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Australia coach Darren Lehmann says he is "sick" of speculation about Michael Clarke and backs the batsman as captain.
The big five energy comparison sites have admitted they earn up to £30 in commission every time a customer switches provider.
Comedian Al Murray, who is standing for parliament in his guise as The Pub Landlord, goes on the campaign trail in Kent.
The US electronic spying agency will no longer be allowed to keep indefinitely data collected from foreigners with no intelligence purpose.
MLAs at Stormont vote to extend the National Crime Agency's powers to Northern Ireland after the SDLP changed its position and supported the move.
Tesco's former chief executive and finance director will together share a £2.2m payout after the supermarket chain said it was "contractually committed" to make the payments.
A leading rights group in the Democratic Republic of Congo calls on the government to annul a controversial general's appointment to lead the fight against rebels.
Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter are in the squad for England's Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff.
There is public support for an "independent body" to determine the level of the licence fee, Rona Fairhead, the head of the BBC Trust, says.
Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein says there has been a "culture of intimidation" within Fifa under Sepp Blatter.
William Hague plans for for delivering English votes for English laws do not go far enough for some of his party's MPs.
Data about US individuals gathered "incidentally" during intelligence operations must be deleted immediately under new rules.
Former American rap music mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleads not guilty to murder and attempted murder following a fatal hit-and-run incident.
Does facial recognition technology work?
No vote was proposed on the the data retention powers in the Lords - but the proposers had hoped for more from the government.
MPs hear evidence on Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust.
Following Fiji's announcement that it plans to remove the UK's union jack from its flag, BBC News looks at the position of other nations.
The Labour party promises "zero tolerance" of homophobic language and bullying in England's schools if it wins the general election.
A former prostitute takes the stand at the pimping trial of former IMF head Dominic Strauss-Kahn, describing "classy" lunchtime sex parties.
A video published online by Islamic State militants claims to show Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive.