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The billionaire investor George Soros has warned that the aggressive stimulus policy rolled-out by the European Central Bank could "reinforce inequality" in the EU.
Scientists working on Europe's Rosetta probe, which is tracking Comet 67P, say they may have found evidence for how such icy objects were formed.
An Edinburgh lawyer who lost her hands and feet following a serious illness is named winner of a global humanitarian award.
An east Belfast primary school will be closed on Friday following a "malicious" threat via email.
A Monmouthshire farmer decides to sell all his dairy cows and turn to beef farming because of the falling price of milk.
A "reckless" driver is captured travelling along a motorway in Manchester with the car windscreen almost entirely covered by snow.
Billie Jean King says it was "truly sexist" for Serena Williams and Eugenie Bouchard to be asked to twirl at the Australian Open.
The world governing body of snooker has submitted a bid to have the sport included at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Scientists working on Europe's Rosetta mission say they may have found evidence for how comets are formed.
Measles outbreak at Disney reignites vaccination debate.
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's FA Cup game between Cambridge United and Manchester United.
The World Health Organization officials says there has been a 'turning point' in the Ebola crisis, as cases fall in the three affected countries.
The unique world of club hoping to shock Man United
The Duke of York says he wants to "focus on work" in his first public appearance since US woman Virginia Roberts accused him of sexual misconduct.
Prince Andrew has appeared in public for the first time since a woman alleged she was forced to have sex with him when she was 17.
US President Barack Obama will not meet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu when he speaks to Congress in March, the White House says.
The Hoegh Osaka is pulled back to port after 19 days stranded in the Solent.
BBC World presents a live debate from Davos, Switzerland, where the World Economic Forum is meeting
Tunisia make the most of Zambia's wastefulness in front of goal as they come from behind to win.
A driver is arrested after an elderly woman was hit by a car in Cardiff city centre.