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England head coach Eddie Jones says he fully expected his side's victory over Scotland in their Six Nations opener.
An outspoken British member of a Roman Catholic commission on sexual abuse refuses to quit, denouncing his treatment by the Vatican as "outrageous".
Republicans seeking the party's nomination to run for the White House are set for the latest TV debate in New Hampshire, ahead of a key primary there.
Ecuador protests to Turkey over an incident in which demonstrators were ejected during a speech by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Quito.
Wales expect to be tested by high-ball tactics in windy conditions in their Six Nations opener against Ireland, says defence coach Shaun Edwards.
Somali officials confirm bomb was responsible for hole in Somali airliner that made emergency landing on Tuesday
Five people have now been arrested in connection with the killing of a UK pilot whose helicopter was shot down by poachers in Tanzania, his employer says.
Up to five Czech skiers have been killed in avalanche in the Austrian Alps that buried 12 people, local police say.
The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes reports from Tainan, where over 200 people have been rescued from buildings that collapsed after an earthquake
England beat South Africa by five wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match one-day international series.
French coastguards rescue four migrants who were found trying to cross the Channel in an inflatable dinghy.
Premier League leaders Leicester stun nearest rivals Manchester City with a convincing victory to move six points clear.
The number of Syrians trying to cross into Turkey amid an upsurge of fighting has nearly doubled to 35,000, a Turkish official says.
Somalia's military has retaken Merca from al-Shabab militants who entered the port city on Friday, residents there say.
The mayor of Los Angeles comes up with novel way of warning residents about a major traffic closure: singing a slow jam.
Rescuers are searching the rubble of a high-rise apartment block in southern Taiwan, after an earthquake that kills at least 11 people.
Bhutan's King Wangchuck and Queen Pema have their first child, who becomes crown prince of the remote Himalayan kingdom.
A large construction crane has collapsed in lower Manhattan in New York City, killing one person and injuring at least two others.
North Korea advances date of controversial "satellite" launch to as early as Sunday, regional governments say
An Indian airline has suspended five crew members who let a Bollywood star sing over its public address system.