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The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web market that facilitated drug sales, has been found guilty.
A group of around 300 manatees have gathered in warmer waters in the Crystal river in Florida to get away from the cold.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox reports better than expected profits, buoyed by the success of films like thriller Gone Girl and The Maze Runner.
British chocolate lovers in US stock up ahead of import ban
The UN inquiry into last year's conflict in Gaza continues its work under a new chair, aiming to present its findings on 23 March.
The man accused of operating Silk Road, a deep web marketplace where illegal drugs were sold, has been found guilty.
Ferrari fastest? Sauber ahead of Mercedes? Andrew Benson studies the first F1 test to find first impressions can be deceiving.
Unknown gunmen have attacked a defunct Libyan oilfield, killing at least 13 people including five foreign nationals, the oilfield's commander says.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown warns David Cameron that he could have "lit the fuse which ultimately blows the Union apart".
Late goals from Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho give Liverpool a dramatic win over Bolton in their FA Cup fourth-round replay.
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch escapes an NFL fine for his behaviour during a Super Bowl media day.
Boko Haram militants have reportedly killed at least 70 people in an attack on a Cameroonian town near the Nigerian border.
West Yorkshire Police charge 25 men with child sex offences including rape, grooming and trafficking.
Ivory Coast make it into their third Africa Cup of Nations final in nine years after proving too strong for DR Congo.
Convicted al-Qaeda plotter Zacarias Moussaoui has claimed members of the Saudi royal family helped fund the 9/11 attacks.
Stuart Lancaster tells BBC Sports Editor Dan Roan that this is the biggest year ever for rugby union in England.
New cases of Ebola have gone up for first time this year in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says, as it releases its latest weekly figures.
A man who suffered a heart attack hours after complaining of chest pains to a doctors wins the right to a substantial payout.
The leader of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikos Michaloliakos, and more than 70 party members are to go on trial, court officials say.
The son who died in a learning disabilities care home