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Tottenham striker Harry Kane signs a new five-and-a-half-year contract with the north London club.
Every year about 11,000 children are taken into local authority care without the consent of their parents.
Growth in the UK manufacturing sector picked up slightly in January following a modest recovery in export orders, a closely-watched survey indicates.
Complaints against two Welsh police forces have gone up, according to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.
How to Train Your Dragon 2 stakes its claim to this year's animated feature Oscar by taking top honours at the 42nd Annie Awards in Los Angeles.
Police arrested 37 people for offences connected with the Celtic v Rangers football match in Glasgow on Sunday.
Pro-Russian separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko announces plans to recruit 100,000 men, as fighting with Ukrainian forces intensifies.
Does cold weather sometimes feel worse than it is?
A disabled man who was mugged outside his Tyneside home says he will put hundreds of thousands of pounds raised in online donations "to good use".
Politicians in Aberdeen will urge ministers to back a £2bn city plan to secure the future of North East Scotland's oil and gas industry.
Inside Kobane, the town which repelled IS but paid a heavy price
Police are questioning Ricardo Medina after his flatmate was fatally stabbed with a sword.
London's population tops 8.6m, the highest since its 1939 peak, the Greater London Authority reveals.
Jordan's Prince Ali, Luis Figo and Michael van Praag will fight Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency.
Manchester United's Angel Di Maria was the victim of an attempted burglary while at his Cheshire home, the BBC understands.
The biggest threat to an orderly resolution of Greece's new debt crisis is that the European Central Bank ceases to fund Greece's banks.
A 45-year-old woman is due in court on an attempted murder charge following a stabbing in west Belfast.
The ruins that still make China angry with Britain
Katy Perry uses a giant tiger, Lenny Kravitz and backing dancers dressed as sharks to wow the crowds with her Super Bowl halftime performance.
Snowfall in Gwynedd and Anglesey forces a number of schools to close for the day.