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The great Kuwaiti cat-meat scandal
Chelsea striker Diego Costa says there was no malicious intent behind his stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
The actress, Geraldine McEwan, best known for playing Agatha Christie's Miss Marple, has died at the age of 82.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announces plans to end a total ban on abortions in the predominantly Roman Catholic country.
BBC Sport picks out some of the key statistics as Chelsea and Manchester City battle for the Premier League title.
A performance of comedy Phoenix Nights Live at the Manchester Arena is cancelled after performer Ted Robbins collapses on stage.
Peace talks aimed at ending the violence in Ukraine have ended in Belarus without a deal after just a few hours.
Equatorial Guinea beat Tunisia in controversial circumstances to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras seeks to repair relations with creditors, amid fears of a showdown over Greece's efforts to roll back austerity measures.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he is disappointed to draw at Chelsea as his side created more chances.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says he is "proud" of the performances of fellow Liverpool man Raheem Sterling.
Former Colombian intelligence chief Maria del Pilar Hurtado is detained in Panama and flown to Bogota to face charges of illegal wire-tapping.
A video is released online purporting to show the beheading by Islamic State militants of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto.
Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichiello wants Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova's drugs ban to be re-examined.
George RR Martin's publisher says his next Game of Thrones book, The Winds of Winter, won't be released this year.
The annual Carnival of Venice is under way
DR Congo forward Yannick Bolasie believes his side can become unbeatable after their 4-2 win over Congo in their Afcon quarter-final.
Jose Mourinho's side remain five points clear at the top of the table after David Silva cancels out Loic Remy's opener.
Actress Geraldine McEwan, known for playing Agatha Christie sleuth Miss Marple on ITV, has died aged 82, her family says.
Bobbi Kristina Brown. daughter of late American singer Whitney Houston, is found unresponsive in a bathtub in a home in Georgia, US police say.