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Celtic extend their lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a third successive win over Dundee United.
Defending champions Ireland move into pole position in the Six Nations title race with a record win in Scotland.
Adam Johnson is named in Dick Advocaat's first Sunderland squad after the club lifted his suspension following his arrest.
A 33-year-old man becomes the youngest steam train driver to qualify on the mainline for nearly 50 years.
Manchester City apologise to fans after "local water issues" leave their ground without running water during the match against West Bromwich Albion.
An Indian campaigner who brought water to 1,000 villages using ancient methods wins a prize known as the "Nobel Prize for water".
Milen Dobrev, a weightlifting gold medallist at the Athens Olympics in 2004, is found dead at his home, aged 35.
A fire in a house in the New York City borough of Brooklyn kills seven children and leaves two other people in a critical condition.
Broadcasters say a deal over TV election debates has been reached, with David Cameron taking part in one seven-party leader debate but no head-to-head with Ed Miliband.
Striker Wilfried Bony scores his first Manchester City goal as they beat 10-man West Brom in unusual circumstances.
Bournemouth top the Championship after they complete a resounding victory over promotion rivals Middlesbrough.
Dozens of veteran United States marines gather on the Pacific island of Iwo Jima to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of World War Two.
Budi, a baby orangutan who was rescued after being kept for months in a chicken cage in West Borneo, has made a remarkable recovery.
Wales grasp the initiative in the race for the Six Nations title with a thumping 61-20 victory over Italy.
The English leagues will not sue Fifa over the decision to move the 2022 World Cup but other European leagues may take action.
A missing 12-year-old girl from West Sussex is believed by police to have run off with an older man overnight.
Just over two weeks to go before the launch of reforms to UK pensions, experts warn thousands of savers are still unable to book free guidance sessions.
Aberdeen's hopes of catching Premiership leaders Celtic are dented as Dundee hit back for a share of the points.
A defence lawyer for one of the four Sun journalists cleared of paying military sources questions the use of the law that led to his trial.
Residents are moved from a care home on the Isle of Wight ahead of a police inquiry into the deaths of five people.