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Deal struck to calm Ukraine crisis
Russia, Ukraine, the US and the European Union say all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the crisis in eastern Ukraine at talks in Geneva.
Weather blights S Korea ferry search
Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for more than 270 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies
The Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies in Mexico aged 87, his family says.
Channel Tunnel train delay 'chaos'
Hundreds of Channel Tunnel rail passengers are stuck at stations, after a series of problems caused delays.
Female MPs shunning PMQs - Bercow
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.
Abu Hamza 'used cover of religion'
A radical cleric extradited from the UK "used the cover of religion" to hide his part in a global terror campaign, a prosecutor in New York says.
Co-op Group reports £2.5bn loss
The Co-operative Group reports losses of £2.5bn, the worst results in its 150-year history, after what its chief executive calls a "disastrous" year.
Fireworks 'not to blame' for pile-up
Smoke from fireworks was "not to blame" for a pile-up on the M5 near Taunton which killed seven people, a coroner rules.
Chelsea Clinton announces pregnancy
The daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announces she is pregnant with her first child.
Lorry driver held over M26 crash
A lorry driver is arrested following a five-vehicle pile up on the M26 in Kent in which two people died and seven others were injured.
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