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Oscar-nominated film director John Singleton pulls out of the forthcoming biopic of the late rapper Tupac Shakur.
For the first time in the history of the Oxford versus Cambridge boat race, women will race on the same day and the same course as the men.
Easyjet will run "rescue" flights and may put bigger planes on busy routes to deal with the after-effects of two-day strike action by French air traffic controllers.
Robbie Savage on why Sunday's derby comes at the wrong time for Manchester City as they try to rediscover their best form.
UK industrial output rose by just 0.1% in February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
The FTSE 100 approaches its record high, with drug firm Shire the top riser after it says US regulators are to give an eye treatment a priority review.
The world pays tribute to Richie Benaud, the former Australia captain and legendary cricket commentator, who has died aged 84.
Pakistan parliament calls for neutrality in Yemen conflict, snubbing Saudi Arabia's request to join anti-Houthi coalition.
A 73-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of an elderly woman is found at her home, police say.
Michael Lewis, the author of Flash Boys and Liar's Poker, says high speed electronic traders are still a threat (but there is a solution).
A man who ran across the track during practice for the Chinese Grand Prix and then entered the pits is arrested.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton is in a league of his own throughout Friday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Chancellor George Osborne reiterates his pledge to negotiate Wales' funding settlement if the Tories get back into power.
BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at some of the best of the week's technology news
Majestic Wine says it is taking over smaller online rival Naked Wines and will appoint its founder as chief executive of the overall company.
Parts of the UK could reach the highest level of air pollution on Friday, prompting health warnings.
Police are given more time to continue questioning three men arrested in Dover on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
India's PM Narendra Modi may try to reach a breakthrough on a defence deal during his ongoing visit to France, media reports say.
The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Caracas, where Venezuelans are signing a petition calling on President Obama to withdraw sanctions imposed on a group of Venezuelan officials.
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