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One of Turkey's best-known writers, Yasar Kemal, 92, dies in an Istanbul hospital following respiratory and organ failure.
Wales hold their nerve in Paris to win a tight contest against France and keep their Six Nations title hopes alive.
UKIP's Diane James drops her bid to become an MP at the general election for "personal reasons", hours after speaking at the party's conference.
A woman is arrested after a four-year-old girl and a man are found dead by police who forced entry at a property in Notting Hill.
Lewis Hamilton sets the pace on the penultimate day of pre-season testing as Mercedes remain the team to beat.
Wayne Rooney scores a brace to beat Sunderland after Wes Brown sees red an in apparent case of mistaken identity.
An inquiry in Rwanda urges the government to initiate criminal and civil proceedings against the BBC for a documentary about the 1994 genocide.
Roger Federer wins his seventh Dubai Championship title with a 6-3 7-5 victory over world number one Novak Djokovic.
Scotland slip to a third successive Six Nations defeat after a last-gasp penalty try seals a 22-19 victory for Italy at Murrayfield.
Extra staff are travelling on gritting lorries in Londonderry over the weekend, after masked men ordered a driver to bring what they said was an explosive device to a police station.
Eight men are jailed over a double heist on the Harry Winston jewellery shop in Paris that netted watches and jewels worth more than $100m.
The BBC's political editor Nick Robinson is to have an operation to remove a tumour from his lung, the corporation says.
Italy claim their first Six Nations win of this season's championship by beating Scotland at Murrayfield.
Britain's Dame Sarah Storey fails in her attempt to break the women's hour record at the London Olympic velodrome.
UKIP could call for electoral reform if it holds the balance of power in the next parliament, the party's first elected MP Douglas Carswell says.
World number two Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the Acapulco International semi-final with a stomach virus.
An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.
Glenn Murray scored twice and was sent off as Crystal Palace recorded a league double over West Ham for the first time in 42 years.
Intelligence agencies are accused of flaws in their treatment of terrorism suspects after it emerged they were aware of 'Jihadi John' before he went to Syria.
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