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Mervyn Westfield, jailed for spot-fixing in 2012, is on the verge of resuming his cricket career in Essex
Click's Spencer Kelly tests a prototype smartphone which can build a 3D map of a user's surroundings.
An ex-member of al-Qaeda says the UK government must be clear about why it has not intervened in Syria, or risk more Muslims being radicalised.
UK taking more diplomatic approach to Ukraine
A snake wins a lengthy battle with a crocodile in northern Queensland, wrestling it, constricting it and then finally eating it.
The NHS says it has lost millions of pounds in the last year because of the number of patients failing to turn up for appointments.
From the Vanity Fair red carpet, Bono talks to the BBC about the Oscars where he performed
Britain leave the 2014 World Track Championships with five medals after silver and bronze for Laura Trott and Becky James.
Two groups of people from Oxford University are led to safety in Snowdonia, as rescue teams deal with five separate mountain call-outs.
Security is tightened in China's Kunming after a knife attack, as witnesses describe horrific scenes and the authorities vow to catch perpetrators.
Demonstrators take to the streets of Caracas, ignoring President Maduro's pleas for Venezuelans to stop protests during carnival.
A third of all councils in England and Wales have told BBC Panorama they are subsidising food banks.
The weather station web feed from Flat Holm island is another victim of the winter storms, it emerges.
Somerset farm owner James Winslade discusses the lasting effects of recent flooding.
Flood damage losses across Europe are expected to increase four fold by 2050, according to a new estimate from scientists.
North Korea deports Australian missionary John Short, who was detained last month after it was reported that he distributed religious material.
A new campaign encouraging parents to be positive about maths is being launched in Wales.
Police searching for missing York student Megan Roberts say a woman's body has been found in the river.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton expects Red Bull to be in the running to defend F1 title despite pre-season struggles.
The South African sprinting star Oscar Pistorius will go on trial in Pretoria, accused of murdering his girlfriend later.