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Amanda Knox has been speaking after she and her Italian ex-boyfriend were again cleared of the murder of her former flatmate, Meredith Kercher in the final ruling of a long-running case.
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner into the French Alps knew the region from gliding holidays, people who knew him say.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
A jury finds that a Silicon Valley firm did not discriminate against a female employee.
Details have emerged to show Andreas Lubitz was receiving hospital treatment until two weeks before he crashed a plane into the Alps, killing everyone on board.
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko arrive for a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
Nigeria's army says it has recaptured Islamist group Boko Haram's headquarters in the town of Gwoza.
Where will Singapore go after Lee Kuan Yew?
Nicola Sturgeon is expected to send a message of "friendship and solidarity" to the rest of the UK during her speech to the SNP conference.
One of Amanda Knox's defence lawyers, Carlo Dalla Vedova has told the press she is very happy and has been crying with happiness.
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Why do people exchange texts with imaginary partners?
What drives people to murder-suicide?
Why did Singapore ban chewing gum?
British teenager who became an unlikely Indian movie star
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is struck by a flare as their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro is abandoned.
Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least ten people including a senior diplomat.
Harry Kane scores on his international debut as England beat Lithuania 4-0 for their fifth Euro 2016 qualifying win.
Northampton beat 14-man Wasps but their victory is soured by a worrying head injury suffered by Wales winger George North.
Four girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same east London school as three teenagers feared to already be in Syria, it is revealed.