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Hillary Clinton has begun campaigning in Iowa, as the former Secretary of State looks to win over voters in the first nominating contest.
When competitive cyclists won't stop for trains
The BBC's Nick Robinson gives his assessment of the Conservative Party's manifesto launched on Tuesday.
The New Horizons probe, which is bearing down on Pluto, has captured its first colour image of the distant dwarf planet.
US President Barack Obama plans to remove Cuba from state sponsors of terrorism list, the White House says.
A woman is in hospital after a stabbing in Neath Port Talbot.
A Nigerian schoolgirl who escaped from Boko Haram tells the BBC of the night 219 girls were kidnapped, and how she escaped.
IBM has launched a health unit to make sense of the wealth of data created by the boom in fitness trackers and apps.
Some 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized off Libya, survivors tell Save the Children.
Tickets for Arsenal's Premier League match against Chelsea at the Emirates are being sold online for up to £950.
School officials in Atlanta have received prison sentences following convictions for participating in a conspiracy to change test answers.
The BBC's Milton Nkosi talks to some of the foreigners affected by the recent violence in South Africa and reflects on its meaning.
Students occupying part of University of the Arts, London, have been instructed to end their four week sit-in by the High Court.
Russian officials close a dance school after a video of teenage girls "twerking" causes a sensation on the internet.
A manhole cover blasts more than 200ft into the air in a street in Buffalo, New York, following an explosion.
Plans to reroute buses along The Kingsway in the city centre after a fatal bus collision are unveiled.
Unveiling his party's manifesto, David Cameron said: "All our commitments are fully funded as part of our fiscal plan."
Turkish President Erdogan sharply criticises Pope Francis for using the term "genocide" for the killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule in WW1.
Saracens boss Mark McCall is hopeful forward Billy Vunipola will escape a ban for allegedly striking an opponent.
The United Nations refugee agency says that closing Kenya's Dabaab refugee camp would have "extreme humanitarian consequences."