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Taiwanese mourn after routine flight ends in tragedy
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning final mountain stage to all but wrap up the overall victory.
Do Chinese women need bigger spaces than men?
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.
Barclays challenges legal action brought by US prosecutors alleging fraud in its "dark pool" trading operations.
Galatasaray may sell Wesley Sneijder, Liverpool hope to sign Arturo Vidal and Andy Carroll could be out for four months.
Two sculptures, possibly by Rodin and Degas, are discovered in the home of the late art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt in Munich.
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.
A California wine dealer found guilty in New York of manufacturing fake vintage bottles for illegal profit will be sentenced on Thursday.
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
Readers' photos on the theme of "cycling"
The London 2012 Olympic Cauldron is going on display for the first time in a purpose-built gallery.
At least 15 people are killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza is shelled, Gaza health ministry says.
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
US chipmaker Qualcomm claims some Chinese companies are misrepresenting sales to minimise their payments.
Burning wood to fuel power stations can create as many harmful carbon emissions as burning coal, according to a government report.
Earnings at the US carmaker General Motors slump because of the cost of vehicle recalls.
Lawyers for a double murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona took nearly two hours to kill him have called for an independent review of the execution.
Islamist group Isis orders women aged 11 to 46 in Mosul, Iraq, to undergo female genital mutilation, the UN says.