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Sheffield United announce they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate reports into alleged World Cup corruption.
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.
Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is accused of anti-Semitism over comments he made to a national newspaper.
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the possibility of granting pardons to two of the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists is being considered.
What did journalist Gao Yu do to anger Party leaders?
Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.
A young Afghan woman killed in a Kabul suicide attack becomes the focus of a campaign to create student scholarships in her name.
#FeministHackerBarbie trends on Twitter, as internet users create a web app to edit the pages of a controversial Barbie book
A charity is to give away 2,000 Talking Book audio computers to some of Ghana's poorest communities after securing funds from Unicef and ARM.
Costas Tsivicos, UK distributor of Foscam's webcams, explains how a Russian site came to show feeds from his firm's kit, and tells consumers how to protect themselves.
A 4m (13ft) tall "solar tree" is set to be installed in the centre of Bristol.
Why did the Thai prime minister caress a journalist's head?
Women with job authority are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression, according to research in the US.
Yaya Toure is among the Premier League players who may miss club games to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Manchester United tweet that midfielder Daley Blind could be out for up to six months only for Louis van Gaal to play down his knee injury.
A former police officer who was on duty during the "plebgate" row denies she wished to harm Andrew Mitchell MP and the government.
Two paedophiles serving life sentences for murdering a woman launch a human rights bid to see each other in prison.
A council writes to all schools in the ward area of one of its councillors warning them he poses a "potential risk".