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A photograph of the Earl of Wessex with his wife and children is released to mark his 50th birthday.
England captain Stuart Broad will miss his side's two remaining Twenty20 matches in West Indies with a knee injury.
England suffer a 27-run defeat by West Indies in the first of three Twenty20 internationals in Barbados.
Who makes BBC expert Jonathan Davies's Team of the Week after the fourth round of the Six Nations?
While England's star seems on the rise, BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce wonders if a poor Six Nations hints at a deeper Wales malaise
The Maldives Supreme Court sentences the entire election commission to six months in jail, suspended for three years, for "disobeying orders".
How China's leader boosted his power in a year of dogged change
Voting is under way in a run-off election in El Salvador, where ex-guerrilla commander Salvador Sanchez Ceren could become president.
FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic shock Man City for the second time in consecutive seasons to set up a semi-final with Arsenal.
London-based DJ and producer Route 94 has made his debut at number one in the UK chart with My Love.
The UK government will spend an extra £45m on developing so-called "internet of things" technology, David Cameron has announced.
The last surviving grandson of Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, William Clay Ford Snr, dies at the age of 88.
The World Food Programme says it has a serious funding shortfall for its work in Syria.
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny is out for the season with a dislocated shoulder and Rhys Webb is a doubt to face Scotland.
Holders Wigan will face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals, with League One Sheffield United to play Hull City.
A blood test can accurately predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, according to US researchers.
Scientists identify four new man-made gases that are contributing to the depletion of the ozone layer.
Wales coach Warren Gatland says Wales made too many mistakes as they lost to deserved winners England at Twickenham.
A six-person crew has been rescued from a sinking vessel 12 miles off the coast of Falmouth.
England coach Stuart Lancaster says his team had "the courage of their convictions" in the 29-18 win over Wales.