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A review is sought for a rejected residential development on the site of an 18th Century mansion near Dumfries which has fallen into disrepair.
Public anger over the size of top executives' salaries is damaging the reputation of UK firms, according to a survey of business leaders.
The UK government says it will block the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman.
A man is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a motorist is dragged along a motorway by his own stolen van.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her economic policy in her last speech to Congress before she steps down in December.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says Angel Di Maria will come good despite his recent struggles on the pitch.
Watch the best of the weekend's Six Nations action in one handy bite-sized chunk with the Six Nations Catch-Up.
The BBC speaks exclusively to a former member of Islamic State who met Mohammed Emwazi - dubbed "Jihadi John" - during his early days in Syria.
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
Real Madrid's title hopes suffer a setback as Gerard Moreno's goal earns Villarreal a point at the Bernabeu Stadium.
MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini's team selection suited Liverpool in the Reds' win.
The Islamic State fighter known as "Jihadi John" was cold and a loner who set himself apart from others, according to a man who met him in Syria.
Michael Chan, whose brother Andrew is on death row in Indonesia for drug trafficking, pleads to President Joko Widodo on television for clemency.
Rafael Nadal wins a record-equalling 46th career clay-court title with success in the Argentina Open in Buenos Aires.
Nineteen of the 220 members of an Assyrian Christian community kidnapped by Islamic State in Syria have been freed, activists say.
David Somers is to leave his role as Rangers chairman ahead of the club's EGM on 6 March, BBC Scotland has learned.
BBC Sport's Lee McKenzie and Ben Edwards look back at the final day of testing in Barcelona as Nico Rosberg completes 148 laps at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Royal Blood take the top spots in the first UK album chart to count streaming data alongside sales.
The Duke of Cambridge arrives in China for a four-day visit, becoming the first UK royal to visit the country in nearly 30 years.
Jose Mourinho lifts his first trophy since returning to Chelsea as his side see off Tottenham in the League Cup final.