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The number of serious flu cases in Scotland increases as it emerges almost of those eligible for vaccinations have not had them.
The uncle of a schoolboy who died in a minibus crash denies dishonestly collecting charity money in his name.
French President Francois Hollande address to the World Economic Forum in Davos
The jury has been discharged in the trial of Victorino Chua, a former Stepping Hill Hospital nurse accused of poisoning patients.
A lawyer is taking Edinburgh council to court on behalf of 60 clients who claim they have fallen off their bikes due to the city's tram tracks.
Sterling jumps sharply against the euro, while the FTSE 100 extends gains made in the wake of the European Central Bank's stimulus programme.
The Roman Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, Philip Tartaglia, has suffered a heart attack, the church has confirmed.
The behaviour of boys from poor families is worse when they grow up alongside wealthier neighbours, suggests research.
The government in the Philippines is facing calls for an inquiry after it temporarily relocated homeless people during Pope Francis' visit.
A 12-year-old girl who allegedly had sex with Gary Glitter told her brother she was "going out" with the singer, a court hears.
Owner Massimo Cellino steps down from his role at Leeds until 10 April, with Andrew Umbers becoming temporary chairman.
Sinn Féin indicates it would be prepared to take part in TV election debates if other parties such as Plaid Cymru and the Greens are involved.
High-profile Bitcoin backers are seeking to establish a Bitcoin exchange in the US that would be overseen by mainstream financial regulators.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants Greece to "remain part of our story" ahead of elections that could throw the country's eurozone future into doubt.
Nigeria does not need the help of UN or African Union troops to take on Boko Haram, the country's national security adviser tells the BBC.
Captain Steve Smith makes a composed century to lead Australia to a thrilling three-wicket tri-series win over England.
A key survey of eurozone business activity reached a five month high in January, but firms are cutting prices at their fastest rate in five years.
The BBC's Chris Morris visited the town of Drama in Greece to find out how cafe owner Yiannis Tsakiris is coping with a new business in during the Greek economic crisis
The social network encourages celebrities and other high-profile users to share photos directly to Twitter.
Tobacco companies warn smuggling could rise if the UK removes branding from cigarette packets - when Australia did this the biggest rise was in sales of brands known as "illicit whites".