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Cameroon says Chad will send a large contingent of troops to help it fight incursions from the Nigeria-based militant Islamist group, Boko Haram.
David Shukman looks at the lessons of Beagle2 for how we handle failure.
An urgent inquiry into the milk pricing crisis is launched by the Scottish Parliament's rural affairs committee.
A search is under way for a Durham University student missing following a night out in the city.
Two British citizens and a Somali man are jailed in Ethiopia for trying to establish an Islamic state, a radio affiliated to the government reports.
Robbie Savage on which of the 18 Manchester United first-team players near the end of their deals should stay - and who should be let go
BBC Get Inspired and the FA launch the People's Cup, a new competition which will give 100,000 players a chance of Wembley glory.
High-resolution images taken from orbit identify the landing location of the lost Beagle2 probe, and it appears to be in one piece.
Michael Keaton rounds off a successful awards day by falling off the stage at the Critics' Choice Awards after collecting a clutch of trophies.
A&E waiting times in Wales and Northern Ireland got worse last month - well below performance in England.
Engineers work to restore power to about 200 properties still without electricity after high winds hit Dumfries and Galloway.
Roughly 85% of council offices targeted in a suspected arson attack are damaged, with the planning department "completely destroyed".
BBC Breakfast poll reveals many people are unprepared for the cost of care in old age with the average bill for a residential home in England standing at £27,000 a year.
Speed cameras on the M25 have caught nearly 700 people in just over a month.
Former heavyweight world champion Muhammad Ali is said to be in a stable condition after being readmitted to hospital.
A collision closes the A470 at Merthyr Tydfil amid reports of difficult travel conditions as a yellow "be aware" warning is issued for ice.
A 75-year-old woman has died following a fire in a building at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, police say.
Police warn motorists to drive with care due to snow and ice in some parts of Northern Ireland, and several roads remain blocked by fallen trees.
The European Commission says in a preliminary finding that online retailer Amazon's tax arrangements in Luxembourg probably constitute "state aid".
BBC Breakfast's "Living Longer" series looks at how longer life expectancy is changing the lifestyles of the older generation including those who prefer clubbing to tea dances.