The latest stories from the World section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 15 min 19 sec ago
Five Camille Lopez penalties consign Scotland to defeat in their opening Six Nations match for the ninth consecutive year.
Jose Mourinho does not feel Chelsea's seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League is a significant advantage.
Ireland start slowly but second-half tries from Conor Murray and Tommy O'Donnell help them to a 26-3 Six Nations win in Italy.
Liverpool's three-match Premier League winning run ends as the 224th Merseyside derby ends in a goalless draw at Everton.
DR Congo beat Equatorial Guinea on penalties in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off.
La Liga leaders Real Madrid suffer their heaviest defeat in over four years as Atletico Madrid reignite their title bid.
The US man jailed for killing his ex-girlfriend and made famous in the top podcast "Serial" wins the right to appeal against his conviction.