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Two Iranians who boarded a missing Malaysian jet with stolen passports had no apparent terrorist links, officials say, as rescuers widen their search.
General secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union Bob Crow dies aged 52
Bank of England governor Mark Carney begins giving evidence to MPs, and will be quizzed over claims that some officials knew about alleged foreign exchange rate fixing.
Vince Cable's wife says she is "not wild" about the idea of her husband becoming Liberal Democrat leader.
Britain's Kelly Gallagher crashes out of the super combined slalom run while the GB curlers suffer a heavy loss to Finland.
Oscar Pistorius had a 'big love for guns', a friend tells his murder trial as he describes two firearms incidents involving the Paralympic athlete.
The Philippines lodges a protest with China, accusing its coast guard of preventing two civilian vessels reaching sailors on a disputed shoal.
The UK's biggest sports retailer, Sports Direct, plans to give founder Mike Ashley a share bonus worth some £65m.
Charlton sack boss Chris Powell with the club bottom of Championship and are set to replace him with Belgian Jose Riga.
A meeting with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine will not happen until Moscow engages with US proposals on the crisis, the US secretary of state says.
A radio comedy drama starring the late Only Fools and Horses actor Roger Lloyd Pack in one of his final roles will air later this month.
Three men and a woman are arrested on suspicion of travelling to or supporting fighting in war zones, say Manchester police
A teenager in a coma since he was struck on the head during anti-government protests in Turkey nine months ago dies in hospital, sparking clashes.
Colm Donaghy, the chief executive of the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, has resigned.
A journalist with Swedish and British nationality has been killed in Afghanistan.
MPs are set to debate a controversial measure which would give the health secretary the power to impose the closure of local hospital services.
Live coverage of the trial of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, who denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day 2013.
A top judge says postal voting is open to "industrial-scale" fraud - but ministers insist it will not be scrapped.
Co-op Group chief executive Euan Sutherland has offered his resignation, the BBC's Robert Peston learns.
A woman uses another pregnant woman's details off a social media site to give birth undetected.