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Lincoln City's Conference game at Eastleigh is postponed following an explosion in the sauna at the Imps' hotel.
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault which happened in The Meadows area of Edinburgh at 07:00.
Senior academics at Oxford University sign an open letter to David Cameron calling for the release of detainees at Campsfield House immigration centre in Oxfordshire.
Shoppers are evacuated from a supermarket after a fire broke out in one of the solar panels on its roof, the fire service says.
Retailer Sports Direct dismisses criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts, after the Labour leader calls it a "terrible place to work".
Burkina Faso's army tells political activists they must choose leadership candidates by Sunday afternoon, days after a transition plan was agreed.
The UK must be ready to "walk away" if it is unhappy with negotiations over its relationship with the European Union, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
Bob Geldof has been describing the scene inside the studio where stars have been recording the new version of the Band Aid charity single.
A three-month Ebola outbreak in DR Congo - involving a separate strain from the outbreak in West Africa - ends after claiming at least 49 lives.
European Space Agency controllers will continue to listen for Philae in the days ahead, hopeful that the comet lander will somehow become active again.
Are the health risks for owners on the rise?
Russia has faced rebukes from Western leaders about its role in the Ukraine crisis, as a G20 summit gets under way in Brisbane, Australia.
Around a thousand items relating to Napoleon Bonaparte are being auctioned near Paris this weekend.
Geldof, Bono and more reunite for Band Aid 30
Super-fast train reaches the eye-watering speed of 500km/h (311mph) during test run in central Japan.
Train fans have experienced the speed of super-fast maglev trains, during test runs for members of the public in central Japan.
Iraqi troops say they expelled Islamic State from the country's main oil refinery, as a top US officer flies in for talks.
Great Western Railway's new trains have been unveiled at a ceremony in Japan.
Sculptors in Belgium have created a frozen winter wonderland full of characters from various Disney films
F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone doubts if the award of double points at the final race of the season will continue in 2015.