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A farmer's daughter wins £1.3m after working on her parents' farm for nothing as a teenager while her sisters were having fun.
A senior MP raises questions over new BBC Trust chair Rona Fairhead's role at HSBC while the bank's Swiss arm helped wealthy clients evade tax.
Fernando Alonso "could do himself more damage" if he returns too soon from concussion, says former IndyCar driver Gil De Ferran.
A machine inspired by the human brain has learned how to play 49 classic Atari video games - a step towards self-thinking robots, scientists say.
An historical sex offence inquiry into singer Sir Cliff Richard has "increased significantly in size" and involves "more than one allegation", police say.
A collection of vintage Nasa photos is set for auction
Mark Lowen asks whether or not the Greek love affair with Alexis Tsipras will continue after the compromises accepted with Greece's creditors.
Police in Sweden ask for 21st birthday balloons to be taken down after they are mistaken for Islamic State propaganda.
Scotland fly-half Finn Russell will miss Saturday's Six Nations match against Italy after failing to overturn a suspension.
A Sierra Leonean who worked with children orphaned by Ebola in the West African state dies of the disease himself.
Police say a man is injured following an explosion in Crossmaglen, south Armagh.
The Indian health minister urges the public not to panic as the number of deaths so far this year from swine flu passes 900 from 16,000 cases.
A blind man who was shot with a stun gun when his white stick was mistaken for a sword backs calls for a review into the use of Tasers.
Longannet power station faces the threat of closure within a year unless the cost of connecting it to the national grid is reduced, BBC Scotland understands.
Astronauts Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts have been carrying out a spacewalk to prepare the International Space Station for an upgrade.
Parliament in Austria passes a controversial new bill that reforms a century-old law on Islam, despite claims it will treat Muslims unequally.
An ancient statuette and an 18th Century painting are returned to Italy, having turned up in New York decades after being stolen.
There will be no criminal charges as a result of the Glasgow bin lorry crash but a fatal accident inquiry will be held, it has been confirmed.
Staff morale is being damaged by criticisms of the NHS in Wales, a nursing chief tells the prime minister.
Ireland record the third highest successful run chase in ODI history at Brisbane Cricket Ground as they beat United Arab Emirates by two wickets in a thrilling match.