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The US economy grew at a rate of 2.4% from October to December, down from a first estimate of 3.2%, as consumer spending proved weaker than predicted.
The aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says it has been ordered to cease operations in Myanmar, and fears for thousands of people in its care.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is given a two-match ban for criticising the referee after his side lost to Barcelona.
Ex-BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall denies 15 charges of rape and five counts of indecent assault involving two girls.
Red Bull finally show some pace as reliability problems hit early favourites Mercedes in the final pre-season test in Bahrain.
A County Tyrone teenager told a psychiatrist that his belief in killing one of his parents so that they would become his guardian in heaven was a cover-up and an excuse.
The Aurora Borealis, better known as the Northern Lights, gives spectacular displays over parts of the UK, lighting up skies from the north of Scotland to Jersey.
One of India's most flamboyant tycoons, Subrata Roy, is taken into police custody after surrendering himself for arrest in a fraud case.
An unusual traffic calming idea in Dorset didn't quite go to plan. What happened?
The mobile banking apps of several big banks are returning to normal after suffering glitches.
UKIP members preparing for the European election in May, where some predict the party way come first or second.
Russian MPs propose new laws that would make it easier for Russia to incorporate parts of Ukraine and to fast-track Russian citizenship.
Firefighters in Alloa help recreate a scene from a photograph which dates back to 1888.
A BBC TV reporter appeared to sink into the floor during a live broadcast when a camera fault led her disappearing out of shot.
David Moyes would have been "sacked three times" if he was managing in Italy, says ex-Chelsea boss Gianluca Vialli.
A group of MPs say BT should get no more government money for rural broadband until it is clear how it is spending the £1.2bn already awarded to it.
The Aurora Borealis - better known as the Northern Lights - has been giving rare and spectacular displays over parts of the UK.
A 91-year-old woman who died during severe flooding had told emergency workers she believed she was safe, a coroner is told.
The price of a first-class stamp is to increase by 2p to 62p and a second-class stamp by 3p to 53p, Royal Mail announces.
House prices rose by 0.6% in February, a 9.4% increase on the same month in 2013, Nationwide says.