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A subdued Andy Murray is beaten 6-4 6-2 by Gilles Simon in the last eight of the World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.
Animal psychologist Dr Roger Mugford and his golden Labrador Bounce come into the BBC News studio to talk about how dogs read human emotions.
Images from around the world: 13 February
Three rapists are jailed for six years by a judge who previously terminated their trial because he thought there was a lack of evidence.
Germany commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden.
Winger Anthony Watson and centre Jonathan Joseph are set to be England's "point of difference", writes BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce.
The trial of the man accused of killing the real life sniper behind Clint Eastwood's film "American Sniper" is underway in the US.
Saudi Arabia becomes the latest country to close its embassy in Yemen, as the security situation in the country deteriorates.
Darren Clarke says he would "love" to be Europe's 2016 Ryder Cup captain at Hazeltine National in Minnesota.
A patient's family who blamed her death on medics' failure to treat her following major heart surgery receive a compensation payout after taking the case to the High Court.
Ultrasound images of a baby pygmy hippopotamus kicking inside its mother's womb have been released by Melbourne Zoo.
Global climate talks in Geneva have ended with agreement on a formal negotiating text for the climate summit in Paris in December.
Events are to take place in Germany to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Dresden which created a firestorm and left the city in ruins.
A farmer dies after being kicked in the neck by one of his cows, the National Farmers Union confirms.
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A businessman killed by a runaway tipper truck was planning his retirement.
Two men who "laughed and boasted" about raping a girl outside a nightclub are jailed for nine years.
After a week of marathon diplomacy, including extensive travel and endless negotiations, Germans are asking how does Chancellor Merkel keep going - and when does she sleep?
The driver of a tipper truck that crashed in Bath, killing a child and three adults, passed his HGV test just days earlier, it emerges.
Composer and pianist John McCabe, one-time director of the London College of Music, dies aged 75.