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Two militants on trial for killing a group of mountaineers in Pakistan in 2013 have broken out of prison, police say.
Why England's novice fly-half George Ford could well shatter the poise of Ireland's master, Jonny Sexton, writes Tom Fordyce.
The Islamic State (IS) group has released a video appearing to show the destruction of statues in Iraq. Why is it doing this?
Images from around the world: 27 February
A 21-year-old man is cleared of murdering 53-year-old Jean Campbell in a Glasgow park.
A "despicable" window cleaner who tied up a pensioner, threatened her into silence and stole £15 is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Ex-singer Gary Glitter jailed for 16 years for historical sex abuse against three girls between 1975-1980.
Authorities in Spain arrest eight people accused of travelling to eastern Ukraine to fight alongside pro-Russian rebels.
Greater Manchester will begin taking control of its health budget from April after a devolution agreement is signed by the Chancellor George Osborne.
Ukraine's president says a "military threat from the east" will remain even if a truce with rebels holds, a warning seen as a reference to Russia.
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
A lake is searched as police attempt to locate a teenager who has been missing for more than a week.
A man who was found guilty of raping a young boy at a nursery and of sexually abusing a girl is jailed for eight years.
What colour is this dress? It's a question that's been trending on Twitter for hours. How?
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.
Danish police arrest a third man suspected of aiding a gunman who killed two people in attacks in Copenhagen earlier this month.
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
Reducing the number of teams taking part in the next Cricket World Cup in 2019 is "a nonsense", says Jonathan Agnew.
Police have won the right to listen to Boston College interviews by loyalist Winston 'Winkie' Rea but tapes remain secret in case of another appeal.
Attackers hack to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger who campaigned for a secular society, sparking a protest by hundreds of students.