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The White House's pick for defence secretary has said he is "inclined" to send weapons to Ukraine to fight against Russian-backed rebels. Pentagon 'chief' inclined to send weapons to Ukraine
As the tribe of Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh calls for revenge over his killing, BBC News asks how much power Jordan's tribes wield.
A former loyalist prisoner trying to stop police obtaining interviews he gave to a US university project is being investigated over offences of "the utmost gravity" a court has heard.
The chairman of the US's communications watchdog intends to defend the principles of net neutrality by treating net providers as utilities.
MPs take evidence on counter-terrorism and foreign fighters.
An NHS doctor is cleared of performing female genital mutilation on a young mother.
Shocking pictures of another plane crash should not lead us to believe that flying is more dangerous than in the past, says Richard Westcott.
MPs take evidence from Sir John Chilcot, on the Iraq Inquiry.
One of the council chief executives involved in an unlawful payments scandal is staying in his post.
Kimi Raikkonen completes a successful first pre-season test for Ferrari by setting the pace on the final day at Jerez.
Images from around the world: 4 February
Shares in North American car giant General Motors rise more than 3% after it announces fourth-quarter net income of $1.1bn.
The US is set to destroy its largest remaining cache of chemical-laden artillery shells, bringing it closer to complying with an international treaty.
A 25-year-old man is arrested after footage showing a woman being dragged alongside her car as it was stolen was released.
Peter Greste, the Australian Al-Jazeera journalist freed after 400 days in jail in Egypt arrives in Brisbane.
Labour MP Margaret Hodge pulls out of the race to become the next London mayor and urges the party to choose an ethnic minority candidate.
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney said his budget plans would create a "more prosperous and fairer Scotland".
The cap on care costs is to be applied to younger adults, the government in England is proposing.
Britons who have travelled to Africa to help the fight against Ebola will be eligible for a new medal, David Cameron says.
Ambitious, calm, obsessive, self-assured and with a penchant for mayonnaise on his chips - the man behind Southampton's rise.