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Sir Roger Moore, star of seven Bond movies, denies there was any implication of racism towards Idris Elba in a recent interview.
Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on high security in the Nigerian city of Lagos as voting in the presidential election takes place.
Lewis Hamilton denies he felt team-mate Nico Rosberg deliberately blocked him during qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
A former girlfriend of the pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps is quoted as telling a German newspaper that Andreas Lubitz could "be aggressive".
Talks aimed at restricting Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief enter their final days, ahead of an end of March deadline.
Fabio Capello does not think Russia's qualifier in Montenegro should have restarted after Igor Akinfeev was hit by a flare.
The trailer for the new Bond movie Spectre has been released.
Call for more firms to offer work experience after a survey of 2,000 employers finds they rate it over qualifications.
Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.
The DUP issues a five-point plan it will use as part of any negotiations in the event of a hung parliament after the general election in May.
A light bulb made from graphene - said by its UK developers to be the first commercially viable consumer product using the super-strong carbon - is to go on sale later this year.
Danny Welbeck, Raheem Sterling, Leighton Baines and James Milner have been ruled out of England's friendly with Italy on Tuesday.
A chocolatier in Lincolnshire has created a seven-foot (2.1-metre) Easter egg, which he will sell in pieces to raise money for charity, the BBC's Jill Archbold reports.
Abby Wambach says she would swap all her individual accolades to win a World Cup with the USA in Canada this summer.
A Belfast man accused of beating his partner with a crutch and his plastered foot is refused bail.
The deputy leader of the SNP Stewart Hosie believes a minority Labour government would have to negotiate with the nationalists ahead of its first Queen's speech.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton claims pole position in an exciting wet-dry qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Two Czech women tourists kidnapped two years ago in Pakistan have been released and have returned home, the Czech PM says.
Polling stations are open in Nigeria to elect a new president. But technical problems with some fingerprint readers are causing delays.