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A seal is found by a dog walker in the middle of a field in St Helens, Merseyside.
A teenager admits lying to police about the death of a six-week-old girl.
A blast furnace at a German steel mill suffered "massive damage" following a cyber attack on the plant's network, says a report.
Firefighters have rescued 42 people who were stranded by floodwater at a supermarket in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire.
The oil price may have hit bottom. But oil will continue for some months yet to be the big influence on prosperity and power.
The Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed that the rigging of foreign exchange rates and other financial benchmarks will become a criminal offence.
Bitcoin trader Charlie Shrem has been sentenced to two years in jail for indirectly helping people swap cash for bitcoins on the Silk Road marketplace.
A mother and father convicted of causing or allowing the death of their young son are each sentenced to nine years.
Russia's former finance minister has warned the country is entering a "full blown economic crisis" and will enter recession next year.
Christmas crackers are bound to be a feature of Yuletide celebrations this Thursday, but did you know that they actually date back more than 150 years?
The start and finish locations of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire are announced.
Former Liverpool player Mark Lawrenson, who had described the Reds as "rudderless", says there are now signs of recovery.
North Korea threatens unspecified attacks on the US as it escalates a war of words over the Sony Pictures cyber attacks.
Spaniards await the results of the famous "El Gordo" (The Fat One) Christmas lottery, with €2.2bn (£1.7bn; $2.7bn) of prizes on offer.
Hundreds of elderly people across Belfast are to lose home help services because of cuts to the health trust's budget.
Stolen laptop containing the last photographs of a terminally ill child before she died has been returned to her family.
The son of Hollywood actor Jackie Chan is charged with a drug offence, Chinese prosecutors say, and could now face three years in jail.
Rangers' board are greeted with chants of "out, out, out" as they take their seats at the club's AGM on Monday at Ibrox.
Police investigating the 1972 murder of Belfast mother-of-ten Jean McConville arrest two men in counties Antrim and Armagh.
York Theatre Royal's long-serving panto dame, Berwick Kaler, tells BBC Breakfast what it takes to excel in the role of Widow Twanky or Mother Goose.