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Two men have died and five others are taken to hospital after a crash on the A470 near Brecon, Powys, promoting five arrests.
Pakistan's pace bowlers stun South Africa to earn a well-deserved 29-run victory in Pool B of the World Cup.
The winner of the contest to pick Germany's entry to the Eurovision Song Contest has turned down the chance to represent his country live on TV.
Iraqi government forces and their Shia militia allies are reported to be making significant progress towards recapturing the city of Tikrit from Islamic State (IS) fighters.
Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 are at risk of veering off track, MPs has warned.
Wales could be "completely sidelined" unless Plaid Cymru wins more seats at Westminster, election campaign co-ordinator Lord Wigley will tell the party's conference in Caernarfon.
Campaigners who believe a hormonal pregnancy test damaged their unborn children say they are "disappointed" with the initial actions of an inquiry into their claims.
Rodgers not interested in Man City job, Liverpool want Real Madrid's Vazquez, Spurs chase Alderweireld, plus more.
A Conservative-Labour coalition may be needed after the election to prevent the SNP holding the balance of power, a former Tory party chairman says.
Baltic nations are increasingly nervous about the threat posed by an increasingly confident Russia, as Katya Adler reports.
Friends and strangers club together to pay for the funeral of a man who had never left Norfolk until he was rushed to hospital following a fire that ultimately took his life.
London Underground staff are due to go on strike in protest at the sacking of a Tube driver who failed two alcohol breath tests.
Officials say Islamic State fighters have looted and bulldozed ancient art and sculptures in the Assyrian city of Nimrud, which dates back to the 13th Century BC.
Plans to install energy saving smart meters in every UK home and business by 2020 risk veering off track, an influential group of MPs warns.
At least four people - two of them Europeans - are killed in an attack on a nightclub in Mali's capital city of Bamako.
Every police force in England and Wales is preparing for dealing with major budget cuts over the next five years, BBC research finds.
Malaysia's transport minister tells the BBC he is confident the missing MH370 aircraft will be found in the southern Indian Ocean.
A former NHS boss who says he was sacked for raising patient safety concerns has called for an apology and a "comparable" job.
Scotland cannot afford the risk of the Conservatives emerging as the largest party in the May UK election, Labour leader Ed Miliband will say.
Brazil's Supreme Court backs an investigation into dozens of politicians over their alleged involvement in a corrupt scheme involving state oil firm Petrobras.