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The United States added 257,000 jobs last month and the number created in November and December was revised sharply higher.
The Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram attacks a town in Niger for the first time, a day after launching a raid into Cameroon.
Steven Burke recovers from a broken collarbone to take his place in the GB team for the Track World Championships.
Fact and fiction behind tough-guy image of Jordan's King Abdullah
Google is starting from scratch with its controversial Glass smart-spectacles project, reports the New York Times.
Hundreds of privately-owned flats in one of Glasgow's most ethnically diverse areas are to be bought out in a bid to end slum housing conditions.
Rescue workers in Taiwan say they no longer expect to find any survivors, following an air crash in Taipei.
Ex-Premier League striker Ade Akinbiyi is fined for driving an uninsured car filled with too many people.
A website has been ordered to remove a design for a 3D-printed model of the "Left Shark" dancer from the Super Bowl half-time show.
No 10 rejects claims by an ex-senior army officer that the UK is a "bit player" in efforts to resolve the Ukraine conflict.
Hit Broadway show Kinky Boots, based on the story of a shoe factory in Northampton, is to move into the West End.
Former ITV chairman Michael Grade says BT and Sky will both want to win big – but others could be lurking in the wings.
As Russia cuts down on spending elsewhere, it is pumping more money into its military. BBC News takes a look at what it is spending its money on.
Images from around the world: 6 February
Van Morrison to celebrate 70th birthday with a concert on Cyprus Avenue.
Former doctor Michael Salmon has been found guilty of indecently assaulting girls at a hospital where Jimmy Savile abused patients.
Nigel Farage pulls out of an appearance in Rotherham after noisy protests outside an office he was due to open.
A British jihadist who travelled to Syria to fight with an Islamic militant group is given a 12-year custodial sentence.
Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel is made a dame by the Prince of Wales for her services to literature.
John Heald, on trial for murder of landlady Bei Carter, has killed himself in UK prison while waiting for verdict