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Australia captain Michael Clarke has had treatment on his back and hopes to be able to play on in the Test against India.
The largest US city to go broke will officially exit bankruptcy on Wednesday, according to a letter from its emergency manager.
Russia's richest man Alisher Usmanov reveals that he bought US scientist James Watson's Nobel Prize gold medal in order to return it to him.
A Korean Air executive who delayed a plane because she was angry with the way she had been served nuts by an air steward has resigned, the airline says.
UKIP activist Natasha Bolter says party boss Roger Bird was "lying" when he said they had a relationship, after he released text messages which he said proved it.
Communities should know where a child rapist is living, says a children's charity after a judge ruled it was unlawful to keep him in prison.
Natasha Bolter tells BBC Newsnight that UKIP's general secretary Roger Bird was "lying" when he said they had a relationship.
A police crackdown that saw 22 dangerous dogs rounded up and destroyed across Merseyside was "unlawful", a court rules.
QPR keeper Robert Green insists there was no altercation involving his team-mates at a Christmas lunch.
The famous physicist Professor Stephen Hawking is to attend the premiere of a new film about his life, The Theory of Everything.
Two British charity volunteers drown while swimming off the coast of South Africa.
London Mayor Boris Johnson recites the lyrics to Jessie J's song Bang Bang on London radio station Capital FM's breakfast show.
David Cameron says the UK and Turkey are working "hand in glove" to prevent UK jihadists returning home after fighting in Iraq and Syria.
A US citizen being held in Israel on weapons charges has told investigators he was considering attacking Muslim holy sites, Israeli police say.
Mike Jeffries, the controversial head of US clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch, resigns as the firm struggles with changing teen shopping preferences.
BBC News takes a quick look at the Kalashnikov, or AK-47, one of the world's most recognisable weapons.
An ambulance officer at Hillsborough walked past fans who seemed to be "in significant need of help", an inquests jury has heard.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss between four and six weeks with a knee injury, says manager Manuel Pellegrini.
The Democratic Unionist Party has ruled out joining a coalition at Westminster in the event of a hung parliament in 2015.