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Australian-born former Grand Slam tennis star Bob Hewitt is jailed for six years by a South African court for raping underage girls.
A prison officer left with post-traumatic stress disorder after being attacked by inmate Charles Bronson receives £32,500 in damages.
The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.
NZ school says students should hear range of views.
Fifa sponsors are being asked by a new campaign grouping to speak out about working conditions at the 2022 World Cup building sites in Qatar.
Tens of thousands of Macedonians unite to put PM Nikola Gruevski's government under pressure over phone-tap scandal.
The dressing up of Narendra Modi on the global stage
A verdict is due in the trial of two French police officers accused of failing to help two boys whose deaths in 2005 prompted weeks of riots.
The South Wales Police force is fined £160,000 after losing evidence in a sexual abuse case.
A nurse is found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning others at a Greater Manchester hospital.
A 3D-printed beak has been made for a sea turtle badly injured in a collision with a boat's propeller.
Nigeria's military says it has cleared 10 more Boko Haram bases as part of its efforts to flush militants out of the Sambisa forest in the north-east.
Sir Clive Woodward is among eight candidates in line to take over as France coach after the World Cup, reports L'Equipe.
Pop star Taylor Swift wins eight of 14 categories at the Billboard Music Awards, while Kanye West is booed.
The Unite union is expected to debate ending its link with Labour when it meets for its July conference, sources tell the BBC.
Dean Potter - one of America's best known extreme athletes - is killed during a wingsuit flight in California's Yosemite National Park.
Iran-backed Shia militias are on their way to Ramadi to confront IS militants who seized the Iraqi city on Sunday, reports say.
An Indian nurse dies after spending 42 years in a vegetative state following a brutal rape, a case which sparked a debate on euthanasia laws.
EU foreign and defence ministers are expected to approve a mission in the Mediterranean to destroy boats used by people-smugglers operating in Libya.
Fishermen in Indonesia's Aceh say they have been told not to rescue any of the thousands of migrants in the Andaman Sea, even if they are drowning.