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George Clooney is to direct a film about the phone-hacking scandal which led to the closure of British tabloid News of the World.
Britain's Andy Murray says world number one Novak Djokovic was physically better in his US Open quarter-final defeat.
Taliban militants attack an Afghan government compound in the eastern town of Ghazni, killing at least 10 people, officials say.
Top staff of a business news website have been arrested for extorting money from companies, Chinese state media say.
The strongest monthly rise in German industrial output in over a year is an 'encouraging signal' for the economy, Germany's official statistics agency says
Manager Roy Hodgson admits England may continue to play in front of small crowds at Wembley during their Euro 2016 qualifiers.
The rich marine life off Tanzania's coast is coming under threat because of blast fishing - a technique using explosives that some fishermen use to maximise their catch.
World number one Novak Djokovic beats Britain's Andy Murray in four sets to reach the US Open semi-finals.
The family of US journalist Steven Sotloff have spoken publicly for the first time since a video of his beheading was released by militants.
A water main has burst causing flooding in a San Diego neighbourhood, where locals took the opportunity to use their inflatables.
Scores of illegal migrants in the French port of Calais unsuccessfully tried to force their way onto a ferry bound for England, officials say.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg returns to the helm of Bloomberg, the data and financial news company he founded.
Lady who collected curious crisps, and other notable departed
Career of fashion photographer Horst P Hors
Valerie Trierweiler, the former partner of French President Francois Hollande, says Mr Hollande 'dislikes the poor'.
The family of US journalist Steven Sotloff speak publicly for the first time since a video of his beheading was released by Islamic Sate militants.
"Food crime" is occurring on an unprecedented scale worldwide, a new report to be published on Thursday is expected to say.
Top Brazilian football club Gremio is banned from the country's main cup competition after a racist incident during a match last week.
Stripping to make a point about discrimination in Brazil