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A 4,000-year-old Egyptian statue that was controversially sold by a council for £15.76m will not be allowed to leave the country, Culture Minister Ed Vairzey says.
A Scottish soldier, who was in his 20s and from Edinburgh, has died while on holiday in Florida.
The role of the Equality Commission in the 'gay cake' case is defended in court.
Nigeria's election body says it expects to announce the first results of Saturday's contested presidential poll on Tuesday.
The UK's banking industry will have to prove it can endure a global economic slump in this year's Bank of England stress tests.
David Cameron visits Buckingham Palace to hold his final audience with the Queen before the general election.
The ATL teachers' conference has heard calls for schools to publish details of their pay structure, with warnings of excessive pay rises for top staff.
Watch an alternative take on the weekend's Formula 1 action as Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel beats Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to a shock win in Malaysia.
Raffaele Sollecito has described the last 7 years and 5 months as unbearable, following his acquittal in the Meredith Kercher murder trial.
How the BBC News website's coverage of African news is changing
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says his party will not "play footsie" with leaving the EU - and says he wants to "serve out the next Parliament".
Sebastian Vettel's shock Malaysian Grand Prix win on Sunday is a 'wake-up call' for Mercedes, says boss Toto Wolff.
UK banks face stress test against economic collapse in Europe and Asia.
The number of people killed in flash floods in northern Chile rises to 14 while the search continues for 20 people still missing.
A would-be rescuer, who was hit by a Tube train as he attempted to save another man who had fallen onto the tracks, has died.
Deep space epic Interstellar leaves the competition earthbound at this year's Empire awards, taking off with three prizes including best film.
Ed Miliband sets out his party's policies on business at an event in London.
The Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, calls for an end to the "toxic blame game" between Greece and Germany.
Sebastian Vettel has handled his transition from Red Bull to Ferrari well, says BBC Sport's David Coulthard.
Labour leader Ed Miliband unveils his party's business manifesto, warning that David Cameron's pledge to hold an EU referendum is "a clear and present danger" to jobs.