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Colin Paterson speaks to U2 singer Bono at the Oscars.
Susanna Reid set to swap sofas after decade on BBC's Breakfast
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty at the start of his trial for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
How to get kids coding in just 60 minutes
Liverpool owner John Henry admits they refused to sell Luis Suarez last summer despite a £40m buy-out clause in his contract.
A pro-Russian crowd in the eastern Ukraine city of Kharkiv cheered as the Ukrainian flag on the top of an administration building was replaced with the Russian tricolor flag.
Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton is to take the lead role in a musical version of 2010 film Made in Dagenham, to open in London's West End in November.
Mervyn Westfield, jailed for spot-fixing in 2012, is on the verge of resuming his cricket career in Essex
Click's Spencer Kelly tests a prototype smartphone which can build a 3D map of a user's surroundings.
An ex-member of al-Qaeda says the UK government must be clear about why it has not intervened in Syria, or risk more Muslims being radicalised.
UK taking more diplomatic approach to Ukraine
A snake wins a lengthy battle with a crocodile in northern Queensland, wrestling it, constricting it and then finally eating it.
The NHS says it has lost millions of pounds in the last year because of the number of patients failing to turn up for appointments.
From the Vanity Fair red carpet, Bono talks to the BBC about the Oscars where he performed
Britain leave the 2014 World Track Championships with five medals after silver and bronze for Laura Trott and Becky James.
Two groups of people from Oxford University are led to safety in Snowdonia, as rescue teams deal with five separate mountain call-outs.
Security is tightened in China's Kunming after a knife attack, as witnesses describe horrific scenes and the authorities vow to catch perpetrators.
Demonstrators take to the streets of Caracas, ignoring President Maduro's pleas for Venezuelans to stop protests during carnival.
A third of all councils in England and Wales have told BBC Panorama they are subsidising food banks.
The weather station web feed from Flat Holm island is another victim of the winter storms, it emerges.