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Dallas police arrest a suspect in the fatal shooting of an Iraqi migrant, but have rule out the possibility of a hate crime.
Two men have been arrested after a South African TV journalist was mugged in front of his camera as he was about to go on air.
Unions representing Tata Steel workers prepare to ballot members over industrial action after the firm announced a plan to close their pension scheme.
A Rangers director has resigned amid controversy over a tweet which showed a sexually explicit cartoon of the prophet Mohammed.
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A new website reveals Egypt's plans to build a new administrative and business capital, on the outskirts of Cairo, which will house up to five million residents.
A man wearing fancy dress for Comic Relief sparks a manhunt after walking down a street in camouflage and carrying a fake firearm.
BBC TMS pundit Geoffrey Boycott answers your questions following England's early World Cup exit.
A total of 258 staff are made redundant by administrators as Dundee-based building firm Muirfield Contracts is wound down.
Cyber-thieves have returned for second helpings at the website of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.