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Protests against racial injustice spread beyond the University of Missouri as students at least two other US campuses have walked out of classes.
The leader of a cult sexually assaulted two of his followers and effectively imprisoned his own daughter for 30 years, a court hears.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is speaking to the media - alongside his British counterpart David Cameron - at a news conference to mark the start of his three-day visit to the UK.
Two former members of 1960s band The Tremeloes are accused of historical indecent assault.
Lawmakers from the US and Latin America urge Venezuela to allow OAS observers to monitor upcoming legislative elections.
Egyptian tourist resort fears for future after Sinai plane crash
Race protest spreads among students across the US
Ukraine's parliament passes a law banning discrimination in the workplace, including that based on sexual orientation.
Manchester United has reported a 39.3% increase in overall July-to-September revenue to £123.6m.
Former Sunderland, Ipswich, West Brom and Tottenham goalkeeper Marton Fulop dies at the age of 32.
The Kremlin says secret plans for a Russian long-range nuclear torpedo - called "Status-6" - should not have appeared on Russian TV news.
The city in a stew over 14bn pints of sewage
The giant Ferris wheel in Seattle is hit by a drone - renewing calls for the introduction of national registers for the craft.
A three-eared cat - who rescuers almost dubbed Captain Kirk due to his "final front-ear" - is found abandoned near a garage.
The creator of an app accused of harvesting users' Instagram login detail to send them spam defends his actions.
Kevin Barry's Beatlebone, a fictional book about former Beatle John Lennon, has won this year's Goldsmiths Prize, which rewards fiction "that breaks the mould".
Greek workers stage their first general strike against austerity since Alexis Tsipras's left-wing Syriza government came to power in January.
More than 200 writers including Salman Rushdie write an open letter to Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to challenge Indian PM Narendra Modi over free speech.
A big update for Microsoft's Xbox One is due to start downloading to consoles around the world on Thursday.
Police target 17 people in raids in several European countries connected to a suspected "jihadist network".