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'Why I regret my years as a suntan addict'
Two former foreign secretaries, Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind, have been secretly filmed apparently offering their services to a private company for thousands of pounds.
Cristiano Ronaldo is now Real Madrid's third all-time leading scorer after helping the Spanish leaders move clear of Barcelona.
The Grand Sheikh of Egypt's al-Azhar University calls for overhaul of Islamic religious teaching to tackle spread of extremism.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban loses the two-thirds majority that allowed him to pass a new constitution without opposition support.,
Australian PM Tony Abbott is due to unveil a new anti-terrorism strategy and appoint a security tsar to tackle what he says are rising threats.
An ex-police officer and Chelsea fan apologises for his part in an alleged racist incident on the Paris Metro - but denies he is a racist.
Four-time world champion John Higgins beats Ben Woollaston 9-3 to win the Welsh Open - his first title for three years.
A man is arrested in connection with historical sex abuse allegations made by Karen Danczuk, the wife of Labour MP Simon Danczuk.
Liverpool move to within two points of a Champions League place by grinding out victory at fifth-placed Southampton.
The head of US homeland security warns shoppers to be vigilant after Somalia-based terror group al-Shabab urges followers to attack shopping centres.
Caroline Hawley has been exploring what life is like for girls and women who join Islamic State.
Lotus' Romain Grosjean is fastest but the end of the second pre-season test is overshadowed by Fernando Alonso's accident.
Matthew Upson's own goal denies Premier League bottom club Leicester victory as Everton draw a fifth home game in a row.
The father of one of three London schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria urges his daughter to come home, saying his family "can't stop crying".
Egyptian prosecutors charge 215 Muslim Brotherhood supporters with forming a terror group blamed for the killing of six policemen in Cairo.
Harry Kane wins a penalty and scores with the last kick of the game to earn Tottenham a draw against West Ham.
After scores of Turkish troops and vehicles enter Syria to evacuate and destroy a mausoleum where the forefather of the Ottoman empire was buried, the BBC's Matthew Davis considers why the site was so important.