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Winter Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold is back racing at Sochi, the scene of her triumph 12 months ago.
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An 11-year-old boy from Northern Ireland is in the running for the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) goal of the month award.
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West Ham goalkeeper Adrian's red card has been overturned, but the club are charged by the Football Association.
ONS figures show fewer people are indulging in alcohol and that's largely down to the preferences of young adults.
Andy Farrell calls on England to cash in on the "feelgood factor" after last week's 21-16 victory over Wales.
A woman who was murdered in a Glasgow park while walking her dog had suffered 11 broken ribs and a broken thigh bone, a judge has been told.
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Oscar-nominated British animator Daisy Jacobs is celebrating after winning a Bafta and raising enough money to fund her next project.
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Scotland's Information Commissioner denies forcing police to release stop-and search data to the BBC.
The Italian health minister launches an inquiry following the death of a baby who died after she was reportedly turned away from three hospitals.
Northern Ireland police officers are granted the right to return from the US with sealed tapes of interviews given by an ex-loyalist prisoner to an American university.
Ahead of Sunday's Six Nations game, a look at what the stats say about Scotland v Wales since rivalry began in 1883.
An internet founder fears vast numbers of pictures, videos and documents will be lost for ever as computers become obsolete.
Campaigners say they are disappointed that Virgin's planned £3bn investment in broadband will not benefit rural areas.
A plan to examine the future of the NHS in Wales is agreed by the Welsh government and the Liberal Democrats.
A 21-year-old woman is cleared of causing death by dangerous driving after knocking down and killing an elderly couple while using her phone.