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Lord Coe has denied claims he alerted UK Athletics to allegations of bribes offered to host the 2017 World Championships.
A man arrested carrying two guns at a hotel near Disneyland Paris tells French police he was armed because he feared for his safety.
The World Health Organisation has convened an emergency committee to discuss the spread of the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America.
One of the most senior officials in the Conservative Party quits his role overseeing the inquiry into bullying within the party, following an investigation by BBC Newsnight.
Researchers are using new genetic technology to try to contain the spread of the Zika virus by mosquitoes.
From bacon to Grindr - taking over the US market
Republican 2016 presidential candidates are due to take to the debate stage with Donald Trump notably absent, days before their first electoral test in Iowa.
Amazon missed analysts' estimates for the fourth quarter despite a 21.8% rise in sales, sending its shares tumbling.
The Spanish coastguard has rescued 22 crew from a ship off Cape Ortegal.
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh describes how she "burst into tears" when police told her allegations of physical and sexual abuse at the charity were "entirely unfounded".
The Academy Awards unveils a diverse group of presenters and performers for this year's Oscars, amid an ongoing row about the lack of diversity.
A consumer blogger travels home from Sheffield to Essex via Berlin, after discovering it was cheaper than the direct train.
Barclays confirms it is being sued for more than £700m by deal-maker Amanda Staveley in connection with its emergency fundraising in 2008.