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A cargo ship which started to sink off the Lizard in Cornwall is towed into St Austell Bay.
Two people are arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a house in Bolton.
Tens of thousands of people across Ukraine hold rival pro-unity and pro-Russian rallies, as Moscow continues to strengthen its grip on Crimea.
The service which treats children and young people with mental illness in Wales is in a state of crisis, child health experts claim.
A teenager is arrested after a 16-year-old boy was treated in intensive care as a result of having apparently taken drugs at a party.
The Ulster Unionist Party says it wants the resources currently devoted to so-called "supergrass" cases to end, as it presents alternative proposals to the Haass talks blueprint.
Northern Ireland's private sector is experiencing continued economic recovery, according to the latest survey of businesses.
Kelly Gallagher wins Britain's first ever Winter Paralympic gold with victory in the super-G event in Sochi.
Reports of a test for Alzheimer's, the search for the missing Malaysian jet and Nick Clegg's 'hymn' to Britain make headlines.
Asian shares fall after both China and Japan released disappointing economic data, worrying investors about a slowdown in the region.
Pope Francis has left the Vatican on a bus with 82 cardinals and bishops for a week of prayer and meditation for Lent.
Officials in Michoacan, Mexico say that they have shot dead drug lord Nazario Moreno - The Craziest One - who was reported killed in 2010.
A standard poodle named Ricky is judged this year's best-in-show at Crufts.
Koichi Wakata is the first Japanese astronaut in history to take up the post of commander on the International Space Station
Japan's current account deficit hits a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, as economic growth figures are revised downwards.
How skiing apps 'encourage speed and recklessness'
A campaign to educate young men about what constitutes rape aims at cutting the number of offences.
School Reporters scoop royal coup with Edward
Are robots and reading helping the city take on Silicon Valley?
Rasoo is the lead singer of The Muckers, one of Iran's leading rock bands. Ahead of a trip to SXSW in Texas, he spoke to the BBC in Tehran about keeping on the right side of the religious authorities.