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The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologised for "being an idiot" after using the term "coloured" in a TV interview.
Easyjet expects first half losses to shrink, helped by growing capacity and a record number of business passengers.
Gunmen possibly linked to Islamic State attack a hotel in the Libyan capital popular with foreigners, officials say.
Auschwitz survivors and visiting dignitaries gather at the site of the former Nazi death camp to mark the 70th anniversary of its liberation.
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the Australian Open semi-finals with a straight-sets win over home favourite Nick Kyrgios.
The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko in London is a matter of "utmost gravity", the judge leading the inquiry into his death says.
Police are carrying out a major search for a missing 25-year-old mother-of-four in an area of woodland in Dorset.
Charges would have been brought against Alice Gross murder suspect Arnis Zalkalns if he had lived, the Met Police says.
A Sunderland man who used social media to post an offensive comment about the fatal bin lorry crash in Glasgow has been given a caution by police.
The mother of a man who died after being struck by a police car at the scene of a reported burglary accuses the Thames Valley force of acting like "judge and jury".
David Cameron defends Conservative plans to reduce the annual benefits cap by £3,000 to £23,000 after the general election.
People have been warned not to dine out on fish salvaged from the street after a lorry shed 600 mackerel in Belfast at the weekend.
Tom Petty is given a song writing credit on Sam Smith's hit Stay With Me over the similarities to his 1989 track I Won't Back Down.
The Indonesian military suspends recovery operations for AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea after repeatedly failing to lift the fuselage.
A two-year-old girl who was born with a serious heart defect has had a life-saving operation thanks to a 3D printer.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft denies any wrongdoing from the Boston side in the 'deflate-gate' row.
Two people are taken to hospital with suspected chemical burns following reports of a fire and an explosion on an industrial estate.
David Cameron says a deal could be done for TV debates to go ahead if Northern Ireland's parties are represented on the panel.
Social networking site Facebook suffered from a widespread outage on Tuesday, before coming back online.