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A Metropolitan Police protection officer has been found dead from a bullet wound at a property in north London.
The Old Bailey has been told that a 12-year old girl, who was repeatedly raped by a group of men of Pakistani and North African origin, was forced to have an abortion after becoming pregnant.
Emeli Sande, Mumford and Sons and Alt J lead the nominations at this year's Brit Awards. Lizo Mzimba reports on one of the best years for British music in the US
Couples struggling to have a baby should get fertility treatment more quickly and older women should gain access to IVF, according to new NHS guidelines.
The winning bidders are Everything Everywhere; Hutchison 3G UK; Niche Spectrum Ventures, a BT subsidiary; Telefonica (O2); and Vodafone.
Almost 30 million people were in work at the end of 2012, the highest total since records began in 1971.
A royal penguin is being cared for at a New Zealand zoo after being found stranded on a beach 2,000km (1,240 miles) from home its Antarctic.
Mumford & Sons are up for three awards at the Brits including British album of the year and British group. Marcus Mumford and Winston Marshall tell BBC News they have surpassed any expectations they had as musicians.
Approximately 500 diplomats, United Nations officials and environment ministers have been treated to an official dinner, where the food used was Kenyan produce that would have been thrown away for not meeting supermarket appearance standards
More than 1,700 people applied for just eight jobs at a new Costa Coffee shop in Nottingham.
A driving test examiner has been arrested as part of an investigation into allegations of bribery.
Scientists from the University of Birmingham have been working with space agency Nasa to use high-flying robot drones to study the Earth's atmosphere.
A unemployed mother of 11 who is set to move into a £400,000, six-bedroom council house that is being built in Tewkesbury has said she may not move because of the abuse she and her family have been subjected to.
Ed Leigh meets up with the GB Snowboard Slopestyle team as they prepare for the 2014 Winter Olympics
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has described one of the bloodiest massacres in British colonial history as "a deeply shameful event" on the final day of his trip to India.
5 live asked the founder of the Everyday Sexism Project why she was cataloguing incidences of sexism in everyday life.
David Cameron has become the first serving UK prime minister to pay his respects at the scene of one of the bloodiest massacres in British history.
Sony is launching its new PlayStation in an effort to recapture both a share of the market and the enthusiasm for purpose-built games consoles.
The last census revealed that only 45% of Londoners describe their ethnicity as white British. The BBC's home editor Mark Easton reports.
The BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz hears from Brits chairman David Joseph, boss of the UK arm of the globe-spanning Universal Music.