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Barcelona will meet Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey quarter-final after a comfortable 9-0 aggregate win over Elche.
Passengers on a subway in Washington DC filling with smoke waited for almost half an hour before emergency responders arrived, says a city report.
Former France international David Ginola says he will run against Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.
World number one Neil Robertson defeats Ali Carter 6-1 in the quarter-finals of the Masters in London.
Gale force winds help reignite a fire at council offices hit by a suspected arson attack.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian and QPR supporter Seann Walsh.
A paramedic-turned-whistleblower says he is banned from entering two Worcestershire hospitals after speaking out about A&E overcrowding.
Fernando Torres scores his first goals since returning to Atletico Madrid as they beat Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey.
Crystal Palace have made a £3m bid for Swansea City left-back Neil Taylor, BBC Wales Sport understands.
A council urges Tesco to sell land it owns in a Kent town after it pulled out of building a supermarket with restaurants and more than 200 flats.
A person suspected of contracting Ebola is tested at a hospital in Edinburgh after returning from Africa and complaining of a fever.
South Australia leads the way on wind power
Stephen Hendry jokes that he wants Ronnie O'Sullivan to retire so he doesn't beat his record of seven world titles.
A "Neanderthal speed dating" event at a science centre in Bristol is seeking two actors to play "early hominids" in its blind date booth.
Two young Italian aid workers who were taken hostage in Syria more than five months ago have been freed, Italy confirms.
The mystery of the highest bird migration - the flight of bar-headed geese over the Himalayas - has finally been solved by scientists.
Eddie Redmayne told the BBC's Ben Brown it was "extraordinary" he would be attending this year's Oscars following his nomination for best actor.
Two people have been killed in an anti-terrorism operation in the Belgian town of Verviers, officials say.
The head of a special NHS fund for cancer medicines in England has said there will need to be further cuts to the treatments it funds.
BBC News explains the history and shifting focus of the World Economic Forum in Davos - in 90 seconds.