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Two former News of the World journalists are charged with conspiring to hack phones, the Crown Prosecution Service says.
Rolf Harris's five year and nine month jail sentence over sex offences will not be referred to the appeal court, despite 150 complaints over its "leniency".
Militant Islamists in Somalia shoot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
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Movie directors including Quentin Tarantino and JJ Abrams lead an attempt to save the last Kodak factory that manufactures physical film stock.
Japan's ANA Holdings cancels its plan to buy a 49% stake in Asian Wings Airways, an airline based in Myanmar, also known as Burma.
After a key transmission tower was blown up in Buenaventura, leaving the Colombian port city without power, the authorities ban alcohol and weapons.
The streaming video service Netflix agrees to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.
A man who killed his girlfriend's six-week-old baby by battering him with a shoe and plastic bottle is jailed for nine years for manslaughter.
Micro-drones are just starting to catch up with the hovering and flight performance of the tiny hummingbird, say scientists.
Usain Bolt denies newspaper claims that he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.
A woman who added "Skywalker" as a middle name is told by passport officials that her signature infringes a trademark.
The UK will pay a price for Russian sanctions but the "pain" will be shared across the EU, says Philip Hammond.
Paramount Pictures apologises over a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster featuring the characters jumping from an exploding skyscraper alongside the release date of 11 September.
New technology is opening up whole new careers to young jobseekers who may be having difficulty getting into more established professions.
Manchester United full-back Luke Shaw says boss Louis van Gaal was right to question his fitness after joining the club.
The Ebola virus, which has killed more than 670 people in West Africa, is a "potential major threat" to Britain, the government's chief scientific adviser warns.
Tank fire hits a Gaza school being used as a refuge by thousands of Palestinians, killing at least 15, the UN says.
About 40 houses are buried and up to 150 people feared trapped after a landslide hit a village in western India, officials say.