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England slip to a third crushing defeat in four World Cup games as Sri Lanka chase 310 to win by nine wickets.
The city of Rio de Janeiro is celebrating its 450th anniversary on Sunday with a series of events.
Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.
Election candidates are "riding for a fall" if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser says.
Police in Brazil arrest an American man suspected of sexually assaulting young women while running a religious group in the US state of Minnesota.
The extremist known as "Jihadi John" had suicidal thoughts after feeling harassed by MI5, according to email exchanges with a journalist.
Some websites offering treatment for gonorrhoea are putting patients at risk by failing to follow national guidelines, BBC 5 Live Investigates finds.
Letters written by a World War One soldier to his family are being posted online exactly 100 years after each one was written.
How St David's Day is marked in one community far from Wales
Tyson Fury easily beats Christian Hammer and turns his attention to Wladimir Klitschko and a world title showdown.
One man's memory of a brutal battle in the Pacific
Photographing the black British experience
A wind farm development near the village of Lesmahagow in South Lanarkshire receives more than £8m in funding.
What the real Sound of Music family say about themselves
Why Iceland banned beer right up until 1989
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to impose limits on US diplomats working in the country.
CCTV pictures emerge of three UK schoolgirls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.
Carl Frampton retains his IBF super-bantamweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Chris Avalos in Belfast.
Front pages feature fresh revelations about the Islamic State extremist nicknamed "Jihadi John", with the Mail on Sunday revealing details of emails he sent the paper in 2010.
Jose Mourinho reveals ahead of Sunday's Capital One Cup final that Spurs approached him for the manager's job in 2007.