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The University of Buckingham breached its own regulations in an investigation into possible plagiarism, an independent inquiry has found.
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch is to read a specially-written poem at the reburial of King Richard III.
The US-led coalition against Islamic State begins surveillance flights over the Iraqi city of Tirkit, which is being besieged by government forces.
Monks who are strictly adherent to Jainism have to abide by a complex set of dietary rules, writes Rajeev Gupta.
Thomas Winklemann spokesman for Germanwings said the descent phase lasted eight minutes.
A £5 coin will be created to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child, which is due in April.
A German A320 Airbus has crashed in the Alps in southern France. There were 142 passengers and six crew on board the plane, which was en route from Barcelona in Spain to Duesseldorf in Germany.
UKIP replace expelled general election candidate Janice Atkinson with Labour defector Harriet Yeo.
Italy must step up efforts to contain a bacterial disease blighting olive trees in the southern province of Lecce, EU officials warn.
Ex-Manchester United chief executive David Gill wins Uefa's vote to be Britain's next Fifa vice-president.
US consumer prices rebounded in February as petrol prices rose for the first time since June, official figures show.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that it is a "time of great sorrow" after a Germanwings airliner crashed in the French Alps.
Lil' Chris, who launched a singing career after he found fame on Channel 4 reality show Rock School, dies.
A tiny new tracker designed to monitor bee behaviour is being tested by ecologists at London's Kew Gardens.
Legal action against planned US rules on net neutrality begins in the District of Columbia and Louisiana.
A man who said he stabbed his friend to death because he heard "voices" has been given a life sentence.
Fighters from Yemen's Houthi rebel movement advance into southern Yemen, clashing with forces allied to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.
Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie says England's second-placed Six Nations finish was "not acceptable".
David Cameron's used a slogan last employed to sell cereal more than 30 years ago. What's its appeal?
South Africa-born Grant Elliott says his 84 that took New Zealand to the World Cup final was a repayment to his adopted home.