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Louis van Gaal says Man Utd's 3-0 win over Spurs has helped suck Man City into the Premier League top-four "rat race".
How China leads the world in high-speed rail
More than a million people across Brazil join demonstrations demanding President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment over a corruption scandal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he was ready to put the country's nuclear weapons on standby during tensions in Ukraine and Crimea.
Sam Smith tops both the singles and album chart, denying Madonna the 12th number one album of her career.
The relatives of at least 49 people who died in a bus crash in southern Brazil have been identifying bodies in Santa Catarina state.
Manchester United cement their place in the Premier League's top four with a 3-0 home victory over Tottenham.
US tycoon Robert Durst is arrested on a murder charge ahead of the finale of a TV documentary investigating the alleged crime.
An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting of two police officers in restive city of Ferguson, Missouri police say.
A 26-year-old London man is sought by police investigating the murder of a woman whose body was found inside a burning car in West Sussex.
Celtic take a step towards the domestic treble as they prove too strong for Dundee United in the Scottish League Cup final.
France keep their remote Six Nations title hopes alive as they beat Italy in soggy conditions in rain-lashed Rome.
Nancie Atwell, an English teacher from the US, wins an inaugural competition for the world's best teacher, but pledges to give the prize money to her school.
A normally unremarkable meeting on Vladimir Putin's calendar on Monday takes on added significance due to his apparent 11-day absence from public view.
Chelsea edge towards the Premier League title with a draw against Southampton during a superb contest at Stamford Bridge.
Tony Blair calls for an "education for open minds" in tackling radicalisation among young people, including in faith schools.
Two 17-year-old boys from London are among three teenagers detained in Turkey on suspicion of trying to travel to Syria.
The Jewish supermarket in Paris where a gunman held a number of hostages following the attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine re-opens.
Police investigating the rape of an elderly Indian nun detain eight men for questioning as she remains in a stable condition in hospital.
The BBC's Abdujalil Abdurasulov has been to the Central Asian city of Almaty which is bidding to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.