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Lithuania's energy minister calls on the US Senate to speed-up natural gas exports to Europe, in order to challenge Russia's dominance.
A zoo in Denmark that provoked outrage after putting down a healthy giraffe, has killed a family of four lions to make way for a new young male lion.
The parents of missing British cruise worker Rebecca Coriam file a damages claim against Disney over her disappearance.
Every day hundreds of refugees converge on the Calais ferry port desperate to stow away on lorries bound for the UK.
There may be a scientific basis for the post-pregnancy weight-loss adage, "Nine months on, nine months off", according to new research.
A new "vision" for the Welsh language will be set out later in the spring, First Minister Carwyn Jones has said.
The lack of action to tackle liver disease in the UK is "scandalous" according to a group of MPs.
Defending champions West Indies beat hosts Bangladesh by 73 runs in Group Two of the World Twenty20 in Mirpur.
A new library - housed in a disused red telephone box in Lewisham - has celebrated two months of successful lending.
The BBC's Science Editor David Shukman takes a look at how rain in the air is calculated through a radar system.
A man appears in court charged with murdering a Fife teenager whose body was found in a park in Kilmarnock.
The board of Iraq's election commission resigns in protest at what it says is political and judicial interference ahead of next month's elections.
The chief executive of the health board representing mid and west Wales is named as the new head of north Wales services.
The lawyer of Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, denies the couple were unhappy.
Thirty-five out of 53 nations participating in a summit on nuclear security in The Hague vow to turn international guidelines into national laws.
A Ukrainian ultra-nationalist leader is shot dead in western Ukraine, in what officials describe as a special forces operation.
Publicist Max Clifford exposed himself to a 16-year-old who had confided in him about her abusive family life, Southwark Crown Court is told.
The first group of Syrian refugees arrives in the UK as part of a government scheme to take in some of the most vulnerable victims of the conflict.
Cycling's boss Brian Cookson wants an overhaul of the Olympics, with track cycling moving to the Winter Games.
Rory Cellan-Jones tries out HTC's new flagship handset and asks the firm's co-founder if it is enough to turn around its fortunes.