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Aerial video shows the region of the Alps that Germanwings flight 4U 9525, carrying 144 passengers and six crew, is thought to have crashed.
RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie says a fourth consecutive second place for England in the Six Nations "is not acceptable".
More than 2,000 people march in Kabul to demand justice for Farkhunda, 28, an Afghan woman beaten to death by a mob last week.
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani is to meet with President Obama to discuss the pace of the US troop withdrawal from his country.
A man who stabbed his ex-wife to death and seriously injured two other women, including his ex-girlfriend, is jailed for life.
David Cameron says it was "sensible" to rule out a third term if he is re-elected, amid claims the PM has made a strategic blunder.
The UK's inflation rate fell to 0% in February, the lowest since records began, official figures show.
Lil' Chris, who launched a singing career after he found fame on Channel 4 reality show Rock School, has died.
A new campaign - backed by bursaries - to attract more graduates into careers as Religious Education teachers has been launched.
Police forces in England and Wales must make an official record when they stop motorists , a review says, amid concerns black and minority ethnic motorists are disproportionately affected.
The Treasury Committee hear evidence from the OBR and IFS on the budget.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper wants expand the mission against the militant group to include air strikes on targets in Syria.
Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed to reduce her risk of cancer - BBC News looks at some of the facts.
The University of Buckingham breached its own regulations in an investigation into possible plagiarism, an independent inquiry has found.
The route of this year's Newport half marathon was 636 metres short of the required 13.1 miles, it is confirmed.
Uefa chief Michel Platini warns of a return to hooliganism's "dark days" as he is re-elected for a third term.
Monks who are strictly adherent to Jainism have to abide by a complex set of dietary rules, writes Rajeev Gupta.
A £5 coin will be created to mark the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second child, which is due in April.
A German A320 Airbus has crashed in the Alps in southern France. There were 142 passengers and six crew on board the plane, which was en route from Barcelona in Spain to Duesseldorf in Germany.
UKIP replace expelled general election candidate Janice Atkinson with Labour defector Harriet Yeo.