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Adele is named the world's best selling and most popular music artist of 2015 after 'simply phenomenal' success.
In a busy pub a man is murdered. What does the ensuing silence of witnesses mean for a community struggling with gang violence?
Chancellor George Osborne's 'inflexible' budget surplus target could lead to sudden tax rises or spending cuts, independent economists suggest.
Plans to scrap engine restrictions from 2017 will make Formula 1 less competitive, says Red Bull's Adrian Newey.
Why a Japanese engineer is taking a lateral approach to problem solving
Coldplay, Beyonce and Bruno Mars play to an estimated television audience of 100 million during the half-time show of the Super Bowl in California on Sunday.
Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Lord's will host 31 matches from 26 June to 23 July in 2017.
A white Chicago police officer who fatally shot a black teenager sues his family for $10m (£6.9m), claiming emotional distress.
Digital radio brand Pure is being put up for sale by UK tech company Imagination Technologies, as the group's long-serving chief executive departs.
It's the dispute that just keeps rumbling on. But even if you are fed up with hearing about anti-social-hours payments, on-call duties and long working days, there is a much more fundamental issue at the heart of all this that we should not lose sight of.
If Twitter is to grow, it may need to disregard the complaints by its regular users about innovations.
The Silent Partner claims to have come up with a solution for those sleeping with someone who snores.
Two people are rescued from a ruined building in Taiwan, one from under her husband's body, more than two days after a quake killed at least 38 people.
British number three Naomi Broady breaks into the world's top 100 after winning the Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Michigan.
New-look England were physical and abrasive in their win over Scotland, says former captain Mike Tindall.
Perfumer Jo Malone offers the business advice she wishes she'd been given when she started out, as part of the BBC News series, CEO Secrets.
Monday's papers focus heavily on the government's plans to overhaul prisons, while an undercover investigation by the Sun identifies the alleged "Mr Big" who, it says, is helping to smuggle illegal immigrants into the UK.
Search teams in Taiwan have rescued a man and a woman from a collapsed apartment block more than two days after it was brought down by an earthquake.
The Metropolitan Police says it is considering using eagles to intercept drones amid concerns that they are increasingly being used to commit crime.
Lunar New Year celebrated by hundreds of millions