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Nato member Turkey appears ready to buy a Chinese missile defence system incompatible with Nato equipment.
US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - announces plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at its US stores.
Timelapse video has captured a spectacular show of the Northern Lights, visible from northern parts of the UK.
An iconic movie which became the longest running in Bollywood history has its final showing after a record-breaking 1,009-week run.
Sales at Asda fall in the 12 weeks to January as supermarket price wars hit the company's performance.
A grieving man who has been the target of a series of homophobic attacks and death threats says he can no longer live in his north Belfast home.
A coroner warns about the dangers of having black henna tattoos and using hair dye after the death of a woman who suffered an allergic reaction.
Brusthom Ziamani is been found guilty by a jury at the Old Bailey of planning to behead a British soldier.
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from the outskirts of Donetsk, where the truce has been observed so far, but where artillery fired has now been heard.
An 85-year-old man dies after his car crashes into a wall.
A 19-year-old man, who was armed with a 12in knife and a hammer when he was arrested, is found guilty of planning to behead a British soldier.
Blur have announced that they are headlining British Summer Time in June and plan to release a new album in April.
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) intends to seek a judicial review of the BBC's decision to exclude the party from the televised general election debates.
Be careful who you swear at on the way to a job interview
American Sniper is the Oscars-nominated film to have experienced the most illegal downloads since the awards shortlist was revealed, a study suggests.
Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is treated for cancer but expected to make a full recovery
Two deaths and seven infections are linked to medical scopes contaminated with a deadly strain of bacteria.
A driver and two passengers escape injury after a bus goes on fire at Stirling University Innovation Park.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
There has been heavy shelling around the main rebel city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, as Nick Childs reports.