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What did we learn from the January transfer window? BBC Sport takes a look at the main themes to emerge from a month of deals.
MPs will decide later whether to allow the creation of babies in the UK using DNA from three people, in what could be a world first.
The Jesuit priests who are also astrophysicists
The US administration is considering whether to send defensive weapons to help the Ukraine government against pro-Russian rebels, US media says.
The debate over tuition fees has drowned out problems with student maintenance loans, says Sean Coughlan.
Statistics on the performance of accident and emergency departments in Scotland over the busy winter period are due to be published.
Royal Dutch Shell is to begin consulting on its plan to remove the first of the iconic Brent platforms in the North Sea.
Aberdeen wins the unwanted title of the most dismal town in Scotland in the annual Plook on the Plinth Carbuncle awards.
Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas, Ian Dennis and Phil McNulty assess how Premier League clubs fared in the transfer window.
How much child abuse takes place in the UK?
Premier League football clubs have spent £130m in this year's January transfer window, the same amount as in January 2014, research shows.
Chelsea's capture of Juan Cuadrado is the biggest deal on deadline day, as top-flight spending in the window reaches £130m.
English MPs would be given a veto over laws that apply only in England, under plans to be put forward by the Conservatives.
The UK is set to become the first place in the world to approve the creation of babies from the DNA of three people. BBC News explores the technology.
More girls should be encouraged to study engineering, says Dame Ann Dowling - we need them.
Three children were detained at an immigration centre in Oxfordshire, an inspection finds.
Technology group Lenovo posts better-than-expected profit after sales in its smartphone division more than doubled.
President Obama has confounded predictions that the rest of his term would amount to two years of drift, says Jamie Coomarasamy.
RadioShack shares have been suspended from trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) even as it continues to seek a rescue from possible bankruptcy.
Rupert Murdoch's media company News Corp will not be prosecuted in the US over the phone hacking scandal that rocked the company in the UK.