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Bafta nominee Eddie Redmayne tells BBC Breakfast about his delight at playing the role of Professor Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
The High Street chain Timpson is offering to dry clean suits for unemployed people going to job interviews.
Greater security measures are being taken because we cannot live in a "false sense of safety", the deputy prime minister says.
Waiting times in A&E units in England have got even worse in the New Year, figures show.
The FA may introduce "future guidelines or codes of conduct" after saying they cannot intervene in the Ched Evans case.
The Taliban have been offered posts in Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's new government but have turned them down, the BBC understands.
One person has reportedly been shot dead in northern France as police close in on gunmen suspected of killing staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.
A driver flees after a car crashes off a road and plunges into the sea in Hampshire.
Two men are arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a woman died in a crash in Newport.
British cyclist Mark Cavendish has won almost every title his sport has to offer except an Olympic medal but he has admitted his dreams of winning one are almost certainly over.
Stephen Fry and Sam Clafin announce the Bafta film award nominations.
A lorry is blown over by strong winds on the Forth Road Bridge.
Shots are fired north-east of Paris as police chase a car believed to contain gunmen who massacred staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine.
The company which became the first private firm to manage an NHS hospital says it is looking to "withdraw from its current contract".
An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord can restore the ability to walk in paralysed rats, say scientists.
MPs are due to debate whether to ban vehicles from parking on pavements across England and Wales.
The head of MI5 says that for every dissident republican attack carried out in Northern Ireland last year, up to four times that amount were prevented.
Jaycee Chan, the son of action film star Jackie Chan, has been jailed for six months for a drug offence.
With no government in sight more than a fortnight after elections in Kashmir, is the region headed for elections?
A Hillsborough expert and families adviser calls comments by Gordon Taylor "crass, insensitive and inappropriate".