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The Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards calls for new measures, including criminal sanctions, to make bankers responsible for their own failings.
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
Ministers are considering a ban on face-down restraint in English mental hospitals as figures show the technique is being widely used.
Ministers say agreements reached with internet firms will lead to a "fundamental change" in how images of child abuse are dealt with online.
Wikileaks website founder Julian Assange vows to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London even if accusations of sex crimes are dropped.
Ballet dancer David Wall, who became the youngest male principal in the history of the Royal Ballet, dies of cancer, aged 67.
Supreme Court judges are to decide whether relatives of British soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for damages under human rights law.
The criteria used to assess the success of Jobcentre Plus in helping people find work are "flawed", MPs say
A report claims schools are facing increasing pressure to spend money aimed at very poor pupils, known as the pupil premium, to plug holes in their budgets.
The Civil Service faces an exodus of its most "talented and marketable" staff because of growing unhappiness with their pay, a new report claims.
Many UK universities do not consider candidates' backgrounds when offering places, research suggests.
Girls will no longer have to pledge their devotion to God when they join the Guides and Brownies in the UK, the organisation announces.
A ceremony is held to mark the end of building work on "the cheesegrater", the latest addition to London's skyline.
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers accept an invitation from the Japanese prime minster to visit his country.
A young girl is hurt after a petrol bomb is thrown into a street in east Belfast.
David Cameron agrees to meet the parents of murdered April Jones after they challenge him to get involved in the fight over indecent images of children online.
The 22 education services running schools in Wales should be cut by a third, a review recommends.
Sex education at a younger age and free contraception for people as young as 13 are needed to cut teenage pregnancy rates, according to a Holyrood inquiry.
Bereaved parents who did not receive the ashes of their dead babies will take their fight for a public inquiry to the Scottish Parliament later.
The wife of a teacher accused of abducting a schoolgirl tells a court how their marriage fell apart before her husband and the girl went missing.
A British Muslim leader indicted in Bangladesh for war crimes says he is willing to face a fair trial to clear his name.
England will not risk Graeme Swann's long-term fitness in Wednesday's Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
Dawn Approach beats Toronado in a photo finish to win the St James's Palace Stakes on the opening day at Royal Ascot.
England Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce will not be offered a new contract by the FA when his deal expires this month.
Fixed odds betting terminals, a kind of super-powered fruit machine, are driving profits in betting shops. Some councils are now fighting back.
It's a shocking statistic that a child dies of hunger every 10 seconds, very good at grabbing headlines. But is it true?
The G8 leaders turned up in Northern Ireland tieless. So where can still be relied on to be a mandatory necktie area.
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
UK minister Michael Moore tells the BBC it would be "nonsensical" to negotiate the exit terms of Scottish independence ahead of the historic referendum.
The US is to open direct peace talks with the Taliban after more than 10 years of war in Afghanistan, senior White House officials announce.
The government is urged by Labour to support the principle of a financial transaction tax.
Parents and staff from Parentzone explain how they would like to make the internet safer for children.
A Nottinghamshire woman with balance problems says a specially-trained dog has helped her "get her life back".
Twenty years after the teenager Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death in London, details of a star-studded concert in his memory have been unveiled.
Ten-year-old Caitlin Robertson urges the public to sign organ donation register, after her father's organs saved four lives
A British man survives a 15th floor fall in New Zealand after trying to lower himself from a neighbour's balcony to his flat.
Two teenagers, a 15-year-old girl and an 18-year-old man, have died after being hit by a train near a Hertfordshire railway station on Monday night.
Art collector Charles Saatchi has been cautioned for assault after images of him grasping his wife Nigella Lawson by the neck appeared in a newspaper.
The rate of consumer price index (CPI) inflation increased to 2.7% in May, up from 2.4% in April, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.
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