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A man has been killed in a machete attack and two suspects shot and wounded by police in Woolwich, south-east London.
US Attorney General Eric Holder confirms four American citizens have been killed in US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan since 2011.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Lebanon's Hezbollah and Iran are perpetuating President Bashar al-Assad's "campaign of terror" in Syria.
An electrician and his wife had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared. BBC Watchdog investigated
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
South Africa's main opposition party condemns as a cover-up an official probe into the use of a military base for an Indian society wedding.
Up to 20 people are to lose their jobs at Britvic in Belfast after the soft drinks company announced it was to close its factory.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's rugby player son Rohitha is investigated for allegedly assaulting a referee.
There are boos and walk-outs for Ryan Gosling's film Only God Forgives at Cannes, but it still earns some five-star reviews.
Fungi live all over the human body but their favourite spots are the heel, under toenails and between the toes, according to a US study.
An eyewitness to an attack in Woolwich in which a man was killed has described seeing a man pulling out a handgun.
Abrupt climate change in Africa helped trigger technological and cultural advances in early modern humans, according to new research.
The damage from the Oklahoma tornado could reach $2bn (£1.3bn), the Oklahoma Insurance Department warns, although many tenants may have no insurance cover.
A man has died and two are injured following a reported machete attack in south-east London in what the government are treating as a suspected terrorism attack.
A young girl was repeatedly raped and sexually abused by a group of 10 men over a five-year period, a court hears.
The mayor of the tornado-devastated town of Moore in Oklahoma vows to push for a new law on shelters, after Monday's deadly twister.
Five men are charged by police following the discovery of a cannabis factory in south Down.
Researchers suggest students in Scotland could be "squeezed out" of their home universities if there is a yes vote on independence and the free tuition system continues.
A man killed in an attack in Woolwich was a serving soldier, according to the local MP.
The parents of an eight-year-old cyclist who died after a crash with a mobile crane in Aberdeen describe him as as "ray of sunshine".