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A suicide bombing in Yemen's southern city of Ibb, targeting a Houthi religious celebration, has killed at least 33 people, medical sources say.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is given a six-week ban and £50,000 fine by the FA for his comments on Jewish and Chinese people.
A 25-year-old woman has been arrested at Luton Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences, police say.
An investigation is launched over claims train passengers were forced to travel in the driver's cab for part of their journey because of overcrowding.
Pakistan hangs a man who plotted to assassinate Pervez Musharraf, the seventh execution since a moratorium was lifted.
Three major UK supermarkets are to cut the price of petrol and diesel by 2p per litre from Thursday.
At least four people have been found dead on a cargo ship carrying an estimated 900 migrants, which was found adrift in Greek waters, the Red Cross says.
Russia's annual inflation for 2014 will hit about 11.4%, according to official estimates, as the government intervenes to support another bank.
Police Scotland examine complaints about Ebola comments tweeted by controversial TV personality Katie Hopkins.
BBC Scotland learns a group including businessman George Letham has bought 16% of Rangers from Laxey Partners.
More than 13,000 people are tested for drink and drug driving in north Wales the run up to Christmas, according to police.
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Geologists are exploring deposits of rare earth elements found in the Mourne mountains
The often complex nature of air crashes means the reasons why AirAsia QZ8501 fell into the sea will not be clear until the flight recorders are found, says the BBC's Richard Westcott.
Preview followed by live coverage of the New Year's Day Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.
Baroness Butler-Sloss cautions against victims being given too much influence in the public inquiry into historical child sex abuse.
You'd be forgiven for thinking that your household energy bill should be lower soon, given the dramatic fall in oil prices. But it's not that straightforward.
People around the world have been marking the new year with fireworks and celebrations.
Sir Paul McCartney calls popular music courses focussing on The Beatles "ridiculous, yet very flattering".
A police officer resigns after he is arrested over claims he slept with prostitutes while on duty in Greater Manchester.