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Harrison Ford will reprise his role as police officer Rick Deckard in the forthcoming Blade Runner sequel, it is confirmed.
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
Nigel Farage says UKIP will back Conservative efforts to eliminate the deficit by 2018 but only if they stick to their plans.
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?
Mark Lowen speaks to business owners in Athens about the government's anti-austerity stance.
Jack Nowell and Alex Goode are named in England's starting XV to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
The International Cycling Union requests that Astana, the team of Vincenzo Nibali, has its World Tour licence withdrawn.
The first minister tells business leaders in west Belfast that corporation tax could fall to 12.5% in April 2017.
Scientists at Plymouth University play improvised pieces of music with the help of slime mould.
Devon and Cornwall Police withdraws a tweeted image which appears to show a riot officer hitting a person on the ground.
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.
BBC football analyst Pat Nevin looks at how Harry Kane has achieved success this season, and asks if the Tottenham striker will be a one-season wonder.
Iraqi minority groups are subject to a "systematic strategy" by IS to drive them out of the country, human rights groups warn.
Readers' photographs on the theme of gardens
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.
Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year
Feyenoord's Europa League game against Roma is suspended for more than 10 minutes when an inflatable banana is thrown from the stands.
Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her "nightmare" accident at Wednesday's Brit Awards.
Celtic's Virgil Van Dijk describes the referee as "horrible" after his red card during the 1-0 loss to Inter Milan.
An entire north Wales castle is painstakingly constructed brick-by-brick by an American enthusiast - captured frame-by-frame on film.