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Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr Spock in Star Trek, has died at the age of 83, his family says.
Katy Watson describes how the net closed in on Mexico's most wanted drug lord Servando "La Tuta" Gomez who was captured on Friday morning.
The Senate has passed full funding for homeland security shortly after the House passed its own short-term version as a shutdown deadline looms.
The reported destruction of historic artefacts in Iraq by Islamic State militants is a war crime, the head of the UN agency for culture says.
What we know about the group which advised 'Jihadi John'
Four Thai fishermen thought to have been held by Somali pirates longer than any other captives have been freed, officials say.
Tory MP David Davis accuses Sir Malcolm Rifkind's Intelligence and Security Committee of being taken in by the "glamour" of spying and failing to do its job properly.
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.
A bigamist is jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his second wife and hiding her body in a car boot.
A boy is in hospital after being hit by a car in Cardiff.
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.
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Mexican security forces confirm the arrest of the country's most wanted drug lord - Knights Templar chief Servando 'La Tuta' Gomez.