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A man pleads guilty to the double murder of his former partner and her baby son.
2014 Fifa World Cup: Fixtures for the tournament in Brazil
Severe weather is affecting Britain, with thousands evacuated due to a tidal surge along the east coast and snow alerts in place in Scotland.
Even before he was released from prison, Nelson Mandela identified sport as a way of achieving peace, writes David Bond
A former Royal Marine who murdered an insurgent in Afghanistan says he is "devastated" at being given a life sentence.
Rhyl residents are rehoused after properties were flooded when streets were inundated with sea water caused by a storm surge.
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Spencer Kelly finds out how ultrasound can give virtual objects a tactile sensation.
Royal Marine Sergeant Alexander Blackman has been sentenced to life in prison by a court martial for murdering an insurgent in Afghanistan.
The Ukrainian and Russian presidents hold surprise talks on a "strategic partnership treaty" a week after Ukraine shelved a key deal with the EU.
The first episode of the music talent show Pakistan Idol is broadcast, to the delight of thousands of music lovers.
#BBCtrending looks at the intense activity on social media in the 60 seconds before Nelson Mandela's death was officially announced by South African President Jacob Zuma.
Hurricane-force winds and tidal surges have killed at least seven people in northern Europe, flooded parts of Hamburg and left thousands of homes without electricity.
Items saved from the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan
The director of the new Nelson Mandela film describes how the premiere was halted at the news of the former president's death.
Hundreds of BBC School Reporters around the UK give their reaction to the death of Nelson Mandela.
Why photos of women are doctored by some Iranian media
A deliberate attempt to disrupt services at NatWest left some customers struggling to access online banking on Friday.
Public figures across Scotland pay their tributes to Nelson Mandela, the founder of post-apartheid South Africa.
Up to 200 homes and businesses have been flooded in Whitby in North Yorkshire.