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Should the police be immune from being taken to court for negligence - even when they have admitted making mistakes?
Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.
The BBC's Feras Killani reports from Benghazi, where pro-government forces have been fighting Jihadist militants.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" to back his claim that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
Devastation caused by fighting in Syrian town
The new leader of Germany's controversial anti-Islamisation group Pegida, Kathrin Oertel, resigns a week after her predecessor.
A used buggy listed for sale by a father who said it signified the end of his "happy carefree life" sells for £325.
A family of beavers mysteriously reintroduced to the River Otter in Devon will be allowed to remain living in the wild, Natural England decides.
Libya's perilously thin semblance of normality
BBC News should increase both its local and global coverage and improve its digital services if it is to remain relevant, the corporation has said.
Firefighters spent more than three hours tackling two blazing trucks 10 miles (16km) inside the Channel Tunnel, it is revealed.
What will the news be like in the next decade?
Tesco is to shut four stores and cut more than 300 jobs in Scotland as part of UK-wide plans to reduce costs.
Force India pull out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test, which starts at Spain's Jerez track on Sunday.
Former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley compares the Trident base in Scotland to Auschwitz concentration camp as the MoD says the facility will not move to Wales.
Cutting carbon emissions can be achieved while improving living standards - but big trade-offs in land use and energy are needed, say ministers.
Andy Murray's former coach Dani Vallverdu says he expected to face the Briton for the first time at the Australian Open.
Apple has a shed load of money but seems to have no clue what to do with its $142bn (£93.5bn) cash pile.
Brad Barritt, Tom Wood, Geoff Parling and Kyle Eastmond are ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February.