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Force India pull out of the first Formula 1 pre-season test, which starts at Spain's Jerez track on Sunday.
Former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley compares the Trident base in Scotland to Auschwitz concentration camp as the MoD says the facility will not move to Wales.
Cutting carbon emissions can be achieved while improving living standards - but big trade-offs in land use and energy are needed, say ministers.
Andy Murray's former coach Dani Vallverdu says he expected to face the Briton for the first time at the Australian Open.
Apple has a shed load of money but seems to have no clue what to do with its $142bn (£93.5bn) cash pile.
Brad Barritt, Tom Wood, Geoff Parling and Kyle Eastmond are ruled out of England's Six Nations opener against Wales on 6 February.
Up to 137 jobs are under threat as part of plans to close three Tesco stores across Wales.
Greek financial markets were in turmoil on Wednesday with investors fearing the new anti-bailout government was determined to defy its international creditors.
Spending on care for people aged 65 and over has fallen by a fifth in England over the last 10 years, an analysis by the BBC shows.
China's biggest internet retailer, Alibaba, is involved in a harshly worded spat with one of the country's regulators in a highly unusual public clash.
Former Barcelona and Real Madrid forward Luis Figo aims to challenge Sepp Blatter for Fifa's top job.
Perth Scorchers defy Brett Lee's heroics to beat Sydney Sixers off the final ball and win the Big Bash.
Sri Lanka's new president reinstates Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years after she was controversially sacked by his predecessor.
Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch says the same thing 29 times as he reluctantly fulfils his Super Bowl media duty.
Tesco names the 43 stores it is closing across the country, a move that will see 2,000 staff lose their jobs.
An Indian child-murderer convicted in a case dubbed "the house of horrors" escapes execution, as a court commutes his sentence to life in prison.
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Jordan says it is ready to free an Iraqi on death row in return for a pilot facing execution by Islamic State alongside a Japanese hostage.
Sale Sharks and former England winger Mark Cueto announces he will end his playing career at the end of the season.
Schools at the centre of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham are struggling to recruit staff, the Chief Inspector of Schools has told MPs.