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Will Cornick, who murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire, loses his appeal against his 20-year minimum jail sentence.
Pop star Taylor Swift trademarks a number of phrases, including "this sick beat" and "we never go out of style", it is revealed.
Panama's Supreme Court says it will investigate former President Ricardo Martinelli over allegations of corruption during his time in office.
Qantas becomes first airline to offer passengers in-flight entertainment via a virtual reality headset.
A grieving mother starts a petition after she is told to remove all the decorations from the grave of her daughter.
Italy's political leaders try to agree on candidates as parliament prepares to vote for a new president to replace Giorgio Napolitano.
Toulon's English flanker Steffon Armitage and team-mate Xavier Chiocci are questioned by French police over an alleged assault.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg criticises David Cameron's "ludicrous" tactics over the proposed televised election debates.
An eight-year-old boy from Pembrokeshire died of scurvy, a coroner says.
Sergio Pizzorno says Kasabian have been the victims of a "conspiracy" after not receiving a single Brit nomination.
Police in Ivory Coast set up a special unit to investigate a series of suspected ritual killings of children and to patrol areas near schools.
A postman from Cardiff has been suspended from his job, following his arrest on suspicion of a terrorism offence, BBC Wales understands.
Malaysia officially declares disappearance of plane in Indian Ocean in March 2014 an accident, and says all 239 people on board are presumed dead.
Heavy snowfall forces flights at Manchester Airport to be suspended as wintry weather disrupts travel across northern England.
Israel says it has received a message from Lebanese militant group Hezbollah indicating it opposes military escalation after lethal border clashes.
The extradition of British terror suspect Haroon Aswat to the United States was lawful, European Court of Human Rights judges rule.
House price inflation is continuing to slow, according to the latest results from two leading surveys.
The Loch Ness Monster is to take centre stage in a new £2m advertising campaign aimed at promoting the Loch Ness area to foreign visitors.
Western women drawn to join Islamic State militants are often young converts, with limited knowledge of Islamic teachings and a paradoxical love of Western culture.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is rushed to hospital in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, after becoming ill, an official tells the BBC.