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The DUP's Nigel Dodds says the BBC Trust's decision to reject the party's appeal to take part in TV election debates "defies belief".
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on dub poet Benjamin Zephaniah in forecasting the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Burkina Faso orders the remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic ex-president killed in a 1987 coup, to be exhumed for formal identification.
App to help visually impaired young people on the London Tube
Israel's prime minister warns the people of Iran that the nuclear deal being negotiated by their government and world powers is "very bad" for them.
Police in Myanmar break up a demonstration against new education legislation, arresting eight.
MPs will be banned from claiming expenses for dinners, TV licences and pre-23:00 taxis after May's election.
Manor Marussia are cleared to compete at the opening race of the season after passing mandatory crash tests.
A man who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombings told the court that he locked eyes with one of the bombers just before the attack.
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed at least 45 people in a raid on a village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses say.
The mother of a child with special education needs has said the fight to get him properly assessed was like "a boxing contest".
A passenger plane has skidded off the runway at LaGuardia airport in New York City amid snowy conditions.
Teachers are more lenient in their marking of girls' schoolwork, according to an international study.
Sexist chanting must be tackled, say football chiefs
Former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has denied being part of any "rent-boy ring" after police searched his home.
The home of former Conservative MP Harvey Proctor has been searched by police investigating historical allegations of child abuse.
The man who dug a tunnel under Toronto and caused a media frenzy says the man cave was merely his "dream" hang out spot.
A decision not to prosecute anyone after the deaths of three soldiers from overheating on a training exercise was the correct one, a review finds.
Anger among some Indians over Delhi rape film
India is one of the world's leading tea producers, but there are concerns about the welfare of hundreds of thousands of tea workers.