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Woman sues over fake Facebook page

Wed, 2014-10-08 08:16
A woman is suing the US government for creating a fake Facebook page featuring photos of her and her child to help bust a drugs ring.

SA rapper's murder verdict quashed

Wed, 2014-10-08 08:06
South Africa's appeal court overturns the murder and attempted murder convictions of famous rapper Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye.

Day in pictures: 8 October

Wed, 2014-10-08 08:00
Striking images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours

Belgium coalition deal ends deadlock

Wed, 2014-10-08 07:57
After four months of political stalemate, centre-right parties in Belgium agree to form a government, to be sworn in on Saturday.

Dad's Army film cast announced

Wed, 2014-10-08 07:33
Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon and Tom Courtenay are among the stars who will appear in a big-screen remake of classic 1970s sitcom Dad's Army.

Argentina ex-ruler Bignone sentenced

Wed, 2014-10-08 07:30
Argentina's last military ruler, Reynaldo Bignone, who is already in jail for crimes against humanity, is been sentenced in a fresh case.

Dewani 'agreed price for murder'

Wed, 2014-10-08 06:50
British businessman Shrien Dewani agreed to pay about £1,300 to a hitman for the murder of his wife Anni in South Africa, a court is told.

Five Afghan men 'executed for rape'

Wed, 2014-10-08 06:49
Five Afghan men have been executed for gang-rape in case that sparked national outrage, officials say.

Europe backs Hinkley nuclear plant

Wed, 2014-10-08 06:47
A new £16bn nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset is to go ahead after it received final approval from European Union regulators.

No bullying in England team - Swann

Wed, 2014-10-08 06:35

VIDEO: The 'Harry Potter' password

Wed, 2014-10-08 06:07
A Silicon Valley start-up company has developed a way of replacing passwords by allowing users to create their own unique "air signature".

Microscope work wins Nobel Prize

Wed, 2014-10-08 05:57
Nobel Prize for chemistry is awarded to three scientists for their work on boosting the resolution of microscopes.

Syria declares new chemical sites

Wed, 2014-10-08 05:47
The UN Security Council says Syria has revealed for the first time the existence of four more chemical weapons research and production facilities.

Cigarette staff in shock at closure

Wed, 2014-10-08 05:32
Staff at JTI Gallaher cigarette plant in County Antrim are given time off to absorb the news that all 877 jobs are to be lost.

Saudi outrage over a female football fan

Wed, 2014-10-08 05:31
The woman abused for cheering her team

Singer Lynsey de Paul laid to rest

Wed, 2014-10-08 05:30
Famous faces and friends gather at the funeral of singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul, who died last week at the age of 64.

Strike to cost Air France €500m

Wed, 2014-10-08 04:49
Air France estimates that last month's two-week pilots strike will cost it about €500m (£393m) in lost revenue, shares fall 2%.

VIDEO: Che Guevara's last hours

Wed, 2014-10-08 04:41
How a CIA agent helped track down the famous revolutionary

Terror four held for second day

Wed, 2014-10-08 04:37
Police are continuing to question four men arrested in London on Tuesday on suspicion of terror-related offences.

N Korea defends rights record at UN

Wed, 2014-10-08 04:27
North Korea presents its own human rights report at a rare UN briefing, acknowledging it runs "reform through labour camps" but denying abuses.