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Liverpool's Lazar Markovic is given a four-match European ban for his red card against Basel in December.
The trial of a Pakistani man alleged to have taken part in an al-Qaeda plot to carry out bomb attacks in Manchester and New York in 2009 has opened.
A French prosecutor calls for the acquittal of the former head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, in a pimping trial in Lille.
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A webcam recorded the dramatic moment the Colima Volcano in western Mexico
Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) have burned to death 45 people in the western Iraqi town of al-Baghdadi, the local police chief says.
Scotland captain Preston Mommsen says his side showed "skill and quality" in their three-wicket defeat by New Zealand.
The man accused of murdering 29 people in the 1998 Omagh bomb will be prosecuted, a court hears.
Conditions at a migrant reception centre on the island of Lampedusa are "getting desperate", an Italian official tells the BBC.
Mattel, the toy firm behind iconic doll Barbie, is to make a smart version of the doll that will chat to children.
The company that owns Birmingham City Football Club, BIHL, announces it has gone into receivership.
An attack by four Taliban suicide bombers at the police headquarters in the Afghan city of Pul-i-Alam has killed 20 people and injured eight others.
A developer edition of Sony's augmented reality glasses will go on sale in ten countries in March, the tech giant has announced.
New President Sergio Mattarella announces Rome's historic Quirinale Palace will soon be open to visitors every day.
Denmark's intelligence agency says it was warned that the gunman suspected of carrying out the Copenhagen attacks was at risk of radicalisation.
At least 18 people are killed in Haiti after a power line falls on to a carnival float in the capital, Port au Prince.
The former Chelsea and France footballer, Frank Leboeuf, has become the first person to win the World Cup and have a role in a film nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars.
Syrian government forces have captured several villages north of Aleppo as they seek to cut a key supply route for rebels inside the city, activists say.
A driver in the US state of Wisconsin had a lucky escape after crashing into several cars as he attempted to leave a car park.
A senior Farc leader tells Colombian radio the Marxist guerrilla group will demobilise fighters who are younger than 15 years of age.