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The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.
Three journalists are found not guilty of illegally paying public officials by a jury at London's Old Bailey.
Police are carrying out a search operation after a two-vehicle crash on the Old Holywood Road in County Down.
Newport County footballer Chris Zebroski is jailed for four years and four months for robbery and assault.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clash over the UK's jobs record as the last official figures before the election show unemployment continues to fall.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his team receive the most social media abuse because they are 'boring'.
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, believe the shooting deaths late on Thursday stemmed from a dispute about a family business.
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's FA Cup semi-final between Reading and Arsenal.
Government officials have been forced to postpone a debt issue, after a computer failure at the City information firm Bloomberg.
The UK death rate has reached a tipping point with the numbers of deaths expected to rise after 2015, suggests a report.
A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.
The Northern Ireland Assembly approves a new law that aims to make child car seats safer.
A nurse admits stealing jewellery, cash and medication from cancer patients at the hospital where she worked.
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker believes Jurgen Klopp could manage in the Premier League after leaving Borussia Dortmund.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.
Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Celebrating the Brecon Beacons, granted National Park status in 1957
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.