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England take the second Ashes Test to the final day but Australia only need four wickets to take a 2-0 series lead.
Spanish director Pedro Almodovar launches a scathing broadside at his homeland's government at this year's European Film Awards, calling it "deaf and insensitive" to the country's problems.
French troops have advanced deeper into the Central African Republic to try to restore order after hundreds of people were killed by Christian and Muslim militia groups.
Flood victims in Rhyl whose homes were damaged by sea water caused by a storm surge are warned about rogue traders looking to cash in.
England play some rash shots - again - but take the second Ashes Test into a fifth and final day in Adelaide.
French troops reach the town of Bossangoa in the Central African Republic, which has been paralysed by communal fighting.
Darren Barker's career could be over after a dislocated hip contributes to him losing his IBF middleweight title to Felix Sturm.
Edouard Molinaro, who directed classic French farce La Cage aux Folles and other much-loved films, dies in Paris at the age of 85.
South Korea expands its air defence zone after a similar announcement last month by China in an overlapping area raised regional tensions.
A UK Independence party councillor says comments about immigrants that were attributed to her in a Sunday paper have been taken "out of context".
A deadly winter storm has left a trail of ice and snow across the United States.
A political comeback for some Blairite "big-hitters", universal support for Nigella Lawson and airport chaos all feature in Sunday's papers.
Authorities in Shanghai have warned people to stay indoors as the city suffers one of its worst bouts of air pollution
Tacloban tries to rebuild, a month after Philippines typhoon
What did Mandela really do for South Africa?
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
Beauty and risk on a journey around Afghan ring road
The comic strip superhero breaking the mould in Egypt
Car bomb destroys police station in Colombia, killing at least eight people; authorities blame it on the country's biggest rebel group, the Farc.
Readers share extracts of novels they wrote in a month