More than a million Brazilians have joined demonstrations around the country demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment.
The son of former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is reportedly given a 15-year sentence for security offences and financial crimes.
British number one Heather Watson beats Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4 6-4 at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells.
Firefighters tackle a large blaze at an industrial site in Salford, so fierce it "melted" the letters on one of the fire engines, crews say.
Manager Louis van Gaal says Man Utd's 3-0 win over Spurs has helped suck Man City into the Premier League top-four "rat race".
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More than a million people across Brazil join demonstrations demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment over a corruption scandal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he was ready to put the country's nuclear weapons on standby during tensions in Ukraine and Crimea.
Sam Smith tops both the singles and album chart, denying Madonna the 12th number one album of her career.
Stefan Johansen says "the Celtic future is bright" under manager Ronny Deila following their League Cup final victory over Dundee United.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney celebrates his side's third goal against Spurs with a boxing celebration move.
The relatives of at least 49 people who died in a bus crash in southern Brazil have been identifying bodies in Santa Catarina state.
Everton beat 10-man Newcastle to ease their relegation fears with a first league home win in three months.
An arrest is made in connection with the shooting of two police officers in the restive city of Ferguson, Missouri police say.
Manchester United cement their place in the Premier League's top four with the finest display of Louis van Gaal's reign.
US tycoon Robert Durst is arrested on a murder charge ahead of the finale of a TV documentary investigating the alleged crime.
A 26-year-old London man is sought by police investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found inside a burning car in West Sussex.
Celtic take a step towards the domestic treble as they prove too strong for Dundee United in the Scottish League Cup final.
France keep their remote Six Nations title hopes alive as they beat Italy in soggy conditions in rain-lashed Rome.
A 17-year-old is airlifted by helicopter from the top of the Wallace Monument near Stirling after dislocating his knee.