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Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon is giving a speech on austerity and public spending in London
A woman drove for almost three miles with just three wheels on her car while more than twice the drink-drive limit, a court hears.
Francesco Schettino, captain of the Costa Concordia, breaks into sobs as he makes a last-ditch appeal to judges ahead of a verdict in his trial.
Physicists in France work out several details of what makes popcorn pop, including the critical temperature required.
A man is found guilty of attempting to murder his wife by strangling her as she worked in an intensive care unit.
Two days of planned strike action over pay by London bus drivers are postponed.
The European Space Agency launches its mini "spaceplane" demonstrator.
Michael Laudrup rules himself out of taking QPR role and will stay with Qatari side Lekhwiya.
How murder in US sparked global anger
The Central African Republic's sports minister has been freed after being kidnapped by gunmen last month, his family says.
Police issue a warning after 16 vehicles were caught up in a series of crashes on the A92 as the road was affected by a low sun.
The jury in the sex abuse trial of former weather presenter Fred Talbot retires to consider its verdicts.
Exchanges between David Cameron and Ed Miliband descend into insults as their PMQs clashes come to an end.
A hang-glider in Sydney was left dangling from the Mona Vale cliff after she crashed into the rock face
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes is presented with a cheque for more than £330,000, raised through online donations.
Images from around the world: 11 February
The husband of a woman who was killed in a Glasgow park tells a court how he thought she was still breathing when he found her fatally injured.
Essex Police apologises to alleged victims of child abuse over the way it handled investigations.
A poorly otter cub found orphaned in a Perthshire village is on the road to recovery after being taken in by the Scottish SPCA.
A former coast guard captain is jailed for four years in South Korea for negligence over the attempted rescue from the stricken Sewol ferry.