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Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon calls for the SNP to be included in pre-election talks with the civil service in Whitehall.
Two astronauts spend six hours installing new cabling on the outside of the International Space Station.
The government pledges to double the number of experts who help vulnerable witnesses and victims in courts in England and Wales.
Online trends of the week in 60 seconds
Thousands of allegations of abuse and neglect of elderly people were made in England last year, the BBC learns.
The fate of Japanese-Latin Americans during World War Two
A ceremony is held in New York's Harlem to honour black civil rights leader Malcolm X at the site where he was assassinated 50 years ago.
Britain's Martin Murray suffers an 11th-round defeat by WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in Monte Carlo.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho blames four key moments after his Premier League leaders are held to a draw by Burnley.
With the 2015 Academy Awards taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday, the BBC's Will Gompertz explains all about the Oscars.
Newcastle's display in a 5-0 loss at Manchester City was "pathetic and embarrassing", says former striker Alan Shearer.
Homeless people in the UK are getting free meals thanks to a centuries-old Sikh tradition. Why, asks Rajeev Gupta.
The shark attack survivor who sticks up for sharks
Workers at the National Gallery are staging a series of fresh strikes in a row over the privatisation of services.
Ukrainian government and rebel forces exchange dozens of prisoners, in the first step successfully carried out under the Minsk agreements.
Yemen's ousted President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has accused the Houthi militia that seized power last month of staging a coup.
The leader of Britain's trade union movement calls for Channel 4's Immigration Street documentary to be shelved.
After being fouled by Stockport's Charlie Russell, Worcester City's Shab Khan responds by throwing him to the ground.
Two families of two of the three London schoolgirls believed to be on their way to Syria to join so-called Islamic State, have issued direct appeals to them to return home.
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman says some players leave clubs for money and not for footballing reasons.