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Widnes get a man sent off but come from 16-0 and 22-12 down to draw with Wigan in the first game of the Super League season.
Marussia's request to use last year's car in 2015 is rejected after Force India vote against them.
US electronics retailer RadioShack files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, after losing 90% of its market value as customers turn to online shopping.
Andy Grant's life changed forever when he lost his leg in Afghanistan, but he used his new tattoo to help him defy the odds.
Former backer Sam Hammam says Langston is suing Cardiff owner Vincent Tan and the club over an unpaid £5.75m debt.
Is it fair to show alleged molesters online before any legal action?
Crowd trouble forces a 30-minute interruption of Ghana's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final victory over Equatorial Guinea.
Twitter reports a net loss of $125m in the fourth-quarter, beating investor expectations, but says it lost approximately four million users due to third party integration.
American Bode Miller crashes out as Hannes Reichelt makes it double gold at the Alpine World Ski Championships.
President Barack Obama has called the Dalai Lama a "good friend" and an inspiration for freedom and dignity of all human beings.
Nigeria's influential council of state decides to press ahead with presidential elections on 14 February, rejecting calls for a postponement.
Scientists working on Europe’s Planck satellite say the first stars in the cosmos burst into life more than 100 million years later than previously thought.
Visas have been granted to the family of a five-year-old girl whose relatives had been barred from the UK for her funeral.
The American space agency's (Nasa) Dawn satellite returns its latest images of Ceres as it approaches orbit insertion on 6 March.
A student died from hypothermia and alcohol intoxication after walking home from a night out in Cheltenham in winter in shirtsleeves, an inquest hears.
Sony Pictures' Amy Pascal steps down as co-chair of Sony's movie studio following a debilitating cyber attack last year revealed her private emails.
Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris is interviewed under caution by police investigating historical sex offences, the BBC understands.
The VHS and DVD rental store still going strong
Brendan Rodgers says the club has moved forward during his tenure, as he prepares for his 100th game in charge.
Chimpanzees can change their grunts to communicate with new companions, according to a study of captive animals moved from the Netherlands to Scotland.