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A migrant boat capsizes off Turkey, killing at least 24 people who were trying to reach the Greek island of Lesbos, Turkish media say.
Lib Dem Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael loses a bid to have his legal fees paid after a challenge to his election failed.
Dissident republicans claim they carried out a shooting in Dublin on Friday in which a man was killed and two others wounded.
South Africa is investing more money in nursery schools. But, with the economic challenges the country faces, it's hard to determine whether these programmes will eventually be successful.
Encouraging England, Scottish errors and an unexpected draw - Jeremy Guscott reviews the weekend's Six Nations action.
Paralympic hopeful Kadeena Cox on balancing two sports in the build-up to Rio
Beth Tweddle has surgery to fuse fractured vertebrae in her neck following a fall during a reality television programme.
Beyonce, the Black Panthers and the Super Bowl
There may have been "third party involvement" in the death of a teenage soldier at Deepcut army base 20 years ago, an inquest hears.
Beyonce and Coldplay wow BBC pundits during the Super Bowl 50 half-time show.
Kung Fu Panda, which sees Jack Black return as the voice of high-kicking bear Po, extended its lead at the top of the US box office over the Super Bowl weekend.
Actor and BBC Radio 1 presenter Ceallach Spellman is to appear in a reboot of the popular ITV series Cold Feet.
Packets of St John's Wort tablets are being recalled in the UK as a safety precaution after six batches were found to be contaminated with a toxin.
Banks should stop issuing £50, $100 and €500 notes to tackle crime, a former bank boss says.
Monday's Green Budget by the Institute of Fiscal Studies makes one key point - if earnings don't pick up, the Chancellor will have another political headache to deal with
Npower has become the fourth major UK energy supplier to announce a cut in its gas price - with a 5.2% cut taking effect on 28 March.
Marco Rubio was expected to become a frontrunner for the Republican nomination - but an uncertain performance on Saturday has dented his chances, says Anthony Zurcher.
India's telecoms regulator has blocked Facebook's Free Basics internet service inside the country.
There are plans for a media school in the capital as Cardiff Metropolitan University agrees a deal with a Chinese television company.
Adele is named the world's best selling and most popular music artist of 2015 after 'simply phenomenal' success.