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Robin van Persie could be out for more than two weeks with an ankle problem, says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal.
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?
Everton face a trip to conflict-torn Ukraine after being drawn against Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Europa League.
Google has purchased the website address .app in an auction held by the organisation which assigns web domains.
Images from around the world: 27 February
A 21-year-old man is cleared of murdering 53-year-old Jean Campbell in a Glasgow park.
A coroner records a verdict of unlawful killing in the inquest of a seven-month-old baby who died at the hands of her mother.
A "despicable" window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
A lake is searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.
A debate between family and friends in Scotland about the colour of a dress for a wedding becomes an internet sensation.
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.