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UK phone giant BT agrees to buy British mobile operator EE for £12.5bn, it says
INXS guitarist Tim Farriss has said he may never play the guitar properly again after severing his finger in a boating accident.
Retired footballer and ex-PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle says he was trying to take his own life when was hit by a lorry in December.
A security alert in Lurgan, County Armagh, that closed part of the Belfast to Dublin railway line continues overnight.
Blood cancer patients in Wales are to be offered an alternative to chemotherapy thanks to a new treatment.
Indonesia's economy expands at its weakest annual pace in more than five years after being affected by falling commodity prices.
People should be forced to vote, a Welsh MP tells an inquiry, because more than 20 million do not take part in elections.
An explosion which destroyed two houses was "most likely" caused by a gas cylinder in one of the houses, an investigation finds.
Northern Ireland's department of health does not have any medical evidence of its own to support a permanent ban on gay men donating blood, a BBC investigation has found.
Watch BBC Sport's first Six Nations chain interview as the captains answer a question and then set the next one for another skipper.
Documents obtained by the BBC show the Conservatives are spending over £100,000 each month on Facebook and as much as £3,000 in individual constituency campaigns.
There has been a steady rise in the number of under-18s being referred for help with their sexual identity, figures given to Newsbeat show.
The 90-year-old President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, is caught on film falling over in public.
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, who was freed on Sunday after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, has told the BBC's Andrew Harding he was not aware of the reason why he was set free.
Ecuador announces a state of emergency in the Galapagos after a ship with hazardous materials ran aground, threatening the islands' ecosystem.
NHS spending on agency nurses has soared in the past two years in England, to at least nearly £500m last year, says the Royal College of Nursing.
Twitter users in Argentina and China ridicule Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for poking fun at what she hears on a trip to China.
Health campaigners are calling for stricter regulations on the marketing of alcohol, amid fears about the impact it is having on children.
Far more money needs to be pumped into global drug research to tackle the looming threat of antimicrobial resistance, a report says.
Many students at UK universities are subjected to unfair changes in courses, according to the consumer group Which.