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Dozens of people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and villagers say.
What trick did a German town play on neo-Nazi marchers?
What's the future for Children's TV favourite Bagpuss?
Why did 270 warships gather peacefully in one place?
After 25 straight defeats in the past 61 years, how can Wales end the longest losing sequence against a fellow top-tier nation?
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the Labour front bench over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.
Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a controversial newspaper interview.
Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to be unveiled by President Barack Obama.
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.
The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high profile court case.
Frannie Collin's late header beats Stevenage and sends Maidstone into the second round of the FA Cup to face Wrexham.
The BBC's Chris Mason looks at what impact the Rochester and Strood by-election result could have on the parties.
The polls close in the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent - as UKIP hopes to gain its second elected Westminster MP.
The comedian and activist Mark Thomas and five others are launching legal action against the Metropolitan Police for keeping them under surveillance.
Celtic captain Scott Brown signs a four-year contract extension that will keep him at the Glasgow club until 2018.
A group of bystanders lifts a car out of the way after it blocks the way of a tram.
Parts of the US north-east are braced for further snow storms, with officials warning residents to be prepared for 3ft (1m) of new snow.
Sheffield United have announced that they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.