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Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot should be cleared of sex allegations due to "many inconsistencies" in his accusers' evidence, a jury hears.
A man is being questioned on suspicion of the murder of a 34-year-old County Tyrone woman who was reported missing nearly two years ago.
A new sophisticated robotic dog has been developed - but what is Spot actually for?
British former gymnast Beth Tweddle says she's forgiven the online bullies who attacked her on Twitter.
The United Arab Emirates has launched air strikes against Islamic State for the first time since halting operations last year.
The UK's decision not to supply arms to Ukraine will be kept "under review", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
Two French families whose babies were swapped at birth 20 years ago win more than two million euros in compensation.
Geologists find that a huge canyon in Iceland was created by a few short days of catastrophic flooding, separated by thousands of years.
South Sudan accuses rebels of shelling the oil town of Bentiu, in what the UN calls the most serious violence since a ceasefire deal on 1 February.
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal displays a set of diagrams to contest claims his side are using long-ball tactics.
BBC News profiles anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal who will take charge of Delhi.
Controversial patent giant Intellectual Ventures defeats cybersecurity firm Symantec after convincing a jury that two of its inventions had been infringed.
The Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry has heard a nun has never been prosecuted, despite complaints against her by former residents of a Belfast children's care home.
Images from around the world: 10 February
Drivers who commit traffic offences in another EU country will be pursued for fines at home, under a new EU draft law.
The case for a non-white Spider-Man
Separatist forces have carried out rocket attacks on a key military headquarters and a residential area at Kramatorsk, officials say.
Lord Mandelson backs Ed Miliband's business policies but warns him about using the right "body language".
A secretary who embezzled £55,000 from a charity fund at Dundee's Ninewells Hospital is jailed for 16 months.
People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.