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Two men, aged 19 and 24, are sentenced for the attempted murder of a Chinese takeaway owner in Edinburgh.
The smell of something burning at the White House Science Fair gave President Barack Obama the chance to joke with students about the War of 1812.
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves promises "some enquiries" if England do not beat West Indies in the upcoming Test series.
A man arrested on suspicion of murdering missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is released on bail.
The vice-president for Europe Lufthansa Heike Birlenbach has said their main focus is on relatives of those who died in the Germanwings plane crash.
Watch one of the boats in the Volvo Ocean Race capsize, with water flooding the deck during the event in the Southern Ocean.
Pupils at Pen-y-Dre High School are in shock after the French striker turned up to present a sports award to a pupil.
Greek ex-Finance Minister George Papaconstantinou is found guilty of tampering with a list of potential tax evaders, receiving a suspended prison sentence.
BBC Scotland announces plans to hold two party leader debates, one at the beginning of April and a second four days before the election on 7 May.
Chris Fawkes looks at the weather conditions in the area at the time of the Germanwings plane crash.
The future of how Europeans' data is shared with US companies is set to be considered by the EU's highest court.
Cult sci-fi show The X-Files is to return to TV after a 13-year hiatus, with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprising their FBI agent roles.
Aerial video shows the crash site of the Germanwings flight 4U 9525, which was carrying 144 passengers and six crew.
Telefonica finalises a deal to sell its O2 mobile phone network to Hutchison Whampoa for £10.25bn.
Sixteen students and two teachers from Joseph-Koenig school in the German town of Haltern are believed to be among the victims of the crash.
A man known as the "naked rambler" has his claim to be naked in public rejected by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
The restart of the Large Hadron Collider is proceeding slowly, with one section of the vast machine trailing behind the other seven in its preparations.
The move of the Chart rundown from Sunday to Friday is simply the latest development in a constant evolution, says Lizo Mzimba.
Germanwings flight 4U 9525 carrying 150 people has crashed in the French Alps on its way from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. Richard Westcott explains what we know so far.
England could consider a bid for the 2026 World Cup, says Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.