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A judge rules that airline Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.
Chickens are growing resistant to antibiotics used to treat bugs which cause food poisoning, according to a new report covering 28 EU countries.
Pope Francis has been widely praised for his no-nonsense approach, but his off-the-cuff remarks have sparked criticism in recent months, as BBC News explains
Serbian player Zarko Udovicic was threatened at gunpoint by his team's own fans after missing a penalty, FIFPro say.
A former Syrian doctor admits having a hoard of explosive ingredients and instructions on how to prepare bombs in Edinburgh.
Scotland will need time to get over the disappointment of their World Cup defeat by Afghanistan, says captain Preston Mommsen.
Details have emerged of footage filmed by Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly during a bloody rampage inside a Jewish supermarket, a report says.
Today's investigation into Jimmy Savile reveals how his criminal behaviour "was facilitated by ministers or civil servants".
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Charlton are investigating online footage appearing to show a couple having sex on the club's pitch.
Britain's Andy Murray loses 6-1 6-3 to teenager Borna Coric, ranked 84 in the world, in the Dubai Championships quarter-finals.
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Ukraine's army is starting the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line in the east as part of a ceasefire, the defence ministry in Kiev says.
McLaren expect Fernando Alonso to recover from his crash and race in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on 15 March.
The childhood home of Beatles legend Paul McCartney is to be sold at an auction in Liverpool's famous Cavern Club later.
BBC Radio 1's Official Chart show could move from its Sunday slot following an international agreement to release new albums and singles on Fridays.
The UK government says it has "agreed in principle" not to award any more fracking licences in Scotland.
An unexploded Second World War bomb has been discovered close to Borussia Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park ground.
Clare Balding says more girls should work in sport
BBC Hindi's Ankur Jain explains how people in the city of Ahmedabad in the western Indian state of Gujarat are dealing with a deadly outbreak of swine flu.