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Residents of New England are digging out after up to as 36in (91cm) of snow fell in a day-long blizzard.
A man who beat a stranger to death after catching him in bed with his 50-year-old married mother is jailed for four years and eight months.
A man who decapitated his wife at their home in west London is sentenced to life in prison.
The Conservative Party taunts Labour over claims that the party had discussed a post election coalition with Sinn Féin.
Why Stephen Daldry swapped ballet pumps for Brazilian favelas in his latest film
A supermarket delivery van ploughs into a bus stop injuring three people, one of them seriously.
Pembrokeshire council spent more than £150,000 in legal fees over Bryn Parry-Jones dispute, claims councillor.
Readers' photos on the theme of "city skylines"
Jurors in the trial of a British doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation are urged not to let their "horror" of the practice colour their judgment.
The Scottish government announces a block on planned fracking operations, pending the outcome of further inquiries.
Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Africa Cup of Nations game between Cameroon and Ivory Coast.
Two women are injured when scaffolding collapses in a Leicester city centre street, leaving one of them trapped.
BBC Weather's Peter Gibbs explains the science of wind chill.
A planned strike by some ambulance workers and other NHS staff in Northern Ireland is set to go ahead on Thursday.
The chief of Microsoft's research division says he does not believe artificial intelligence systems are going to wipe out humankind.
Should the police be immune from being taken to court for negligence - even when they have admitted making mistakes?
Suicide bombers and armed attackers kill about a dozen people in an assault on Tuareg rebel positions in northern Mali, security sources say.
The BBC's Feras Killani reports from Benghazi, where pro-government forces have been fighting Jihadist militants.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo is given a two-match ban following his red card in the win over Cordoba on Saturday.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans says he has "fresh evidence" to back his claim that he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.