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England's women are favourites for the Six Nations title despite an absence of members of their World Cup-winning squad.
A BBC reporter unwittingly asks a former Liverpool goalkeeper for his memories from the derby game with Everton.
Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold wins her third World Cup event of the season to move up to third in the rankings.
Find out how the favourite BBC Children's TV character Shaun the Sheep was brought to life for his big screen debut.
Firefighters lead two men, aged 50 and 22, to safety after a blaze breaks out in the kitchen of an Edinburgh flat in the early hours.
Police take the unusual step of warning rival football fans they will not be allowed to sit together at the Merseyside derby.
Nine people are killed after attackers hurled petrol bombs at a bus and truck in Bangladesh, the latest violence amid a month of anti-government protests.
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side's 21-16 win in Wales will have no bearing on their match-up in World Cup this summer.
Stormont's justice minister accuses the SDLP leader of talking "nonsense" after he claimed doctors cannot predict when a foetus has a lethal abnormality.
A "large amount" of 500 Euro notes ware stolen during a break-in at Ricky Hatton's home after he tweeted he was away, police reveal.
Warren Gatland defends decision to let George North finish the 21-16 defeat to England after the winger receives two heavy blows to the head.
Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium near the Mexican resort of Acapulco, officials say.
Hungary has threatened to close its border to prevent illegal immigration of Kosovans, coming through Serbia.
The "Golden Age" of the 1950s is set to be brought to a Norfolk hospital to help elderly dementia patients.
A 25-year-old cyclist is killed in a collision with a truck in London's Bloomsbury Square.
China's authorities have seized 7,600 toilet rolls and 20,000 packets of tissue printed with the image of Hong Kong chief executive CY Leung.
A new deep space satellite will give quicker and more accurate notice about approaching solar storms.
News of a US court's decision to restrict imports of some British chocolates into America has had an unexpected effect on business here.
Library campaigners plan a mass protest in the centre of Cardiff against council plans to cut funding.
Plans to renovate the rental sector in Wales could mean less security for private tenants and an increased eviction risk, it is claimed.