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Ukrainian and Russian immigrants to the US talk to the BBC about how they see the crisis in their homelands
Government forecasts for what it expects to recoup from closing tax loopholes are vulnerable to "great uncertainty", MPs say.
Nima Abu Wardeh takes a tour of the most expensive superyacht currently on the market.
Scientists at City University, London have developed a machine that they say is able to simulate taste.
What are the strangest sounds in the universe?
Graeme McDowell, Rory McIlroy and Jamie Donaldson are one off the lead after day two of the WGC Cadillac Championship.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta announces that he and his cabinet will take pay cuts to help reduce the government's ballooning wage bill.
Turkey's former army chief Ilker Basbug is released from prison in Istanbul after a local court overturns his conviction for plotting a coup.
Inside the mind of the Scandi-drama detective
A man and woman are tied up by a masked gang during an aggravated burglary in County Armagh.
Adam Swift scores two tries as St Helens beat Hull KR to extend their perfect Super League start to four matches.
The annual South by Southwest festival has kicked off in Austin, Texas. The BBC's North America Technology Correspondent Richard Taylor soaks up the atmosphere.
Animated film Room on the Broom scoops a prize at the British Animation Awards, less than a week after losing out at the Oscars.
The hazards of being single, divorced or widowed in India
South Africa expels three Rwandan diplomats in connection with an attack on the home of an exiled Rwandan dissident, diplomatic sources say.
After ceasing publication last summer, one man has risked all, by reviving the European Rail Timetable, the backpacker's bible
How the InterRail timetable was born again
A man and a woman are charged with causing or allowing the death of a two-year-old girl who ingested the heroin substitute methadone.
A former head teacher is cleared of acting inappropriately by asking a police officer to tell pupils off for not smiling for a photo.
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is expected to field just one candidate in May's European election.