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Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announces plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency after the mysterious death of a prosecutor.
Ten people have been killed and 13 injured at a military base in Spain, when a Greek fighter jet lost power and crashed into other aircraft parked on the ground.
Russia's credit rating is cut to junk by US ratings agency Standard and Poor's for the first time in a decade.
Eight French people are among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet crashes during take-off at a Nato air base in central Spain.
A French court stops parents from naming their baby girl Nutella after the hazelnut spread, ruling that it would make her the target of derision.
A former CIA officer has been convicted of leaking classified details of a US operation against Iran to a New York Times reporter.
Microsoft reports falling profits but sales were helped by strong Xbox sales over the holiday season.
The journalist who first raised questions about Lance Armstrong says the cyclist's BBC interview shows he has not changed.
Stoke ease past League One side Rochdale to book an FA Cup fifth-round trip to Championship team Blackburn Rovers.
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to set out details of Labour's "10-year plan" for the NHS, including longer homecare visits, in a speech in Trafford.
Two prior attempts to kill ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been made before he died from radiation poisoning in 2006, the BBC has learned.
Holders Arsenal are drawn against Championship side Middlesbrough in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
The FBI has arrested a man on charges he was spying for Russia and trying to recruit sources in New York City, announces US Attorney General Eric Holder.
Benedict Cumberbatch says "I'm an idiot" after talking about "coloured actors" on a US talk show.
A man is charged with murder following the disappearance of another man from his home in West Lothian.
Taxpayers financing £675m in loans to students at private colleges, new figures reveal
A kidnap gang who cut off a man's finger to get a £20,000 ransom are jailed.
MPs overwhelmingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas - but agree to Labour proposals to impose new conditions.
Sinn Féin MLA Gerry Kelly has defended his role in the On The Runs scheme, after a man considered a chief murder suspect was mistakenly given an On the Run letter.
Manchester United forward Robin van Persie does not know if he will be offered a new contract when his current deal expires.