Mairead Philpott, who was jailed for killing her six children in a house fire, is planning to appeal her 17 year sentence.
A divorced British man is being questioned by police in France on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children.
MPs are in line for a pay rise of up to £20,000 in a move that could spark public fury.
A New York college student has been shot dead by a police officer who was responding to reports of an intruder at her home.
David Cameron is facing calls to deal with damaging rifts with Tory activists over Europe and gay marriage.
A controversial British-made hot air balloon takes to the skies this weekend to commemorate the 100th birthday of Australia's capital city.
Comic Lenny Henry has accused bosses of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) TV Awards of failing to recognise talented black Brits.
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The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has issued a warning over George Osborne's plan to boost the housing market.
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