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BBC News looks at why FIFA is recommending that the 2022 World Cup should be held in winter - and why many clubs disagree.
A man accused of planning a Mumbai-style terror attack in the UK had the address of a property owned by Tony Blair, a court hears.
A commuter train and a lorry have collided, causing three carriages to derail northwest of Los Angeles, with multiple injuries reported.
Janet Yellen, in her semi-annual testimony in Congress, says the Federal Reserve can be flexible in determining when to raise interest rates, which have been near zero since 2008.
A commuter train has derailed after hitting a truck near Oxnard, north of Los Angeles.
Court sketches of costumed MI5 agents giving evidence in the trial of Abid Nasser must be made with "blank faces" and "generic hair", a judge has ruled.
Lawyers for jailed South African athlete Oscar Pistorius launch a legal bid to prevent prosecutors from appealing against his acquittal on murder charges.
A dog breeder, thought by the RSPCA to be a major figure in British dog fighting, is jailed and banned from keeping animals.
Pebble is returning to crowdfunding to release its second smartwatch - which it claims will have colour e-paper display and seven day battery life
Eurozone finance ministers have approved reform proposals submitted by Greece in order to gain an extension of its bailout, officials say.
At least eight people die when a gunman opens fire inside a restaurant in the Czech Republic town of Uhersky Brod, local reports say.
Lithuania to reintroduce military conscription over concerns for "the geopolitical environment" in the Baltic states, President Dalia Grybauskaite says.
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Championship game between Nottingham Forest and Bournemouth.
A pensioner was tied up, threatened into silence and robbed of just £15 by a burglar, Cardiff Crown Court hears.
A French woman working for an international organisation has been kidnapped in Yemen, the French foreign ministry says.
Catholic voters in England and Wales should consider candidates' stances on issues including abortion, ahead of the election, archbishops say.
Duncan Weldon suggests three reasons why the Eurozone's economic prospects may soon begin to improve.
Doctors call on health ministers and NHS England to intervene to make a drug called Avastin routinely available to patients with a debilitating eye condition known as wet AMD.
The Green party leader, Natalie Bennett, has said she is embarrassed by a radio interview she gave on Tuesday morning in which she appeared unable to answer questions about her party's policies.
What would the knock-on effects of a winter World Cup be for British fans?