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West Brom boss Tony Pulis is saddened by Paul Jewell's departure from his backroom team but says there is no ill-feeling.
The Duchess of Cambridge has carried out her first engagement of the year.
The BBC's Dave Lee takes a look at Project Ara, a Google concept smartphone that is made up of little interchangeable components.
Britain's Jordanne Whiley loses in the women's singles at the Sydney International Open but reaches the doubles final.
Musical tributes to the victims of Paris attacks
A Cornish bard accused of abuse tells a court he mistakenly accessed a website with indecent images of children while researching Rasputin.
Watch how difficult it is to establish what happened in last week's attack by Boko Haram on the Nigerian town of Baga.
Has there always been a ban on pictures of the Prophet?
Bank of America and Citigroup miss analysts' profit forecasts as both Wall Street giants struggle to restructure.
The US discount retailer Target is to shut all of its 133 stores in Canada two years after launching there.
Britain's highest-rated chaser Sprinter Sacre is ready for his first race in nearly 13 months but will he be as good as before?
The eight best picture nominees at the 87th Academy Awards
New US trade and travel rules covering Cuba will see an end to the ban on Americans using credit cards there - and bringing back Cuban cigars.
Funerals are held for several journalists from satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo killed in last week's attack in Paris by militant Islamists.
Record numbers of UK students graduated with a top degree last summer, according to new figures.
An Edmonton schoolboy dies after being hit by a bus during rush hour in north London.
A Northern Ireland short film Boogaloo and Graham has received an Oscar nomination in the live action short category.
Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel lead the race for this year's Oscars with nine nominations each, while there is a strong showing for British talent.
More than 7,000 homes and businesses are left without electricity as gale force winds batter Northern Ireland.
A giant origami boat captained by a descendent of engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is launched on a lake in south London.