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Immigration minister Mark Harper resigns from the government after it emerges his cleaner did not have permission to work in the UK.
Four aid workers have been wounded by rebel gunfire as a UN aid convoy entered the besieged district of the Syrian city of Homs, state media report.
Gusts reaching as high as 80mph are hitting southern and western parts of the UK as severe weather conditions continue.
Three Metropolitan Police officers quizzed over allegations they exchanged porn on mobile phones are to face no further criminal action.
A boy dies and two adults, thought to be his parents, are in a serious condition in hospital after an incident at a house in Surrey.
Spain's Princess Cristina is being questioned in court over a corruption scandal involving her husband, a historic first for Spain's royal family.
Martin Skrtel and Raheem Sterling each score twice as Liverpool thrash Premier League leaders Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield.
McDonald's - often considered a symbol of US capitalism - has opened its first restaurant in communist-controlled Vietnam.
Campaigners are mounting a last-ditch campaign to save Marius, an 18-month-old giraffe, from extermination at Copenhagen Zoo.
Two people die and at least nine are injured when a falling boulder derails a tourist train in the southern French Alps.
The funeral is held of Jayden Parkinson, the teenager whose body was found in a disturbed grave in Oxfordshire.
Three diplomatic protection officers have been arrested for allegedly exchanging "extreme" pornographic images, the Metropolitan Police confirms.
The baby girl who died in hospital on the same day her father appeared in court charged with causing her grievous bodily harm was Cárágh Walsh.
Russia's Vladimir Putin meets his embattled Ukrainian counterpart at the Winter Olympics as Ukraine's crisis shows no sign of resolution.
A severe snow storm warning is issued in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, with transport disrupted and residents urged to stay indoors.
American bobsledder Johnny Quinn smashes through a jammed bathroom door inside the Sochi 2014 athletes' village.
Turbulence, limited leg room and upset children are just some of the stresses of air travel being tackled by scientists from the University of Nottingham using virtual reality.
The number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan rose 14% in 2013, with women and children particularly badly affected, the UN says.
The Philippines commissions billboards in some of the world's prime advertising sites to thank people for their help after Typhoon Haiyan.
Kazakhstan's president has suggested changing the country's name, by removing the "stan" at the end.