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Woman arrested on suspicion of drink driving after two police officers hit by car and seriously injured in Tipton
The victim of a racially-motivated hate crime in west Belfast has told the BBC he wants to leave the area immediately.
Germany expects Greece to uphold the terms of its international bailout agreement, a spokesman for Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
Police officers from across the US are to attend the funeral of the second New York policeman shot dead in a patrol car last month.
Hundreds of firefighters are continuing to tackle some of the worst bushfires to hit South Australia for more than 30 years.
Officials in Nigeria say Boko Haram has seized a town and a military base used by a multinational force set up to fight the Islamist group.
Brad Pitt leads a sing-along at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in a bid to encourage the correct pronunciation of actor David Oyelowo's name.
Charities face ongoing challenges to raise funds, but the internet has provided a winning formula with viral internet campaigns raising millions.
A Syrian dental student explains why he chose to make the dangerous journey to Italy on board a ship that was abandoned by its crew at sea.
Security forces in Bangladesh stop opposition leader Khaleda Zia from leaving her party offices and ban all protests in the capital.
French director Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language is named best picture of 2014 at the 49th annual US National Society of Film Critics awards.
Pope Francis names 20 new cardinals, including churchmen from Tonga, Ethiopia and Myanmar.
Saracens players wear impact sensors behind their ears against London Irish as the club launches a concussion research programme.
Musician Jamie Cullum has donated his most prized possession, his grand piano, to Commonweal School in Swindon.
Britain has "proper arrangements" in place to screen people who may have contracted Ebola, the PM insists, as questions are raised about the screening of a nurse with the virus.
Gasan Magomedov, a 20-year-old Anzhi Makhachkala footballer, is shot dead while driving his car near his home.
Two men are charged with murdering a builder in an alleged knife and axe attack in Plymouth on New Year's Day.
Police appeal for witnesses after a 22-year-old woman and 27-year-old man man were assaulted in Perth on New Year's Day.
Lions at a Cambridgeshire zoo are given old trees to play with as a post-Christmas treat.
An RNLI volunteer describes how he and his team found some of the crew members from the grounded Hoegh Osaka cargo ship in 'precarious positions'.