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Captive Ukraine pilot defiant in Moscow jail
A man is arrested after a stolen car crashed into several vehicles during rush hour on an M1 onslip near Sprucefield.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is released from prison after serving a 15-day sentence for handing out leaflets to promote a protest rally.
Stewards and safety officers are being briefed on how to tackle sexist abuse in football stadiums as part of a campaign.
An 11-year-old boy who dressed as a character from Fifty Shades of Grey was excluded from his school's World Book Day celebrations, says his mother.
Chinese conglomerate Fosun, which owns Club Med, buys a 5% stake in UK travel group of Thomas Cook.
Several people have been hurt by a driver ramming his car into a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem, reports say.
Archaeologists and cultural officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.
The winners of this year's International Hair Freezing competition in Yukon in Canada have been announced.
Nearly £4,000 has been spent on Premier Inn hotel rooms by a council providing accommodation for homeless people.
The US space agency's Dawn satellite is set to go into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the Solar System between Mars and Jupiter.
Two hundred tourists have had a dramatic rescue from stranded cable cars at a ski resort in northern Italy.
Plaid Cymru will demand equal funding for Wales and Scotland in any Westminster coalition talks after the general election.
A Ukrainian military pilot breaks off her hunger strike after 83 days in a Russian prison.
The body that sets assembly members' pay sticks to its proposals to increase their basic salaries by £10,000.
Actor Harrison Ford has been injured in a small plane crash in Los Angeles, according to US media reports.
A global investigation into buying and selling child abuse images online led to 13 arrests and 11 convictions in Wales.
The closure of Longannet or Peterhead power stations is set to be postponed by a deal to secure generating back-up.
Rangers' extraordinary general meeting at Ibrox on Friday is expected to be swift, but with far-reaching consequences for the club.
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