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A man is charged over the abduction of a six-year-old girl who was taken in a car in Burnley.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is found guilty of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial after being cleared in 2012.
Former world number one Tiger Woods drops out of the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in his career.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg say Ferrari are genuine rivals after Sebastian Vettel's shock win in Malaysia.
An appeal for information about an unsolved murder of a mother-of-four at her home in Oxford 20 years ago has been renewed by police.
Italian luxury goods retailer Prada sees its net profit fall 28% last year as sales slumped in major markets of China and Europe.
The information watchdog launches an investigation into claims that details of millions of people's pensions are being sold to fraudsters and cold-calling firms.
The independence of chief inspectors in areas like prisons and the border force could be threatened by the way they are selected and budgets are set, MPs say.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is fined £180,000 after thousands of confidential documents from a high-profile investigation were sent to the wrong person.
David Cameron is to tell voters they face a "stark choice" between him and Labour's Ed Miliband as the election campaign officially gets under way.
Ministers from six world powers are to hold their first full session with Iran's foreign minister over its nuclear programme, as a deadline looms.
Porpoises finely adjust the size of the beams of sound they use to hunt - using sound like a searchlight to trap their prey, a study finds.
Can you cure sex offenders by building self-esteem?
Parents hardly ever spot obesity in their children resulting in damaging consequences for health, doctors warn.
The refugee who carried these shoes until he met his mother
Ukrainian volunteers use drones over rebel-held Donetsk
A law that allows councils in England and Wales to ban certain activities in public is leading to "bizarre new criminal offences", campaigners say.
Solar Impulse, the fuel-free aeroplane, heads out of Myanmar and on to China on leg five of its attempt to fly around the world.
Counting is under way in Nigeria's presidential election, which has been praised by the UN despite technical problems and violence.
Shane Long's late equaliser rescues a crucial draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.