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A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.
Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.
The economy expanded by 2.6% in the last three months of 2014 - sharply lower than in the third quarter.
Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England.
Rory McIlroy surges into the lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic after firing a superb 64.
A curfew is imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk following fierce overnight fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State militants.
The funeral is held of the Sussex war veteran who made headlines when he left his care home to attend D-Day commemorations in France.
Pupils at about 400 Kenyan schools try to break the world record for having the most people reading aloud simultaneously from the same book.
The European Space Agency says it will conduct no more dedicated searches for its lost comet lander, and will now wait for the probe itself to call home.
Budget airline Easyjet says it is in favour of expanding Heathrow airport in a submission to the Airports Commission
The US dismisses a Cuban demand to hand back the Guantanamo Bay naval base as part of efforts to normalise bilateral ties.
The metal gate of Nobel prize-winning Burmese politician Aung San Suu Kyi's house is to be auctioned, with a starting price of $200,000.
Russia has cut its main interest rate from 17% to 15% because inflation "is stabilising".
Novak Djokovic beats defending champion Stan Wawrinka in another dramatic five-set contest to reach the Australian Open final.
A man is found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of raping a young boy and of sexually abusing a girl from when she was 12 to 15 years old.
Death Row Records founder Suge Knight is being held on a murder charge by police after a fatal hit-and-run.
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