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More money was spent making films in the UK last year than in any other year since measurements began, figures from the British Film Institute reveal.
The trial of former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is halted after he was injured when he tripped leaving the witness box.
Images from around the world: 3 February
A post by a UKIP MP, apparently by his young daughter, causes confusion on Twitter by urging followers: "Come play Hello Kitty World with me".
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy stepped in to prevent striker Emmanuel Adebayor leaving for West Ham on transfer deadline day.
The Chinese government says only eight of the country's 74 biggest cities met its own basic air quality standards in 2014.
The big five energy comparison sites have admitted they earn up to £30 in commission every time a customer switches provider
The UN says it is "extremely concerned" by pictures which appear to show the logo of the Islamic State militant group on its food aid to Syria.
EastEnders boss Dominic Treadwell-Collins says he will not bring minority characters into the BBC soap just to fulfil diversity quotas.
Carl Froch vacates his IBF super-middleweight belt, and avoids a fight against mandatory challenger James DeGale.
The head of a UN inquiry into last year's conflict in Gaza resigns amid Israeli allegations of bias over his former work with the PLO.
Two Russian pilots working for UN peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur region have been kidnapped, Russia says.
Uber announces plans to research driverless cars while a report claims Google is considering launching a lift-hailing service
Donations flood in for a Detroit, Michigan, man who walks 21 miles as part of his daily commute after a newspaper tells his story.
A pioneer of medical technologies that have benefited millions of people is the latest winner of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
Efforts to recreate one of the earliest computers are aided by the recovery of a part of the original machine, which had been bought to create bookshelves.
US President Obama seeks to raise funding for Nasa in the Federal Year 2016 to $18.5bn (£12.3bn).
A damming report of a privately-run hospital that is due to be returned to the NHS contained 300 factual errors, its chief executive says.
An advert for a job in graphic design in France is withdrawn after complaints about a clause stipulating "not Jewish".
Terror raids in Paris and Lyon lead to the arrest of eight men suspected of recruiting fighters for Islamist militants in Syria.