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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake is reported in the Los Angeles area of southern California, though there are no immediate reports of damage.
The inaugural EurAsia Cup finishes in a 10-10 tie as Asia fight back from 7-3 down against Europe in Kuala Lumpur.
A man and a woman arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of a baby in Lancashire are released on bail.
Russia's Vladimir Putin telephones President Obama to discuss the Ukraine crisis and US diplomatic proposals.
A "major incident" in which prisoners took over a wing at a jail in the north east of England comes to an end.
A nurse is charged with three counts of murder following deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport in 2011.
The first same-sex marriage ceremonies in England and Wales make headlines, while news that pet cats can pass on TB to humans spark new revelations and concern.
Nico Rosberg heads Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two in final practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix.
The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight.
Seventeen bodies have been recovered and at least one more has been found but not yet retrieved following the mudslide in Washington State.
On the weekend of Mothering Sunday, a story of a dying wish, a dutiful daughter and a mum with two graves.
The people who spend their lives chasing the Northern Lights
How P2P ISAs could double your rate of return
Can a Zen-like approach help flood-threatened countries?
Has the NHS been lucky over the past winter?
A leading academic challenges the notion that that British children grew up in typical two-parent families until the social revolution of the 1960s.
Kent County Council is criticised by the High Court for failing to give a Latvian father the right information when it took his young son into care.
Libyan state TV airs footage showing one of the sons of former leader Col Muammar Gaddafi apologising to the nation from prison in Tripoli.
The BBC's Brenda Emmanus meets Judith Hill, a backing vocalist who is only just starting to make a name for herself.
Brutal beatings, electric shocks and sexual abuse are taking place in detention in Egypt, according to testimonies gathered by the BBC.