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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his side are not outsiders to progress from their Champions League group.
A sculpture created in honour of women who served in the Land Army during World War Two - built with £85,000 in donations - is unveiled.
A young girl has had a lucky escape after part of the glass facade of a stadium in Donetsk crashed to the ground, narrowly missing her.
The pregnant Duchess of Cambridge has made her first public appearance since an announcement that she was suffering from acute morning sickness.
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital, Stockholm.
Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy
A fraudster admits conning a neighbour out of £40,000 by pretending to be a quadriplegic and in a coma for two years.
Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for telling a "tissue of lies" about the state of the Welsh NHS.
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.
The BBC's Damian Grammaticas speaks to Robert Iwaszkiewicz about joining the UKIP grouping in the European Parliament
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete again after he is jailed for killing his girlfriend, says a psychiatrist.
An appeal against the sentences of three jailed al-Jazeera journalists will be heard by an Egyptian court on 1 January, relatives say.
The number of complaints about GCSE and A-level marking rose sharply this year, with a fifth of challenges leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.
Activists discuss Hong Kong protests over champagne
As Liverpool prepare to take on Real Madrid, ex-Reds defender Alan Kennedy recalls beating the Spaniards in the 1981 European Cup final.
Chat show star Graham Norton joined BBC Breakfast to talk about his career and why he sometimes wishes he was more rebellious.
Young shoppers do not like eating food that is stored in the freezer, a survey has found. Why is it so unpopular, asks Luke Jones.
Naval vessels scouring Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine focus on a bay near Stockholm on the fifth day of their search.
Audi says one of its self-drive test cars topped 149mph (240km/h) at a race track in Germany, beating a human-driven version.