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David Cameron says he will not change his mind about taking part in more than one TV debate before the general election.
Nine foreign oil workers are reported missing after an attack on a Libyan oil field in which eight guards were beheaded.
US car giant General Motors (GM) has avoided a potential row with a number of key shareholders by announcing $5bn buy back of its own shares.
Cologne forward Anthony Ujah apologises for grabbing the club mascot Hennes VIII the goat by the horns when celebrating a goal on Sunday.
Protests in Madison are held for a third day over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.
A US-backed military exercise in Chad is preparing soldiers to fight terror - including against Boko Haram Islamist militants.
The former Ulster Unionist Party leader James Molyneaux has died at the age of 94.
A mother who left her daughter to die from a heroin overdose is jailed for two years and eight months.
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A teenager remains in intensive care after he was seriously assaulted at a caravan park in Porthcawl, south Wales.
Arsenal start their defence of the FA Women's Cup with a trip to Women's Super League Two side Millwall Lionesses.
Labour accused the Conservatives of planning "extreme" and "unprecedented" cuts in public spending - if they remain in Government.
A football manager became a super-sub when he scored a goal and saved a penalty after coming on at half-time, leading his team to victory.
Up to 30,000 more military personnel could lose their jobs in the next Parliament whoever wins the general election, a defence think tank warns.
Tributes are paid to two boys who were killed in a crash in Leeds, which also seriously injured two other boys and the 21-year-old driver.
Former chief of the defence staff Lord Bramall tells the BBC he categorically denies any involvement with child sexual abuse and that he is "mystified" by a police search of his house.
A 12-year-old boy dies after being severely beaten by his teacher at a school in Cairo, Egypt's education ministry says.
The head of Argentina's tax authority demands that HSBC repatriate the $3.5bn in funds that it says HSBC helped its clients move offshore.
Ex-Coronation Street star Shobna Gulati says her son was bullied because of stories Mirror Group journalists wrote after hacking her phone.
Peter Moores wants to stay as England coach despite his side's shock World Cup exit at the hands of Bangladesh.