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The former Marussia team, now known as Manor, name Englishman Will Stevens as their first race driver for the new season.
South Africa's budget raises taxes and cuts spending as the government tries to restore growth to an economy hit by power shortages, strikes and high unemployment
Scientists researching 5G at the University of Surrey achieve data connection many thousands of times faster than the average 4G.
Two men are arrested in connection with the disappearance of a woman in County Antrim, as police search a river close to her home.
The PM says he is not ruling out further changes on second jobs but says the existing rules should be "properly applied".
Sixty residents are temporarily re-housed after a large fire destroyed a derelict bingo hall in Cardiff.
The European Commission approves proposals for a single European market in the supply, purchase and consumption of energy.
Efforts to create an 8,700-strong regional force to fight Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram are taking shape, writes the BBC's Tomi Oladipo.
Kevin O'Brien and Gary Wilson hit fifties as Ireland recover from a nervy start to beat UAE by two wickets at the Gabba.
Images from around the world: 25 February
Egypt's Premier League will resume from its suspension next month with fans banned from attending matches following violent clashes.
Lego reports a 15% rise in sales and profits for 2014, hailing the performance as "highly satisfactory".
Iranian military fires at replica US aircraft carrier during exercises in the Strait of Hormuz.
Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron to back his party's proposed ban on MPs from working as consultants or directors of private companies.
The French foreign minister urges the release of a Frenchwoman kidnapped along with her interpreter in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.
One man dies and two others suffer minor injuries following a three vehicle crash near Brynmawr.
England's Mike Brown is out of Sunday's Six Nations match in Ireland after suffering a setback in his recovery from concussion.
The Labour Party's candidate to fight the seat of Bradford West at the general election withdraws, days after she was selected.
The Red Arrows reveal a new design inspired by the union jack on the tailfins of their jets.
A teacher-led commission is being set up to help primary schools in England find new ways of assessing their pupils' progress.