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Iran plane crash: Search continues for missing Aseman Airlines jet
State media reported that the plane had been found but an aviation spokesman could not confirm this.
Russian curler named as doping suspect
An anti-doping case is opened against Russian medal-winning curler Alexander Krushelnitsky, says the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Terracotta theft: Chinese anger over stolen warrior thumb
A US man took a selfie with the 2,000-year-old terracotta warrior statue before stealing its thumb.
Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.
Three Billboards wins big at the Baftas
The big Bafta winner this year, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took home five awards.
Indians who 'abused witches' arrested by police
The two women had their hair forcibly shaved off and were stripped naked and paraded through the village.
Jennifer Lawrence swaps acting for activism
The Oscar-winning star is taking a year off to get more young people politically engaged.
Avalanche in French Alps kills father and daughter
The man, 43, and his 11-year-old daughter were skiing in an area at risk at the Val d'Isère resort.
Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses
The charity has for the first time published a 2011 report on sexual misconduct claims in Haiti.
Gaza women's TV channel blocked by Hamas
The channel's managers deny the Islamist group's claim that it did not have a broadcasting licence.
Winter Olympics: Ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures 'nightmare' as dress comes undone
French ice dancer Gabriella Papadakis endures her "worst nightmare" as her dress comes undone during a short dance routine.
KFC chicken shortage closes outlets
Disappointed fried chicken fans are turned away after problems with a new distribution system.
Facebook to seek verification by post for election ads
People wishing to take out ads naming political candidates will be sent a verification code in the post.
Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith
In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
In Florida aftermath, US students say 'Never Again'
Movements run by school students are spreading rapidly online in wake of the Florida attack.
Life after Ebola
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
What it's like being a female director in Bollywood
Gauri Shinde talks about the challenges of working in a male-dominated industry.
Parkour: Amal Murad - the first Emirati woman to coach
Amal Murad says she has been surprised by the amount of support she has received.
Finland's new pandas enjoy snow
Finland's new pandas were being allowed outside for the first time since arriving in the country last month.
'I fix umbrellas to save the world'
Thierry Millet is one of Europe’s last remaining artisanal umbrella repair man.
The 22-year-old who wants to mine asteroids
He's running the UK's first business for space mining.
Hong Kong art: Miniature art shows disappearing Hong Kong
An exhibition of miniature dioramas offers a glimpse into a disappearing way of life in Hong Kong, reports Grace Tsoi from BBC Chinese.
The lesbian pioneers who fooled Spain's Catholic Church
Their wedding in 1901 remains the only known same-sex marriage in the church's history, the BBC's James Badcock reports.
Justin Trudeau in India: Is the Canadian PM being cold-shouldered?
The normally attention-grabbing Canadian prime minister's visit has been unusually low key so far.
Nigeria's Boko Haram crisis: Court frees 475 suspects
The twin brothers are finally free after waiting for a Nigerian court to hear their case since 2010.
'I took my wife's name - and then the hassle began'
Two men describe the difficulties they experienced when they took their wife's last name.
The beauty boss who turned snakes into ladders
Grit and determination, as well as snakes and dragons, helped Maria Hatzistefanis become a business success.
Reality Check: How does renting a home in the UK compare?
Home ownership among young people has plummeted. What protections do UK tenants have and what responsibilities do they face?
The Indian artist challenging 'dirty taboos' on Instagram
Kaviya Ilango is getting attention for her satirical and poignant sketches of "millennial problems".
Winter Olympics: Great Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland advance in ice dance
Great Britain's Penny Coomes and Nick Buckland safely progress to the final day of the ice dance competition.
Winter Olympics: GB's Rowan Cheshire through to ski halfpipe final
Watch Great Britain's Rowan Cheshire qualify for the women's ski halfpipe final - four years after an injury in training ended her chances of competing in Sochi.
Wayne Bennett: Australian to remain as England head coach
Wayne Bennett is reappointed as England head coach, but is only given a two-year deal with no guarantee he will lead the side in the 2021 World Cup.
Casey Stoney to join Phil Neville's England staff after ending playing career
Casey Stoney will join new England women's boss Phil Neville's backroom team after playing her final Liverpool game on Wednesday.
FA Cup Shuffle: Sanchez gets carried away, Willian mind-games & Keown kills the vibe in round five
Watch the quirkier moments from the fifth round of the FA Cup, including mind-games from Willian, some home truths from Martin Keown and getting carried away with Alexis Sanchez.
Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder's penalty success praised by Rochdale boss
Rochdale boss Keith Hill praises Tottenham's Dele Alli for winning a penalty that almost knocked his side out of the FA Cup.
Winter Olympics: Great Britain secure thrilling curling victory over Denmark
Watch highlights as an inspired half-time team talk from coach Viktor Kjell spurs Great Britain's men to secure a 7-6 victory over Denmark in Pyeongchang.
Winter Olympics: Austria's Marcel Hirscher wins giant slalom for second gold
Austrian skiing great Marcel Hirscher wins his second gold medal of the Winter Olympics with a sensational win in the giant slalom.
Winter Olympics: Mathieu Faivre expelled from Olympics after post-race remarks
Mikaela Shiffrin's boyfriend has been sent home from the Winter Olympics following angry comments made after his giant slalom race on Sunday.
Hogline controversy: GB curling team beaten by Sweden at Winter Olympics
Fellow athletes, fans and commentators react as Great Britain's women's curling team lose to Sweden amid hogline controversy.
How skier paid tribute to his late brother
"Team Lillis" hoped to one day watch all three brothers, Jonathon, 23, Chris, 19, and Mikey, 17, compete in the Olympic ariels competition.
Norway's Braaten wins gold in ski slopestyle
Great Britain's James Woods narrowly misses out on a medal in the men's ski slopestyle as Norway's Oystein Braaten wins gold.
Winter Olympics: Lindsey Vonn 'hurt' by anti-American accusations
Lindsey Vonn says she is hurt by accusations she is anti-American because of her stance on US President Donald Trump.
Winter Olympics: Martin Fourcade wins gold in biathlon photo finish
Martin Fourcade finally claims Winter Olympic gold in stunning finish to the men's biathlon 15km mass start.
Winter Olympics: Elise Christie faces 'fight against time' to make 1,000m
Britain's Elise Christie is in a "fight against time" to be fit for her final Winter Olympic medal chance and "won't be at her optimum" if she does race.
The playboy who got away with $242m – using ‘black magic’
How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'
Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.