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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.
Four US soldiers have been killed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, hours after the US announced direct talks with the Taliban.
Meteorologists and scientists meeting at the Met Office say the UK's damp summers could be caused by a warmer Atlantic Ocean.
Ministers are considering a ban on face-down restraint in English mental hospitals as figures show the technique is being widely used.
A new consistent system of front-of-pack food labelling is to be introduced in the UK, the government says.
Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
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.
Wikileaks website founder Julian Assange vows to remain in the Ecuadorian embassy in London even if accusations of sex crimes are dropped.
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.
Source: BBC International