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Sierra Leone's Vice-President Samuel Sam-Sumana has been sacked for seeking political asylum in the US embassy, the president's office says.
Bank of England policymakers feared that the risk of a strong pound could make low inflation persistent, minutes from their latest meeting show.
The number of people claiming unemployment benefit in Northern Ireland falls by 1,700 in February.
Vintage posters on sale
Our science editor David Shukman inspects the colossal dome being constructed to house the crippled Chernobyl nuclear power station.
Bolivia cancel a friendly away to Nigeria over security fears, delaying Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama's 100th cap.
Ahead of the final coalition Budget, the BBC looks back at the economic story of the government.
Sunderland are to review their suspension of midfielder Adam Johnson following an extension to his police bail.
A cheap, highly addictive drug called nyaope is destroying impoverished townships in South Africa.
A petition calls on the BBC to hire Alan Partridge as the new presenter of Top Gear.
The number of people out of work in UK fell by 102,000 to 1.86 million in the three months to January, official figures show.
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 6,000 between November and January to stand at 162,000, according to official figures.
A new protective dome is being built to shield the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, at Chernobyl in Ukraine.
Dutch driver Giedo van der Garde reaches a settlement with Sauber after ending his legal action against the Formula 1 team.
Claudia Winkleman is named best entertainment presenter at the Royal Television Society Awards, beating Graham Norton and Keith Lemon.
Why is a UK town following Detroit's example?
South Africa thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Sydney to cruise into the semi-finals of the World Cup.
A police officer from Gloucestershire who admitted having sex with three vulnerable women he met while on duty has "more victims", his force says.
A man dies in a crash involving three lorries on the M6 near the Warwickshire/Leicestershire border.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has created a search engine that can analyse the dark web.