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At least 12 Ukrainian servicemen were killed and more than 20 injured in eastern Ukraine when their bus hit military trucks, police and local media say.
US company SpaceX has postponed an experiment to bring part of its Falcon rocket down to a soft landing on a floating sea platform.
An investigation is launched after a rugby player with a broken leg was left waiting on the pitch for three hours for an ambulance to arrive.
The eurozone economy saw anaemic growth in December and suffered its worst quarter for more than a year, a survey indicates.
Conservative MP Mark Pritchard says he is "glad its all over" after rape allegations against him were dropped
Sony has condemned the "vicious" cyber attack that led to it suspending the release of its film The Interview.
Scientists at Oxford University have begun immunising healthy volunteers with a new Ebola vaccine
The man responsible for refloating the Costa Concordia says the next 24 hours are crucial to the salvage operation of the Hoegh Osaka.
Police in the Indian capital Delhi say that they are treating the death of the wife of former Indian minister Shashi Tharoor as murder, nearly a year after her body was found in a hotel room.
Actor Liam Neeson tells the BBC's Louise Minchin about his surprise at finding himself playing the part of an action hero at the age of 55.
A 74-year-old man appears in court charged with 25 offences including rape and child cruelty.
UKIP is investigating after its official website disappeared - with the UKIP.org address linking through to a domain hosting page.
Harbin Ice and Snow Festival in China
Winnie Romeril from the World Health Organization speaks to Tulip Mazumdar about controlling 'spikes' in the virus in Sierra Leone.
The son of Thomas Gilbert Sr, the hedge fund founder who was found shot dead in his New York home, is charged with his murder.
A film adaptation of a bestselling book by France's former First Lady about her six-year relationship with president Francois Hollande is in development, its producer says.
The number of people with cancer in Scotland rises by 18% in five years, according to new figures from Macmillan Cancer Support.
Major incidents remain in place at six hospitals in England as staff struggle to cope with the number of patients.
An investigation into rape claims against Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been dropped, the Metropolitan Police say.
A man has avoided jail after a judge in the US state of Massachusetts accepted a pair of $85 Nike trainers as a bail bond