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Birmingham City fight back from two goals down at non-league Blyth Spartans to reach the FA Cup fourth round.
Masked gunmen in northern Libya kidnap 13 Egyptian Coptic Christians, just a week after seven others were abducted.
Indonesia's weather agency says initial analysis suggests bad weather caused AirAsia flight QZ8501 to crash, with the loss of 162 people.
Former Manchester United players Phil Neville and Paul Scholes are in the dugout for Salford City's match against Kendal.
Christodoulos Xiros,, a member of the Greek Marxist militant group November 17, has been arrested after almost a year on the run, police say.
Refugees from the Syrian conflict, who were abandoned by people traffickers on an animal cargo ship in the Mediterranean, are being found accommodation in Italy.
A murder investigation is launched after the bodies of two men are found following a fire at a flat in central London.
With the Oscars just weeks away and some famous franchises set to return, the BBC's Lizo Mzimba takes a look at what film fans can expect in 2015.
Jamie Walker's long-range goal earns Hearts a point in the Edinburgh derby and keeps their unbeaten record intact.
Tickets to see award-winning musician PJ Harvey record her next album in a glass box at London's Somerset House sell out.
UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone, is now in a critical condition, the Royal Free Hospital says.
Novak Djokovic pulls out of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship final against Andy Murray with a fever.
A man appears at Selkirk Sheriff Court accused of assaulting a woman to the danger of her life after an incident in Galashiels.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup game between Derby County and Southport.
Suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped about 40 boys and young men in a raid on a remote village in north-eastern Nigeria, residents say.
New Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew says the club's situation is "little bit sticky" and new signings are needed.
Five men are arrested and charged with kidnapping and repeatedly raping a Japanese student over several weeks, police in Calcutta say.
If 2014 was "a year like no other", its successor looks a bit bumpier - notably in energy, retail, media and an election in May.
Liverpool's departing captain Steven Gerrard will move to the United States at the end of the season, his club say.
Why Sri Lanka's 'king' may face election defeat