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Andy Murray is ready for a partisan home crowd at his Australian Open quarter-final against Nick Kyrgios on Tuesday.
At least 30 police are killed as they storm a village controlled by Islamist rebels in Maguindanao province, southern Philippines, say officials.
Drivers claimed more than £3m compensation for pothole damage in Britain last year, a survey by the RAC Foundation suggests.
Despite all the warnings, too many of us are living unhealthy lifestyles. This causes a serious burden - and not just to the individual, but to the NHS and wider society as well.
France's Le Pen family split over controversial anti-Muslim video
Pope Francis has released colourful balloons at a ceremony in St Peter's Square to symbolise peace.
How did Nigeria's Boko Haram become so strong?
US Air Force UFO secrets revealed
The Burmese government say investigations are continuing into the rape and murder of two teachers last week.
The Church of England will consecrate its first female bishop, Reverend Libby Lane, in a ceremony at York Minster later.
The 100-year-old camera that has captured readers' lives
The American who changed the look of Sherlock Holmes
Australia awards a knighthood to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, a year after the honour was re-introduced by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
FA Cup carnage: Who's still standing and who can go all the way to Wembley in most open competition in years.
BBC Inside Out reveals a 'lost world' with the discovery of a remarkable submerged forest thousands of years old underneath the sea off eastern England.
How a controversial banner depicting an Anderlecht player's decapitated head came to be unfurled at a game in Belgium.
Nine of Scotland's 14 health boards say they are facing increased demand from people with hearing loss.
Over a third of children in care who have siblings are having to live apart from any of them, suggests research by a children's charity.
A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.
People should be able to choose to vote online in the 2020 general election, a commission set up by Commons Speaker John Bercow concludes.