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MPs take evidence from Sir John Chilcot, on the Iraq Inquiry.
One of the council chief executives involved in an unlawful payments scandal is staying in his post.
Kimi Raikkonen completes a successful first pre-season test for Ferrari by setting the pace on the final day at Jerez.
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Shares in North American car giant General Motors rise more than 3% after it announces fourth-quarter net income of $1.1bn.
The US is set to destroy its largest remaining cache of chemical-laden artillery shells, bringing it closer to complying with an international treaty.
A 25-year-old man is arrested after footage showing a woman being dragged alongside her car as it was stolen was released.
Peter Greste, the Australian Al-Jazeera journalist freed after 400 days in jail in Egypt arrives in Brisbane.
Labour MP Margaret Hodge pulls out of the race to become the next London mayor and urges the party to choose an ethnic minority candidate.
Scotland's Finance Secretary John Swinney said his budget plans would create a "more prosperous and fairer Scotland".
The cap on care costs is to be applied to younger adults, the government in England is proposing.
Britons who have travelled to Africa to help the fight against Ebola will be eligible for a new medal, David Cameron says.
Ambitious, calm, obsessive, self-assured and with a penchant for mayonnaise on his chips - the man behind Southampton's rise.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 230 people, including the prominent liberal activist Ahmed Douma, to life in prison for anti-government protests.
Retail giant Alibaba says it is using quadcopter drones to deliver tea to hundreds of its customers in China as part of a test.
Tesco's online banking operation has been hit by a computer fault, with customers unable to view their accounts.
Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste returns to the Australian city of Brisbane to be reunited with his family, after his release from an Egyptian prison.
A champion golfer accused of a £36,000 benefit fraud tells a court he never claimed anything he was not entitled to.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto orders a probe into purchases by him, his wife and the finance minister of houses from government contractors.
Police charge a 32-year-old man with the murder of Mohsin Bhatti, who was stabbed to death on a Belfast street last week.