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A man who claimed he could not walk far and claimed £26,000 in disability benefits was a champion golfer, a court hears.
Harry Redknapp resigns as manager of Premier League strugglers QPR because of an upcoming knee operation.
Three soldiers on anti-terror patrol in Nice, southern France, wounded in knife attack, French police say
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho signs a new long-term contract that will keep him at Anfield until June 2020.
Some 40,000 Russians sign a petition urging the authorities to release a mother of seven detained over alleged spying for Ukraine.
A young Rangers fan has been speaking about getting hit in the face by a bottle on the way to the Old Firm game.
Alistair Darling tells the BBC that he would be willing to share a platform with Alex Salmond during any EU referendum campaign.
A man who ran a "revenge porn" site faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of identity theft and extortion.
Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) agrees to pay $1.38bn settlement to US regulators over allegations it knowingly inflated its ratings of risky mortgage investments.
Pope Francis approves martyrdom status for murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, paving the way for beatification.
Chadian troops backed by air strikes enter north-eastern Nigeria to join the battle Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Up to 16 civilians are killed in the space of 24 hours as fighting intensifies around the strategic town of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine.
Time-lapse video shows the gradual build up of snow as residents in Poughkeepsie, New York are hit by a blizzard.
Sky will broadcast the Open Championship from 2017 after buying exclusive rights, while the BBC will show daily highlights.
UKIP's general election candidate for Newport East resigns from the role after posting offensive messages online.
The Prince of Wales no longer wants to promote British weapons in Gulf states, an unauthorised biography by Catherine Mayer claims.