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Sinn Féin releases a 25-page dossier in an attempt to explain why they decided to withdraw their support from the welfare reform bill.
Ex-cabinet minister Lord Mandelson has predicted Labour will not win a majority at May's general election, saying there will be another hung Parliament.
The director of a biopic about singer Gregg Allman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a case involving a fatal train crash on the film's set.
Stuart McCall is to be appointed Rangers manager until the end of the season, BBC Scotland has learned.
The Conservatives believe they are on to a winner by alleging the Labour leader will have to make a deal with the SNP, writes Laura Kuenssberg.
A UK military healthcare worker based in Sierra Leone tests positive for Ebola, Public Health England announces.
At a site in the Utah desert, in the US, Nasa test-fires the biggest rocket ever made, part of its Space Launch System which is expected to pave the way for manned missions to Mars.
Several of Apple's online services stop working after the company is hit by an unspecified fault.
Ceremonies are held to mark the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, as the country's emperor says the situation for survivors remains severe.
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson faced reporters as he left his flat in Kensington in west London.
MPs have voted in favour of the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes in the UK.
A Christian street preacher targeted Muslims and gay people in "religiously-aggravated" sermons delivered in the middle of a high street, a court has heard.
The Fed is facing a series of decisions which could affect economies around the globe.
A 45-year-old Conwy man is jailed for four years for a string of child sex abuse offences.
Jeremy Clarkson makes light of his suspension by the BBC as an online petition for him to be reinstated tops 400,000 signatures.
Dodging Bullets, trained by Paul Nicholls, wins the Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham.
A mother and her partner are charged over the death of her young daughter from a head injury.
England make two changes for the Six Nations match against Scotland, with Courtney Lawes and Mike Brown returning to the XV.
Readers' photographs on the theme of castles
he US has imposed sanctions on 14 Ukrainian separatists and Russians, including the former prime minister of Ukraine.