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Nato is poorly prepared for an attack on a member state by Russia, a group of MPs warns in a report.
Norman Baker - the minister in charge of regulating animal experiments - tells the BBC he wants a total ban on them.
David Hoare, a trustee of a struggling academies chain, is announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted.
The DUP and Sinn Féin reach agreement over Stormont's quarterly budget after weeks of deadlock, the BBC understands.
The government launches the first nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of people working in slavery in the UK.
Scottish companies will be able to boost their presence on the world stage under independence, Scotland's finance secretary says.
Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with suspected cases of the Ebola virus, a union leader warns.
Repeat offenders convicted of alcohol-related crimes could be forced by courts to wear ankle tags to monitor whether they are still drinking, under a new pilot scheme.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron warns of increasingly tough sanctions unless Russian President Vladimir Putin "changes his approach".
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