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The BBC's Tom Burridge reports from Shyrokyne in east Ukraine, where he hears a "constant barrage" of mortars from pro-Russian troops despite the ceasefire agreement.
Welsh towns and cities should be designated arts, culture and finance "capitals" to boost investment, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood says.
The death of a farmer at a Delhi rally has drawn attention to the crisis on India's farms, stricken by falling commodity prices and bad weather, writes the BBC's Soutik Biswas.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
Cold weather is set to return to parts of Scotland with light snow and freezing temperatures forecast for the Highlands.
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr walks out of an interview with Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy when asked about his past problems with drugs.
A third Century UKIP would have welcomed St George into the country because of his dragon-slaying skills, the party's Patrick O'Flynn jokes.
An east London mayoral election is declared void and will have to be re-run after Lutfur Rahman was found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices.
A fire at a shed in Clabby, County Fermanagh, that resulted in the deaths of seven dogs and six pups, was started deliberately, police say.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson signs a new five-year deal worth £100,000-a-week with the Premier League club.
Top Gear presenter James May has said he will not return to the BBC show without co-host Jeremy Clarkson, who was dropped from the show last month.
Iranian author Mohammed Ali Jamalzadeh recalls the "brutal and shocking" atrocities he witnessed by the Ottomans against the Armenians during World War One.
BP agrees to sell its interest in a central North Sea gas pipeline system to a private equity firm for £324m.
Pro-Russian rebels shell Ukrainian army positions near Mariupol moments after a team of international monitors departs, the BBC witnesses.
A Kenyan farmer says one of his cows has developed a taste for meat and eaten two sheep.
A research project is being launched today as scientists try to find out more about ticks.
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea says signing Wales centre Jamie Roberts would be a "big statement" by the club.
An Indian jewellery advertisement with Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is withdrawn after criticism that it is racist and promotes child slavery.
Attackers can take copies of fingerprints used to unlock the Samsung S5 phone, claim security researchers.
As Nasa prepares to unveil a new image to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope, the BBC's Jane McCubbin reports on how it has enhanced our appreciation of the universe.