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Three Newport Gwent Dragons players have been offered dual contracts by Wales says the region's director of rugby Lyn Jones.
A mother whose baby daughter was kidnapped by her estranged husband and taken to Libya has made an emotional appeal for her return.
Ivory Coast's defence minister Paul Koffi Koffi orders soldiers to return to barracks after they stage protests in at least two cities to demand unpaid allowances.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) changes its guidance about "mild sex references" in the new Paddington film after a request from the film's distributor.
A pod of pilot whales is spotted off the Essex coast, as efforts are made to herd the animals out to sea.
A couple are "fined" £100 for writing a bad review of a Blackpool hotel on Trip Advisor.
Prince William has said he is watching with "great concern" the Ebola situation in West Africa and has expressed support for an educational video about Ebola.
Rates of a deadly infection of the heart have increased after guidelines advised against giving antibiotics to prevent it in patients at risk, research shows.
The cousin of a British-born man, killed in an attack by Palestinian militants on a synagogue in Jerusalem, has told the BBC that he was concerned about radicalisation.
A new measure to combat fuel laundering should result in the illegal trade being "virtually eliminated" in the UK, according to HM Revenue and Customs.
MPs take evidence on the treatment of financial services consumers.
Anti-mafia police have released unprecedented secretly-filmed footage of an initiation ritual.
As the US Congress debates legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, the BBC look at the history of the long-in-development project.
Iraqi security forces reach the besieged Baiji oil refinery after five months of fighting Islamic State militants in the area.
The Philae lander has detected organic molecules on the surface of its comet, scientists have confirmed.
An order to build more 100 trains for the Gatwick Express line will safeguard jobs at Bombardier's Derby plant, a company spokesman says.
A man is charged over the death of 11-year-old Sophie Brannan who was knocked down by a car in Maryhill area on Friday.
Fifa lodges a criminal complaint over the awarding of the hosting rights of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
Cardiff Airport's future lies in long-haul flights, not competing with Bristol on closer destinations, Carwyn Jones tells AMs.
Russia may be testing a satellite capable of chasing down and inspecting other orbiting spacecraft, experts say.