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Half of all children under five in Afghanistan are suffering from the effects of malnutrition, according to estimations.
Joe Root scores his first one-day international ton as England beat West Indies by 25 runs to win the series 2-1.
Daniel Sturridge's late header earns England a laboured victory in their friendly against Denmark at Wembley.
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale leads Wales to an impressive friendly win over Iceland in Cardiff.
Portuguese scientists identify a dinosaur that may have been the largest predator ever to roam across the European landmass.
Police officers in a Cheshire town are wearing body cameras in a pilot project aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour.
Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays both cite the Scottish independence referendum as a potential risk to their businesses.
Scott Brown's late strike gives Scotland a narrow victory over Poland in their friendly in Warsaw.
Former US President Bill Clinton says Northern Ireland must "finish the job" and resolve outstanding issues in peace process.
The foreign ministers of Russia and key Western powers hold talks in Paris to try to resolve the crisis in Ukraine.
Lloyds and Barclays Bank offer deferred share payments to senior executives, a move that sidesteps EU rules on bonus limits.
Exeter back-row forward Tom Johnson is named in England's squad to face Wales in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Sunday.
The Italian government has ordered immediate action to try to save the world famous archaeological site at Pompeii from further damage.
A British soldier has died as a result of "non battle-related injuries" at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence says.
A man whose ex-girlfriend found a video showing him having sex with her dog is spared a custodial sentence.
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law is accused of using the "murderous power of his words" to rally people against the US, as his trial opens in New York.
The Bank of England suspends a member of staff after investigating potential rigging of the foreign exchange market.
Bookmaker Paddy Power is ordered to remove its Oscar Pistorius advert as is becomes the most complained-about UK campaign of all time.
Worldwide experts think we may be eating too much sugar, but what are the concerns and where is it found in the diet?
Holders England earn a 2-0 win against Italy in their opening Cyprus Cup game, while Scotland are held by France.