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Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has fallen to the lowest recorded level for the winter season, according to US scientists.
Violence the Mexican city of Acapulco is taking a toll on the tourism industry, the BBC finds.
Everton become the last English side to exit European competition as they are beaten soundly by Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine.
As the post-Budget debate on the extent of future austerity rages on, there has been a sobering reminder of the financial needs of the NHS next year and beyond.
Illegal immigrants in the UK who fear they may be deported, are being smuggled out of Britain by criminal gangs
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UKIP MEP and election candidate Janice Atkinson is suspended "following allegations of a financial nature", the party says.
Nine people have been arrested in connection with a gun attack in Tunis that saw 23 people killed on Wednesday, including 20 foreign tourists.
The best solar eclipse in the UK since 1999 should be visible on the morning of Friday 20 March.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waters down a pre-election vow not to allow the establishment of a Palestinian state.
A man who shook a one-month-old baby so hard the child suffered head injuries is given a hospital order.
Greatfire, which campaigns against internet censorship in China, says it has come under a cyber-attack that is taking sites offline.
The appointment of David Duckenfield as police match commander for the FA Cup semi-final on the day of the Hillsborough disaster was a "step too far for him," an expert says.
One of the suspects in the killing of the spy Alexander Litvinenko is thought to be willing to co-operate with the inquiry into his death, lawyers say.
Two of Sepp Blatter's election rivals express disappointment at the Fifa president's decision not to take part in a TV debate.
Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders draws sharp criticism for having his face painted black during a traditional festival in Brussels.
A council defends its use of a video of a man apparently defecating in the street outside their city hall as part of an official campaign against dog fouling.
Illegal immigrants are being smuggled out of the UK via Dover to evade deportation then smuggled back, a BBC investigation has found.
A fatal accident inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash in which six people died will be held in July.