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A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
A report says apprentices are paid 'exploitative rates' and need to be paid better if the programme is to solve youth unemployment
Labour's former Business Secretary Peter Mandelson says the party should wait until after the election before committing to a new tuition fees policy.
Bitterly cold temperatures have continued for a second day in the eastern half of the US, setting a number of record lows.
Royston Jones is jailed for 15 years after being found guilty of attempting to murder his wife while she worked in an intensive care unit.
Rescue operation is under way after a boy becomes trapped waist-deep in mud near Pontypridd.
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A judge hears closing submissions in the case of a man accused of murdering Jean Campbell at Cranhill Park in Glasgow.
Ferrari refuse to modify their target of two wins in 2015 despite their promising showing in pre-season testing.
The Ministry of Defence signs a £859m deal to support the development of the next generation of Royal Navy warships.
The week's big numbers visualised.
Police in the UK, who arrested a man accused of hacking FBI computers in the UK, refuse to return his computer because they cannot decrypt its files.
BBC deputy political editor James Landale looks at whether a minority government could be held to ransom if a party like UKIP had the balance of power.
Prime Minister David Cameron describes his "ultimate nightmare scenario" as a Labour and SNP coalition following May's general election.
BBC News looks at the key issues in Greece's bailout talks, which are taking place in Brussels on Friday.
A man who died on one of England's highest mountains is named by police.
News photos from around the world
What is likely to be announced in Indian Prime Minister Modi's first full budget?
There are fears of substantial job losses as an Anglesey poultry factory considers cutting a shift from operations at the plant.
Prime Minister David Cameron attacks Labour as "weak and spineless" in a speech to the Scottish Tory conference.