of a pay dispute.
A mother has been charged with attempted murder after her newborn baby was allegedly left in a drain for five days.
Could honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani be on his way home to the UK?
A video showing three grandmother's smoking marijuana for the first time has proved a viral hit.
Band Aid 30's single Do They Know It's Christmas? has gone straight to number one in the UK charts.
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A bug that spies on computer users may have been developed by a "nation state", according to the internet security company that uncovered it.
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