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A relative of the prominent US Kennedy family convicted of a 1975 beating death walks free on bail as he awaits a new trial.
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Former Labour Culture Secretary Dame Tessa Jowell announces she is to stand down as an MP at the next general election, after more than 20 years in Parliament.
Kim Ghattas says Iran talks must consider Syria conflict
The US says a new, post-2014 security deal with Afghanistan should be signed by the end of the year - conflicting with views of the Afghan president.
A US jury rules that Samsung must pay $290m (£180m) to Apple for copying iPhone and iPad features in its devices.
Colombia's President, Juan Manuel Santos, announces a re-election bid but his vice-president says he will not stand for the 2014 poll.
Two bodies are recovered and some 50 people are feared trapped after the roof of a supermarket collapses in the Latvian capital Riga.
The UN climate negotiations in Poland are left reeling after green campaigners walk out, but some negotiators say progress is possible.
The biggest names in gaming technology, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, are going head-to-head in a battle to secure the top spot with games fans.
The BBC spoke to people about their memories of the day when President John F Kennedy was assassinated
A huge cosmic explosion, detected earlier this year, is confirmed as the brightest ever seen.