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The Democratic Republic of Congo's president has signed a peace deal with the M23 rebel movement his forces defeated last month, Kenya's presidential spokesman says.
At least 13 people are killed as an air strike hits a wedding convoy in the al-Bayda province of southern Yemen, an al-Qaeda stronghold.
The Queen marked the level in bowls of nuts left around Buckingham Palace as she was "irritated" by police officers eating them, the Old Bailey hears.
The former commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield, sings his version of David Bowie's Space Oddity on BBC News
The jury in the fraud trial of Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi's former PAs is told to ignore complimentary comments made about her by the prime minister.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on comedian John Bishop in this week's Premier League predictions
A coroner records a suicide verdict on a hanged schoolgirl whose family blame cyber-bullying for her death.
A German law firm is seeking recompense from users alleged to have infringed copyright by streaming content online.
Four former bosses from the Icelandic bank Kaupthing are sentenced to prison in the heaviest sentences for financial fraud in Iceland's history.
'Independent Bishop' Pat Buckley admits sham marriages charges.
A 14-year-old pupil is found hanged in the grounds of a secondary school in Pembrokeshire.
The death toll in the Glasgow helicopter crash rises to 10 as Bond Air Services, which operated the EC 135 aircraft, temporarily grounds the model.
Crime levels in the Gwent Police area - which recorded the biggest fall in Wales and England last year - could be up to 8% higher than official figures show, says a report.
Athlete Dina Asher-Smith, shooter Amber Hill and golfer Charley Hull are in contention for the BBC prize on Sunday.
It is clear, writes BBC sports editor David Bond, that policy makers need to do more to tackle falling youth participation rates in sport
An independent review finds that there is "considerable dissatisfaction" with the Work Capability Assessment system, despite progress in the way it operates.
A mummified dinosaur provides evidence the scaly animals had fleshy head combs, say scientists.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for Africa to be treated equally on the world stage as his country celebrates 50 years of independence from British rule.
Is critical hashtag warranted as Kenya celebrates independence?
Peter Jackson, the director of The Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings films, talks to BBC Newsnight about his fears for the film industry.