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Nasa's Curiosity rover has found that water can exist as a liquid near the Martian surface.
A former Premier League footballer searched for players to help "fix" lower league matches, a court hears.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg tells the BBC he would not enter into another coalition with the Conservatives if they insist on their proposal of £12bn welfare cuts.
For almost three weeks a Saudi-led coalition has been pummelling Houthi rebels across Yemen, but Frank Gardner says there have so far been no clear winners or losers.
More than 50 of the girls abducted by militant Islamists in Nigeria last year were seen alive three weeks ago, a woman tells the BBC.
Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano has died in Montevideo aged 74 after suffering from lung cancer.
Three men accused of gang-raping a teenage girl in western Kenya before dumping her in an open latrine last year are sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Northern Ireland's chief electoral officer has upheld his decision to stop using a school as a polling station because of loyalist intimidation.
BBC Sport reviews Jordan Spieth's Masters win at Augusta, a victory that saw the 21-year-old break several scoring records along the way.
The authority that decides which letters a web address is allowed to finish with is concerned at the high charges for the new '.sucks' name.
A homeless man who knocked over a frail London pensioner to steal just £5 is jailed for 30 months.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has told donors that he will run for the Republican nomination for US president in 2016, US media report.
Real Madrid might be favourites to reach the Champions League semi-finals, but Atletico hold the upper hand this season.
As Labour shifts its critique to the supply side of the economy, Duncan Weldon considers the pitfalls of "reshaping" the UK's business model.
The former editor of the News of the World, Andy Coulson, will stand trial in Scotland on a charge of perjury three weeks later than expected.
Warming seas will push traditional fish and chips off the British menu, a study suggests.
Russia lifts a ban on supplying Iran with an advanced air defence missile system, after Tehran struck an interim deal to curb its nuclear activities.
A man is found guilty of causing a pensioner's death at an Aberdeenshire campsite by driving dangerously with his girlfriend sitting on his knee.
As China moves to restrict mass shopping in Hong Kong, the BBC looks at who the shoppers are and what is on their list.
Thousands of Russians are displaced and several killed as severe wildfires rage in southern and eastern Siberia.