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The price of oil rallies as investors speculate that the falling cost of crude may have reached its end.
Ugandan troops find the grave of what is believed to be that of a rebel commander who had been wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on war crimes charges
Channel 4 confirms it is to shorten the scheduled run of Southampton-based documentary series Immigration Street following disruption by local residents.
Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko expected to be arrested or killed after he claimed Russia's spy agency asked him to murder businessman Boris Berezovsky, a court hears.
A 20-year-old woman admits downloading and possessing more than 600 images of child pornography as well as images of animal pornography.
The Northern Ireland Prison Service says it is dealing with an "ongoing incident" at Maghaberry Prison in County Antrim
Not many business leaders will be as public as Stefano Pessina when it comes to revealing what they really feel about politicians.
Prop David Wilson will miss England's Six Nations opener against Wales with a neck injury, adding to Stuart Lancaster's problems.
Oskar Groening, 93, will go on trial in Germany in April, charged with involvement in the deaths of 300,000 prisoners at Auschwitz.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is on an European tour to drum up support for a "new contract" with eurozone leaders over Greece's rescue programme.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson to defend her high jump title at the British Indoor Championships in Sheffield.
BMW has patches a security flaw that left more than 2 million cars, including Rolls Royce and Mini models, open to hackers
New Saudi Arabian pan-Arab news channel Alarab stops scheduled broadcasting less than 24 hours after going on air from studios in Bahrain.
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Dealing with issues in schools with targets and competition may lead to more problems than solutions, Chris Cook argues.
Ben Stokes, omitted from England's World Cup squad, smashes 151 not out off 86 balls for England Lions in South Africa.
The demand for extra university places is much less than forecast because of high tuition fees, says Labour's university spokesman, Liam Byrne.
A wedding guest who smashed a wine glass in the face of a bridesmaid, leaving her needing 100 stitches, is jailed.
Fake "femme fatales" have been used to steal battle plans and other data from Syrian opposition groups, a report suggests.