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Leeds Rhinos drop Zak Hardaker for Friday's Super League game at Warrington after confirming he is involved in a police investigation.
The Colosseum in Rome has banned selfie sticks to protect the 2,000-year-old monument.
Former world number one Tiger Woods is "hopeful" of a return for the Masters but will miss next week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.
An Iraq war veteran who jumped the White House fence and ran into the building with a knife has pleaded guilty to two charges.
Heather Watson withstands a second-set recovery from Italy's Camila Giorgi to reach round three at Indian Wells.
As Egypt unveils plans to build a new administrative capital, BBC News looks at seven other countries that have moved their seat of government.
A host of stars are taking part in this year's Comic Relief charity appeal to raise money for projects in the UK and abroad.
Comedian Lenny Henry has kicked off this year's Comic Relief appeal at the London Palladium.
Competition aims to find top computer security talent
DR Congo says it wants to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, to allow for oil exploration
A Venezuelan opposition activist arrested during last year's anti-government rallies has hanged himself in custody, his lawyer says.
A man is arrested at Stansted Airport in Essex after a car was driven into a security barrier.
National attention has been given to the report that alleged that black people were treated more harshly than others by the Ferguson police force and local court. But the Justice Department has found similar abuses at law enforcement agencies across the US.
A skier has reportedly filmed the moment he and his friends were struck by an avalanche in the Alps on the Swiss-French border.
Hillsborough police match commander makes an emotional apology to the families of the 96 who died, telling them: "It's now dawned on me what it means to you."
New footage emerges of three British schoolgirls en-route to Syria, where it is believed they joined IS.
Ed Miliband jokes that his wife would like him to spend more time in the kitchen amid media scrutiny of his arrangements.
New footage has emerged of the three British schoolgirls who went missing last month - apparently to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
Gwent Police sacks three of its officers over allegations they tried to help a motorist avoid prosecution.
A man was taken to hospital after being found with gunshot wounds to his legs in East Kilbride in South Lanarkshire, police confirm.