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West Ham move back to within four points of the top four after consigning Hull City to a third consecutive defeat.
A 36-year-old pedestrian dies after being hit by a car driven by a learner driver on the A93 in Aberdeenshire.
A suicide bomber kills four people at a bus station in a town in north-eastern Nigeria hit by female attackers a week ago, witnesses say.
Palestinian protesters throw eggs at Canada's foreign minister in the West Bank, amid a dispute over the Palestinians' move to join the ICC.
A final round bronze medal in Cali, Colombia, crowns Great Britain's men the team pursuit UCI Track World Cup champions.
A North Korean prison camp escapee, now a high-profile human rights campaigner, apologises for inaccuracies in his story and says he may end his work.
The UK's hotels and shops saw spending by Russians fall 28% last year largely thanks to the plunge in the rouble.
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling dismisses reports the government is planning to allow nude weddings as part of a review of marriage laws.
Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Ghana and Senegal.
A man dies after falling from "very steep snowy ground" on a Lake District mountain.
The temperature could dip as low as -15C in some parts with the coldest night of the winter so far forecast for much of Scotland.
About 800 tons of water has so far been pumped from the stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency says.
Gary Stal of France claims his first European Tour title at the Abu Dhabi Championship as Martin Kaymer loses a 10-shot lead.
A planned rally by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" Pegida group is called off after police receive a "concrete" threat against one of the organisers.
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg defends his opposition to the so-called "snoopers' charter", insisting a "blanket" approach to data retention is "not very British".
Police investigate an alleged assault against a Nottingham Forest player at the end of a match.
Brazil and the Netherlands recall their ambassadors from Indonesia following the execution of their nationals over drug trafficking.
Soul singer Alexandra O'Neal chooses to quit Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother - the third contestant to leave outside its usual elimination process.
Home Secretary Theresa May says the UK must "redouble its efforts to wipe out anti-Semitism" at a gathering in London to mark the attacks in Paris.
Irish Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has revealed that he is gay, in a radio interview.