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The EU is "losing its nerve" on combating climate change, Plaid Cymru MEP Jill Evans will tell her party conference.
Residents of a coastal community are considering a legal challenge against plans that would see their village abandoned to the sea.
Raising the income tax allowance to £12,500 will be a Lib Dem demand in future coalition talks, the party is to say.
Great Britain lose 6-3 to Canada in their opening Winter Paralympic wheelchair curling round-robin game in Sochi.
A search begins in waters between Malaysia and Vietnam after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 239 people vanishes on a flight to Beijing.
A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence, known as Clare's Law, is introduced in England and Wales.
Former British tennis number one Elena Baltacha reveals she has been diagnosed with cancer of the liver.
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warns the US not to take "hasty steps" over the Ukraine crisis, as tensions remain high in Crimea.
Jade Etherington wins Britain's first medal of the Sochi Winter Paralympics, with a silver in the women's visually impaired downhill.
Revelations stemming from the Stephen Lawrence murder inquiry, Prince Harry, a lawyers' protest and a shark in the Atlantic make headlines.
The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence urges the Met's chief to take "decisive action" after a report concluded police officers spied on her family.
Ministers are discussing plans to make non-payment of the television licence fee a civil, rather than a criminal, offence.
Building gigantic walls across the US could protect Tornado Alley "forever", a physicist says, though critics say the idea is unworkable.
A US Army captain weeps as she tells a court that a general made her perform oral sex on him and threatened to kill her family if she told anyone.
Music piracy in Ivory Coast is a major problem with an estimated 80% of potential revenues lost to boot-legged CDs and illegal downloads.
Is an impersonator spreading a pro-Russian message in Ukraine?
Secret recordings of Sarkozy and Bruni stun French right-wing
The Soviet broadcaster who defied Moscow
Ukrainian and Russian immigrants to the US talk to the BBC about how they see the crisis in their homelands
Rubbish is piling up in Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city's street cleaners continue a strike, despite an announced agreement with the union.