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A voicemail message has emerged of a school asking a mother to keep her autistic son at home during an Ofsted inspection.
Referee Mark Clattenburg awards a disputed penalty that gives Porto the edge in their Champions League tie against Basel.
A 51-year-old man from Swindon is arrested on suspicion of the murder of Becky Godden, who was 20 when she disappeared in December 2002.
A woman travelling with her one-year-old son is arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of terrorism offences.
Cristiano Ronaldo scores for the first time in a month as Real Madrid beat Schalke in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
Secret Service veteran Joseph Clancy has been confirmed as the new head of the troubled agency despite calls for an outsider to lead.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will have to tread carefully before increasing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says Sydney-based writer Julian Lorkin.
The asylum seekers shunted from Australia to Papua New Guinea
Ex-England star Graham Gooch says Eoin Morgan's side were "embarrassing" in their World Cup defeat by Australia on Saturday.
Officials at the Federal Reserve are unlikely to raise interest rates soon, the latest minutes from the bank's January meeting have revealed.
US President Barack Obama has said the fight against violent extremism cannot be won by military power alone.
A prisoner who escaped from custody in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday is arrested by police in Belfast city centre.
If Darren Clarke is more complicated than his image suggests, his selection as European Ryder Cup captain could not have been more straightforward.
A man in Nova Scotia has been rescued from a snow storm after being mistaken for a seal.
A new rule banning F1 drivers from changing their helmet design prompts a mocking response from some in motorsport.
Did the West's "limited intervention" policy lead Libya down a path of destruction, the BBC's James Robbins asks.
Ukraine's president says his forces are making an "organised" withdrawal from the strategic town of Debaltseve, under siege by rebel forces.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has said he admires his father and brother's presidencies but he is his "own man" on foreign policy.
The Mexicans rallying behind 43 missing students
Samsung acknowledges that some of its smart TVs upload voice commands to the internet in an unencrypted form, making it easier to hack the data.