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South Africa's opposition leader Helen Zille is handed the "spy tapes" which she hopes will lead to corruption charges being reinstated against President Zuma.
Lewis Hamilton queries the FIA's decision not to investigate his collision with Nico Rosberg at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Actress Nicole Kidman talks about her role in Before I go to Sleep, a thriller in which she stars alongside Colin Firth.
The US will open a broad investigation into policing in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the killing of an unarmed black teenager, US media reports.
A woman is found dead after a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house.
A Belarusian boy may be fined after issuing an ice bucket challenge to the country's president.
Six teenagers are still being sought by Police in Tennessee after they escaped from a juvenile detention centre.
Why India move makes al-Qaeda look desperate
Chris Giwa insists he is president of the Nigeria Football Federation despite a Fifa ultimatum of a global ban if he continues his claims.
Mayor of Calais Natacha Bouchart has said that her city was being "taken hostage" by more than 1,000 migrants attempting to cross the English Channel from France.
Somebody dies by killing themselves every 40 seconds, according to a major report by the World Health Organization.
Fossils unearthed in Argentina represent the most complete giant sauropod dinosaur ever discovered.
The EU's top court - the ECJ - defines an airliner's arrival as the time when its doors are opened - a ruling that affects compensation claims.
French rogue trader Jerome Kerviel is to be allowed out of jail to serve the rest of his prison term wearing an electronic tag, his lawyer says.
A selection of news photos from around the world
Ed Miliband claims the SNP would continue Tory policies after independence, and predicts Labour will win the next election.
India issues a security alert following the release of a video by the head of al-Qaeda announcing the formation of an Indian branch of the group.
The European Central Bank lowers its benchmark interest rate to 0.05% as it looks to kick-start the flagging eurozone economy.
Readers' photos on the theme of "summer"
Three Indian men, arrested in May for the alleged gang rape and murder of two teenage cousins in a case which sparked global outrage, are freed on bail after investigators refuse to charge them.