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Sri Lanka says it will investigate what it says was a coup attempt by deposed President Mahinda Rajapaksa before he lost elections on Friday.
The body of a vulnerable man who went missing last week from his home in South Lanarkshire has been found.
West Indies complete the highest run chase in T20 history as they beat South Africa in a thrilling game to win the series.
A 24-year-old man dies and two others are in a serious condition after they are suspected of taking Ecstasy at a house in East Dunbartonshire.
A 49-year-old man is arrested after chemicals and ammunition are found at a property in a village, as part of an investigation which has seen some residents evacuated.
Englishman Andy Sullivan wins his first European Tour title with a play-off victory at the South African Open.
Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Arsenal climb above neighbours Tottenham to fifth in the Premier League.
Roma talisman Francesco Totti takes a selfie of himself celebrating an equaliser in the draw against Lazio.
Labour's former shadow attorney general says she was upset to be "called a snob" after a row over her controversial tweet.
Huge crowds and some 40 world leaders gather in Paris for a unity march, after 17 people were killed during three days of deadly attacks.
Stars are gathering in Los Angeles for the Golden Globes, the first major ceremony in the awards calendar.
Sinclair C5 enthusiasts celebrate the 30th anniversary of the electric vehicle's launch with a seaside ride out.
Three people are taken to safety following two rescue operations in the Cairngorms over the weekend.
Speaking ahead of the Paris unity march, David Cameron says Britain faces a very similar threat to France from fanatical extremism.
A former Afghanistan team coach is in hospital after being stabbed near his home outside Kabul, according to police.
A charity collector was kicked in the backside and told to "go back to England" while fundraising in Gwynedd.
Mark Cavendish shares his 2015 goals with BBC Sport's Matt Slater, and his views on riders who train on Christmas day.
A woman and her two children are seriously injured when they are hit by a car outside a McDonald's restaurant in Essex.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says France has received ''countless expressions of solidarity from all over the world'' as a unity rally takes place in Paris.
French President Francois Hollande greets world leaders including Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the Elysee Palace in Paris.