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Artists, musicians and actors are to head into schools to work directly with disadvantaged pupils as part of a £20m arts strategy.
Former World Cup final referee Howard Webb says he has acted as a de facto counsellor to Premier League match officials.
Scotland's A&E departments treated 87% of people within the Scottish government's target of four hours in January, NHS statistics show.
The relatives of three British men who say they were arrested while plane spotting in Dubai have spoken to BBC Breakfast.
David Stewart's pictures of people coping with addiction
Headliner Lionel Richie suggests a roof might be the solution to a rainy Glastonbury festival.
What do you see when you close your eyes?
Former McLaren driver Gerhard Berger believes two-time champion Fernando Alonso will win the world title again at the team.
A recording has emerged in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi denied being an extremist and complained about UK security services.
Marin Cilic and Stan Wawrinka will join Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov in playing at Queen's Club this summer.
Bond star Daniel Craig will appear as 007 in a Comic Relief sketch to air on Red Nose Day, Friday 13 March.
A century after battering enemy positions in World War One, the only surviving British ship from the Gallipoli campaign, the HMS M33, is being given a new lease of life.
The Rosetta satellite sees its own shadow in the highest resolution image it has so far taken of Comet 67P.
More than 40 schools across counties Londonderry and Tyrone are closed as snow and ice made travel treacherous.
Heavy snow falls close a small number of schools and affect driving conditions in the Highlands.
The International Monetary Fund says Sierra Leone is to receive more than $80m (£52m) immediately to help the country overcome the Ebola outbreak.
Barclays reports a 12% rise in full-year pre-tax profits, while boss Antony Jenkins receives his first bonus as chief executive.
A recording emerges in which the Islamic State fighter Mohammed Emwazi, known as "Jihadi John", denied being an extremist and said MI5 threatened him
The funeral is due to be held of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in Moscow.
A BBC Wales investigation reveals that a former rugby player continued to produce and supply anabolic steroids after being banned from the sport for trafficking.