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Italian legend Valentino Rossi wins the opening race of the 2015 MotoGP season in a thrilling finish in Qatar.
Swiss firm Dufry buys a controlling stake in World Duty Free from the Benetton family, creating the world's largest travel retailer.
Jess Glynne tops the UK singles chart for the first time as a solo artist with her track Hold My Hand.
Kyle Lafferty continues his hot goalscoring streak as Northern Ireland beat Finland to boost their chances of making Euro 2016.
Steven Fletcher scores Scotland's first hat-trick for 46 years as they record an emphatic 6-1 victory over Gibraltar.
As forensics teams say they have isolated 78 strands of DNA at the Germanwings Alps crash site, more details of the plane's final moments have reportedly been leaked to German media.
A family whose five-year-old daughter was raped - and whose 12-year old rapist was let off with a caution - has called on the police to re-examine the case.
Police trace the grandparents of a young girl taken to hospital after being found wandering alone in Grangemouth.
Leaving the European Union would be an act of economic "self harm" and could risk the UK recovery, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says.
Passengers describe the moment an Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and skidded off the runway as it landed at Halifax International Airport on Sunday.
There have been protests ahead of the Northern Ireland international football team's first home game on a Sunday.
The parents of a five-year-old rape victim call for a new police investigation into her case.
London Welsh are relegated from the Premiership as Bath score five tries to climb to third in the table.
Five days after the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 in the French Alps, investigators say they have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands.
Uzbeks have been voting in large numbers in presidential elections which are all but certain to be won by the incumbent, Islam Karimov
Nigeria is holding an unscheduled second day of voting in its presidential election after problems with a new biometric ID system meant thousands of people were unable to cast their vote on Saturday.
Thousands of people take in an anti-terrorism rally in the capital, Tunis, with a rally ending at the Bardo Museum where militant gunmen killed 22 people.
Sebastian Vettel's Malaysian Grand Prix win ignites the prospect of a potential challenge to Mercedes' dominance.
A professional driver from Cardiff is "very distressed" after his car crashed at race in Germany and killed a spectator.
World Cup leaves me quaking over Ashes, says Jonathan Agnew