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Ministers defend plans to spend more than £600m on climate change in poor countries - as some MPs argue the cash would be better spent at home.
Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan knows he has more bad stuff to clear out before he has any chance of hitting clear blue water
Ferrari officially confirm two-time world champion Fernando Alonso will leave the team at the end of the season.
A BBC radio presenter makes an on-air apology for remarks he made about rape in a live debate about disgraced footballer Ched Evans.
From fitness trackers to motion capture - the technology aiming to boost sporting performance.
The Nigeria Football Federation accepts the blame for the champions' failure to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
Does free food make for a happier workplace?
The men, aged between 23 and 31, are being held after a robbery at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow in September.
North-east US hit by massive snowstorm
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most eccentric figures, has died aged 88 in Seville.
Three South Africa police officers are suspended for allegedly not helping a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob and later died.
Readers' photos on the theme of "movement"
An animal park in Cumbria and its owner are fined for allowing a "threatening" species of bird to escape.
BMX stunt rider Danny MacAskill's latest challenge took place on the River Thames, as he performed a rarely seen loop-the-loop in front of the London Eye.
Europe's Advocate General rejects UK's bonus cap challenge.
Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over a fire at a Philippines night club that killed 162 people in Quezon City in 1996.
Expressions of hope through art by refugee children in Iraq
Traffic is queuing for eight miles on the M4 between Newport and Cardiff following an earlier accident on the motorway.
Plans to cut opening times at police stations across Northern Ireland are "ludicrous", the Police Federation has said.
World champion Nick Matthew sets up a semi-final with world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy at the World Squash Championship.