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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.
Yemen's government offers resignation amid ongoing stand-off with Shia Houthi rebels, officials say.
Swansea City sign former England Under-21 defender Kyle Naughton from Tottenham Hotspur for £5m.
Officials report threefold increase in the number of cases of mumps in Scotland in the first three weeks of this year.
Half of Borneo's mammals will see their habitats shrink by more than a third by 2080, according to a new report.
The poor are doubly disadvantaged in education in many low-income countries, with school budgets more likely to be targeted at better-off pupils, says Unicef.
Mexico's Abraham Cruzvillegas, known for making sculptures from found materials, will be the next artist to fill the Turbine Hall at London's Tate Modern.
A typical day in a typical force has been calculated - and an increasing amount of time is being spent on public safety and welfare work.
Broadcasters have put forward new proposals for the live TV election debates which include the Greens, the SNP and Plaid Cymru.
DUP leader Peter Robinson says he will be will be writing to the BBC and ITV to find out why his party has not been included in those taking part in TV election debates.
A police officer is threatened with a machete in the City of London after being called to reports of raid by three men on mopeds at a jewellery store.
Jonathan Sexton is named in Ireland's opening Six Nations squad even though he is likely to miss the first game in Rome.
An explosion in a manhole on a Birmingham street "just missed" a child who was walking nearby.
France has tolerated "ghettoisation" in its deprived suburbs for too long, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.