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Zaur Dadayev, a suspect charged with murdering Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov tells human rights monitors he confessed under duress.
Beating Ireland would rival his side's victory over South Africa in November, Wales captain Sam Warburton says.
John Maguire examines the impact of the government's Troubled Families Programme which was set up after the 2011 riots in England.
Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos confirms that bombing raids against Farc rebels are to be suspended for a month.
New research shows that rather than using pigments, chameleons change colour by tweaking the arrangement of crystals in their skin cells.
MPs are to vote on the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes in England.
A vet investigating the alleged poisoning of a Crufts dog reportedly says it is "unlikely" to have happened during the competition.
Test driver Giedo van der Garde could drive for Sauber in the Australian Grand Prix after winning a court case.
The BBC's Europe Correspondent Gavin Lee has spent the day with Nato on one of the ships, as their training mission takes place.
How does your knowledge compare to the BBC Formula 1 team? With the season about to start, take our quiz to find out.
Health Minister Jim Wells announces a complete smoking ban in the grounds of any hospital from March 2016.
The DUP will use parliamentary time in Westminster later to call for an independent body to be put in charge of television election debates.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a car industry group, launches a campaign to combat the 'demonisation' of diesel in the wake of a Paris ban on the cars.
An elderly woman dies in a house fire at Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan, fire crews confirm.
Will personal and professional instability derail Lewis Hamilton as another intense battle with Nico Rosberg commences?
Paramilitary troops in Pakistan raid and seal off the headquarters of the MQM party, the biggest political party in Karachi.
There are no plans to cut the speed on the section of the A470 which saw four people die in a crash.
Most Scots think job recruiters should give priority to British people over immigrants, a poll for the BBC suggests.
A 14-year-old girl who was the subject of a national alert after she went missing from home is found safe and well.
The father desperately searching for his little boy