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World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announces his first fight in America for seven years.
Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs that new powers being handed to Scotland could result in a UK-wide competition over tax rates.
Bill Roache: Anne Kirkbride's death leaves Coronation Street cast devastated
A man suspected of murdering a woman in a Cardiff hotel room on New Year's Eve is arrested by police in Tanzania.
A court in Guatemala sentences an ex-police chief to 40 years in prison over the deadly raid on the Spanish embassy in Guatemala City in 1980.
US banking giant Morgan Stanley sees quarterly net income rise as legal fees relating to mortgage-backed securities ease.
Young Edinburgh players Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Ben Toolis, Hugh Blake and Hamish Watson are included in Scotland's Six Nations squad.
Two Russian artists are arrested after throwing holy water and shouting "rise up and leave" at the mausoleum containing the body of Vladimir Lenin.
A brawl breaks out in Nepal's parliament when opposition MPs tried to block the government from pushing through a draft of a new constitution.
Scientists in the US appeal for soil samples from across the world to help find new naturally occurring agents for future medicines.
Ena Baxter - one of the driving forces behind the Moray-based Baxters food empire - dies at the age of 90.
Britain's Andy Murray will face a reformed Marinko Matosevic when they meet in the Australian Open second round on Wednesday.
Images from around the world: 20 January
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is described as a "chancer" who used his "extrovert personality" to help gain the trust of five schoolboys he sexually abused, a jury hears.
A cat named Masha has become something of a celebrity in the Russian city of Obninsk after it alerted neighbours to an abandoned baby.
MPs are to debate whether the UK's nuclear deterrent Trident should be renewed. But how important is the debate on Trident - which based on the Clyde - to voters?
Pembrokeshire council is ordered to reveal how much it spent on lease cars for its former boss who drove a luxury Porsche hired as his work vehicle.
The Kenyan authorities apologise for an incident in which police used tear gas against school children protesting about the apparent sale of their playground.
Scuffles break out in Nepal's parliament and police arrest protesters in the capital amid tension before a deadline for a new draft constitution.
The Met Office issues a yellow "be aware" warning ahead of snow which has been forecast to fall in parts of Wales.