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Some players might be wild-eyed when the anthems roll, but how much does national identity matter in the professional game?
The Institute of Fiscal Studies' Green Budget says the worst of UK spending cuts are still to come with a "long way to go" before recovery.
Cookery lessons for people with learning disabilities
An online fund, launched to help a frail Tyneside pensioner who was mugged, is halted with donations standing at more than £329,000.
Conservative MP Bob Blackman might have to repay more than £1,000 in wrongly-claimed mileage expenses.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby enters the debate about business and society, telling the BBC that it is wrong to be "anti-business" but that with wealth comes responsibility.
A new poll by a Tory peer suggests Labour's Douglas Alexander and Liberal Democrat minister Danny Alexander could lose their seats at the May election.
Greece's new government takes its case to the European Commission and European Central Bank as it tries to renegotiate the country's bailout terms.
The UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey probably caught Ebola by wearing a visor instead of goggles while treating patients, an investigation has concluded.
A US senator, taking aim at health regulations, suggests restaurants should not have to compel employees to wash their hands after toilet visits.
Vice-captain Heather Knight on Twenty20, Lord's photoshoots, RAF flight simulators and England's upcoming tour of New Zealand.
Tim Sherwood has emerged as an early favourite to become the next QPR boss, with Steve McClaren and Paul Clement also in the frame.
Only nine members of the England team which beat Australia in the autumn have been named in the starting XI to face Wales.
The UK's service sector expanded faster than expected in January after a relatively slow pace of growth in December, a survey suggests.
MPs are questioning Sir John Chilcot, the head of the inquiry into the Iraq war, about its delayed findings
Before the 2015 Women's Six Nations, Sara Orchard looks at the teams and players most likely to light up the tournament.
Referee Seechurn banned for six months for 'poor performance' and failure to control players in Afcon quarter-final.
Actor Ricardo Medina is released from jail while investigations into his flatmate's death continue.
A man has been shot dead on a west London street, sparking a murder investigation.
Lance Armstrong is charged with leaving the scene of an accident after he crashes into two parked cars in Colorado.