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Samsung launches the first smartphones to be powered by its Tizen operating system after aborted launches elsewhere.
More than 100 bodies are recovered in the river Ganges, apparently dumped by families who could not afford cremations.
The remains of at least two inmates, believed by police to have escaped months previously, are found in a makeshift grave in a Honduran jail
Alex Dowsett's attempt on the hour record is in doubt after the Englishman broke his collarbone on a training ride.
The BBC News website explains why the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad have caused such offence.
A number of large steel bolts are to be replaced at the Cheesegrater skyscraper in London after a third bolt fell off.
Ian Bell smashes 187 from 145 balls as England beat the Prime Minister's XI by 60 runs in Canberra.
The number of A&E visits in England has soared by more than 400,000 so far this financial year, doctors tell MPs.
The main body of the AirAsia plane that disappeared in December has been located and photographed in the Java Sea, say officials.
Trevor Ward-Davies, best known as Dozy, from the 1960s pop group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich, has died at the age 70.
Controversial French comedian Dieudonne M'bala M'bala is detained by police for a Facebook comment appearing to back Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly.
Director Roman Polanski promises to cooperate with Polish prosecutors, who have been asked to extradite him to the US where he is wanted in a 1977 sex case.
Quantitative easing in the eurozone will do no more than buy its members time to fix their fundamental economic weakness.
A former director of the troubled Morrisons supermarket chain has renewed his criticisms of the departing chief executive, Dalton Philips.
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano announces his retirement in a resignation letter, with uncertainty as to who will be his replacement.
Concert promoter Ticketmaster is offering refunds for comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming shows in Denver, though organisers say they have a "moral obligation" for the performances to go ahead.
Crashing oil price forces Premier to cut spending on development by 40% and write off $300m
Richard Linklater receives his first Directors Guild of America (DGA) nomination for his coming-of-age film Boyhood.
Premiership side London Irish confirm the appointment of Tom Coventry as head coach for the start of the 2015-16 season.
Restrained sentiment among buyers and sellers is causing fluctuations in the UK housing market, with activity dropping recently, lenders say.