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Police search for three men after a teenager is raped in Ayrshire as she was making her way home in the early hours of Saturday.
BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on WWE wrestler Wade 'Bad News' Barrett for the weekend's FA Cup and Premier League fixtures.
Snowboarder Billy Morgan becomes the first person to land an 1800 degree spinning jump, on the slopes in northern Italy.
Harry Kane is one of four players to make the shortlist for both the PFA Player and Young Player of the Year prize.
Publisher Richard Desmond, who owns companies including the publishers of the Daily and Sunday Express, has donated £1m to UKIP, he says.
Three Birmingham men are charged with attempting to leave the UK to join the Islamic State group in Syria.
The intervention of former NHS boss Sir David Nicholson has certainly electrified the election campaign debate about the future of the NHS.
New figures show that in Europe Google has between 90% and 95% of the desktop search market - in the US it's only 64%. Why?
A man groomed "troubled" Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers before murdering her, a jury hears.
Sir Anthony Seldon is going to switch from running an independent school to running an independent university.
The US Navy is developing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, that can be launched from a cannon and "swarm" in a co-ordinated attack.
Researchers reveal the secrete of an octopus's unique movement, revealing how the animals co-ordinate their eight, flexible arms.
Warnings from leaders about other parties, and about the funding of the NHS on day 18 of the election campaign.
Genetic differences could explain why some people are quicker thinkers in middle age and later life, a study of data from 30,000 people suggests.
The New York City Council has approved a marker recognising the contributions of slaves to the city's founding and economy
Lewis Hamilton tells BBC Sport about another perfect result, the Bahrain challenge and champagne celebrations.
Pope Francis announces his first visit to Bolivia, Paraguay and Ecuador in July, with leaders from host countries welcoming the news.
A limited change to Northern Ireland's abortion law, to allow terminations in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, is recommended by Stormont's Department of Justice.
The decision to hand Eugene the 2021 World Athletics Championships is "unfair", says the Swedish Athletics Association.
A body found at a farm north of Glasgow is missing Irish student Karen Buckley, Police Scotland confirm.