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Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman says.
UK gas prices could rise as a result of the Ukraine crisis, a leading energy consultant has warned.
Bookmaker under fire for offering bets on Pistorius trial
Fawlty Towers star Prunella Scales has "a sort of mild Alzheimer's", her husband Timothy West reveals in an interview.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Suffolk teenager in 2006 find human remains during a search of woodland.
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station send congratulations to the producers of Gravity for their Oscars success
Nigeria's battle to save hundreds of local languages
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A highly sensitive magnetic material that could transform computer hard drives and energy storage devices has been discovered.
The many factors that can undermine a ceasefire in Pakistan
Graeme Swann backs Ashley Giles to be England's permanent head coach and says the team can return to the top in all formats.
UK singer Molly on her song contest challenge
Thousands of users told to change passwords due to "compromised accounts" - but it has since said the emails were sent by mistake.
Saracens' Kelly Brown is back in Scotland's starting line-up to face France and will be captain at Murrayfield.
A court in Egypt bans all activities by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and orders the seizure of its offices and assets.
Mary Beard and Martin Bean discuss the opportunities and potential problems created by massive open online courses (Moocs).
Two dogs are destroyed following the death of six-day-old Eliza-Mae Mullane, police confirm.
The police response to the disappearance of teenager Jayden Parkinson is being investigated by the police watchdog.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega appears in public after an absence of 10 days which led to speculation he was sick or had died.
South African batsman Graeme Smith is one of the game's greatest captains, says former England skipper Alec Stewart.