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Rescue operation is under way after a boy becomes trapped waist-deep in mud near Pontypridd.
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A judge hears closing submissions in the case of a man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at Cranhill Park in Glasgow.
Ferrari refuse to modify their target of two wins in 2015 despite their promising showing in pre-season testing.
The Ministry of Defence signs a £859m deal to support the development of the next generation of Royal Navy warships.
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Police in the UK, who arrested a man accused of hacking FBI computers in the UK, refuse to return his computer because they cannot decrypt its files.
BBC deputy political editor James Landale looks at whether a minority government could be held to ransom if a party like UKIP had the balance of power.
Prime Minister David Cameron describes his "ultimate nightmare scenario" as a Labour and SNP coalition following May's general election.
BBC News looks at the key issues in Greece's bailout talks, which are taking place in Brussels on Friday.
A man who died on one of England's highest mountains is named by police.
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What is likely to be announced in Indian Prime Minister Modi's first full budget?
There are fears of substantial job losses as an Anglesey poultry factory considers cutting a shift from operations at the plant.
Prime Minister David Cameron attacks Labour as "weak and spineless" in a speech to the Scottish Tory conference.
Rival parties in Yemen agree to form a "people's transitional council" to help govern the country and guide it out of the current political crisis.
A convicted Mafia boss who lived in London for 20 years must be extradited to Italy, a judge rules.
Three missing east London schoolgirls are feared to be travelling to Syria via Turkey, police say.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the club "feel ashamed" after fans prevented a black man from boarding a train, but says he "refuses to be connected" with those involved.
One of Belfast's most historic pubs is among 17 buildings in the city that could lose their listed status.