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Germany warns Greece over debts

The German government warns Greece that it must meet its commitments to lenders, after the election win of the Greek anti-austerity Syriza party.

Fighter jet crash in Spain kills 10
Eight French people are among 10 killed when a Greek fighter jet crashes during take-off at a Nato air base in central Spain.

I'd probably cheat again - Armstrong
Lance Armstrong says the time is coming when he should be forgiven, and tells the BBC he would do it again under the same circumstances.

Litvinenko 'killed on third attempt'
Two prior attempts to kill ex-Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko may have been made before he died from radiation poisoning in 2006, the BBC has learned.

Fracking moratorium rejected by MPs
MPs overwhelmingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas - but agree to Labour proposals to impose new conditions.

Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane'
Kurdish forces have driven Islamic State (IS) militants from of Kobane, officials say, ending a four-month battle for the northern Syrian town.

Snow emergency declared in US
An emergency has been declared in several US states as a storm bringing hurricane-force winds and 90cm (36ins) of snow barrels down on the north-east.

FBI cracks 'Russian spy ring'
The FBI has arrested a man on charges he was spying for Russia and trying to recruit sources in New York City, announces US Attorney General Eric Holder.

Miliband to pledge longer care visits
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to set out details of Labour's "10-year plan" for the NHS, including longer homecare visits, in a speech in Trafford.

First female bishop consecrated
The Church of England has consecrated its first female bishop, the Reverend Libby Lane, in a ceremony at York Minster.

Man charged with machete murder
A man is charged with the murder of a 19-year-old man, who died in a machete attack outside a pub.

Greek singer Demis Roussos dies
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.

Rescuing women from forced marriage
British women are being forced into marriage against their will, even though it is now a criminal offence.

Election that is impossible to call
The 2015 general election will be unlike any other - and is close to impossible to predict, says David Cowling.

Why aren't markets panicking about Greece?
Will Syriza succeed in persuading its eurozone and IMF creditors to write off some of their huge debts, or will it be forced to leave the currency union?

VIDEO: Greek elections: What next?
A closer look at the Greek elections and what the result means for the country.

VIDEO: How was Malaysia Airlines 'hacked'?
The website for Malaysia Airlines was rendered inaccessible thanks to a cyber-attack. But how did it happen? BBC technology reporter Dave Lee explains.

Seven insane ways tech will change news
While there are bits of gadgetry that are changing the way we gather and distribute news, the primary challenge comes from new platforms and software.

Train mum handed 'good manners' note
A young mother hopes to find a stranger on a train who left her a note calling her a "credit to her generation".

Vic and Bob win slapstick award
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer are recognised as comedy legends at Bristol's annual slapstick festival.

Arsenal draw Middlesbrough in FA Cup
Holders Arsenal are drawn against Championship side Middlesbrough in the fifth round of the FA Cup.