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Crimea 'votes for Russia union'
Election officials say 95.5% of Crimean voters back joining Russia in a disputed referendum, with half the ballots counted.
Missing jet sought in huge Asia arc
Malaysian officials say 25 countries over a vast arc of Asia are now helping in the increasingly complex search for missing flight MH370.
Ofsted inspectors 'lack key skills'
Many Ofsted inspectors do not have the skills needed to make fair judgements of schools, a report by the Policy Exchange think tank says.
'Vigorous exercise' cuts flu risk
Doing at least two and a half hours of vigorous exercise each week cuts the chance of developing flu, new data suggests
15,000-home garden city to be built
A garden city with an initial 15,000 homes will be built at Ebbsfleet in Kent, Chancellor George Osborne announces.
Osborne and Balls in pre-Budget clash
Chancellor George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls set out their competing messages ahead of the Budget.
Paralympics end with colourful ceremony
The curtain comes down on the 2014 Winter Paralympics with a colourful and spectacular ceremony in Sochi.
Syria 'recaptures rebel border town'
Syria's military says it has recaptured Yabroud, the last major rebel stronghold near the Lebanese border.
Crimea vote fallout - the front pages
The potential fallout from the disputed referendum in Crimea makes front page headlines while the missing Malaysian plane continues to spark speculation.
Farage: 'New UKIP' targets Labour
Nigel Farage says his party has got rid of "old UKIP" and is now well placed to take on Labour in future elections.
Salmond says UK should share pound
Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond says a shared currency after independence would be the best option for Scotland and the rest of the UK.
Venice votes on split from Rome
A referendum begins in Venice and the surrounding region on whether to become independent from Italy.
Austrian conned by fake Prince Harry
A man posing on Facebook as Britain's Prince Harry cons an Austrian floor-fitter out of thousands of euros for fake renovation work at Buckingham Palace.
Missing Malaysia plane
How do you track a plane?
As the mystery surrounding a missing Malaysian airliner deepens, we look at the methods used for tracking aircraft.
What we know about flight MH370
Mystery shrouds the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which has disappeared with 239 passengers and crew en route to Beijing.
10 mysterious aviation disasters
The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines flight is baffling, but it is not the first plane to vanish without trace.
Features & Analysis
Five things you didn't know about ear wax
Seven moments that made the Sochi games memorable
How spies lost, but maybe also won, a fight over email encryption
Strippers, chicken wings and a night of debauchery
The road to recovery
Just how far along it are we, six years on from the financial crisis?
The strange time warp of the 1970s
What John Lennon never said about Ringo and more nuggets
The best readers' images on the theme of 'delicate'
Iain Duncan Cupid?
Is the government responsible for a rise in two-parent families?