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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says striker Olivier Giroud has apologised for his red card in the 2-1 win over QPR.
West Brom manager Alan Irvine says he cannot be confident about his job after the 3-1 home defeat by Manchester City.
Who could play until he is 70 - and which player needs to be offered a long-term contract by his club?
A man and a woman are arrested by police investigating a burglary in which an elderly couple were attacked, leaving them with serious injuries.
Hundreds of people have gathered in New York for the wake of one of two police officers shot by a man who then killed himself.
A fight erupts in the Georgian parliament between ruling and opposition lawmakers.
Three businessmen offer £6.5m investment to Rangers as an alternative to further funding from Newcastle owner Mike Ashley.
Former Belgian Prime Minister Leo Tindemans, whose record support at the first European elections earned him the nickname "Mr Europe", dies aged 92.
A judge in Pakistan issues an arrest warrant for a radical imam who refused to condemn the Peshawar school massacre.
All trains to and from London King's Cross have been cancelled on Saturday because of overrunning engineering work, Network Rail says.
A baby has been born on a Philadelphia subway train after his mother suddenly went into labour on Christmas Day.
World number one golfer Rory McIlroy sees the funny side as Sweet Caroline is played as he is interviewed at an Ulster rugby game.
Jose Mourinho says John Terry is the same player who led Chelsea to the title a decade ago after their Boxing Day win over West Ham.
A US city government is suing the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras over investor losses due to a corruption scandal.
Wayne Rooney scores twice and creates a goal for Robin van Persie as Manchester United secure an easy win over Newcastle.
Prosecutors in Azerbaijan raid the offices of a radio station in the capital, Baku, which is funded by the US government.
BBC Alba coverage with English language commentary of the Pro12 match.
Two Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) officers are treated in hospital for the effects of breathing in smoke following an arson attack at a flat in Antrim.
Manchester City score three first-half goals and survive a snowstorm as they beat West Brom to stay three points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Ex-England striker Emile Heskey scores from the bench on his Bolton debut and inspires them to victory against Blackburn.