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A police investigation is launched into the deaths of a number of patients who were under the care of a consultant surgeon.
An Aberdeen private school at the centre of an investigation is to close, BBC Scotland learns - leaving management "stunned".
Elise Christie fails to qualify for the 1,000m short track speed skating final after receiving a third penalty of the Games.
A British man accused of organising the murder of his wife in South Africa is to take his fight against extradition to the Supreme Court.
Mourners have gathered in Accra, Ghana for the first of three days of funeral ceremonies for the BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor.
Thirty-three international students kicked off their course for not doing enough work have lost a legal fight to challenge the decision by bosses at Wrexham's Glyndwr University.
Great Britain's men's curlers are denied a historic gold medal following a crushing 9-3 defeat by Canada in Sochi.
Great Britain's Elise Christie says she is "confused and heartbroken" after being penalised in all three of her events at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks speaks of her "car crash" personal life as she gives evidence at the phone-hacking trial.
Rugby fans descending on Cardiff for Wales' Friday night clash with France are urged to follow travel advice.
EastEnders character Lucy Beale is to be killed off this Easter, the BBC confirms.
World champion Mikaela Shiffrin of the USA becomes the youngest Olympic slalom champion with victory at Rosa Khutor.
Uefa has charged Manuel Pellegrini over his comments following Manchester City's Champions League match with Barcelona.
Two-time gold winner Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and William Frullani are sent home from Sochi 2014 after failing drugs tests.
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Some patients at Harrogate Hospital are being given video goggles to wear during operations, while under local anaesthetic.
A London cinema, which hosted the UK's first proper public screening, is being restored.
A man accused of attacking actor Clive Mantle says he was defending himself from a "big monster" he thought was going to kill him.
An infant who stopped breathing survives after drivers stuck on a Miami motorway, including a news photographer, rush to his rescue.
The BBC's Mark Lowen visits the police headquarters in Lviv, which was taken on Tuesday night by the opposition and ransacked.