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Eight people have died in a suicide attack at a supermarket popular with foreigners in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.
An undercover police operation which targeted dealers after a documentary on drug abuse results in 25 people being jailed for a total of more than 50 years.
A woman who admitted the manslaughter of her husband in north Belfast is jailed for two years at Belfast Crown Court.
South African ex-President Nelson Mandela leaves a Johannesburg hospital and is said to be in good spirits after spending two nights there for tests.
A doctor who is also on the Assembly's health committee said he is staggered that 18,000 X-ray assessments were not carried out for months.
Egyptian police clash with thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak in the capital, Cairo, amid reports of mass internet disruption and arrests of opposition figures.
US carmaker Ford reports a profit of $6.6bn (£4.1bn) in 2010 - its best performance in more than a decade.
Tony Blair was "reluctant" to hold Cabinet discussions about Iraq because he thought details would be leaked, the UK's top civil servant says.
Images taken by lifeboat crew reveal the scene of where an RAF Tornado jet crashed off the west coast of Scotland.
Arriva Trains Wales considers legal action to prevent the rail strike planned on the opening day of the Six Nations rugby tournament.
The funeral is held for Ugandan gay rights campaigner David Kato who was murdered in his home in Uganda where homosexual acts are illegal.
A 23-year-old teacher from Fife who admitted a string of sexual offences against boys is jailed.
Sian Massey, the referee at the centre of the Sky Sports sexism row, is withdrawn from officiating a Blue Square North game on Saturday.
Scottish ministers announce a review of the size and cost of the country's teaching workforce, under a re-examination of the McCrone deal.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tells Davos delegates it would not be in his country's economic interest to make deep spending cuts.
Andy Murray needs all his fighting spirit as he toils to a four-set win over David Ferrer to reach a second successive Australian Open final.
Council staff in Carlisle are told they must clock out of work if they want to talk about non-work related topics.
South African former President Nelson Mandela has been discharged from a hospital where he spent two nights.
The web activist group Anonymous has criticised the arrest of its members claiming the web attacks they launched were a legitimate form of protest.
A US consular employee admits shooting dead two motorcyclists on a busy street in the Pakistani city of Lahore, but says it was self-defence.
Burma's highest court has upheld the dissolution of Aung San Suu Kyi's pro-democracy party, just days before the new parliament convenes.
Education Secretary Michael Gove says when new schools are needed, the first choice should be an academy or free school.
The UK's environment department unveils plans on how the nation will adapt to future climate change.
A Rwandan Hutu rebel leader faces the International Criminal Court for the first time, accused of "spreading terror" in DR Congo.
The French constitutional court upholds a ban on gay marriage, which was challenged by a lesbian couple with four children.
Peacekeeping in Afghanistan receives a double boost as Germany extends its mission and the Netherlands approves a new one.
A former contestant on BBC One's The Apprentice who altered mortgage applications to boost his monthly earnings is given a suspended sentence for fraud.
Labour selects its candidate for the Barnsley Central by-election once disgraced MP Eric Illsley stands down.
The last big blocks of the internet's dwindling stock of addresses are about to be handed out.
How a shuttle disaster shattered the hopes of a generation
The government has not ruled out anti-strike laws, as trade union leaders decide whether to support co-ordinated industrial action against spending cuts.
North Korea's Kim Jong-il was against a third-generation succession but named his youngest son next leader to ensure stability, his eldest son says.
A 450-year-old Madonna and Child painting by Titian sells for $16.9m (£10.7m), setting a new auction record for the Renaissance master.
David Cameron vows to "see through" planned deep spending cuts despite concerns about their impact on economic growth, in a speech in Davos.
West Ham sign Senegal international striker Demba Ba for an undisclosed fee until June 2014.
Internet connections across Egypt appear to have been cut, as authorities there gear up for a day of mass protest.
Ferrari drivers Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa unveil the first 2011 Formula 1 car at the team's Maranello base.
The judges of this year's Man Booker prize are sent electronic book readers for the first time to help them work their way through more than 100 novels.
The confidence of UK consumers in the economy and their finances has suffered its biggest drop in almost 20 years, a survey says.
Unions divided over best way to defend jobs
Investors learn to love risk, without taking a fall
The cases of 20 environmental activists convicted of plotting to shut down Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station are to be reviewed, the BBC learns.
Amazon announces that it sold more Kindle downloads in the US than paperbacks, but says its profit margins slid.
A robin which sought shelter in a shop during the long winter snap becomes a daily fixture.
Gladys Horton, whose group the Marvelettes had a US number one with Please Mr Postman, dies at the age of 66.
Is it fair that companies can pay to pollute?
Full coverage of the biggest day so far at the World Economic Forum in Davos. David Cameron, Tim Geithner and Angela Merkel, plus analysis from BBC correspondents.
Liverpool turn down an offer for striker Fernando Torres from Premier League rivals Chelsea.
What happened to all the working class music stars?