The case of a doctor found not guilty of carrying out female genital mutilation was "reviewed thoroughly", the director of public prosecutions insists.
Author Harper Lee rejects claims she is being pressured into releasing a "lost" novel, saying she is "happy as hell".
German and French leaders are to make a crisis visit to the Ukrainian capital Kiev with a new peace initiative amid escalating fighting in the east of the country.
Tunisia face being banned from the next Africa Cup of Nations after refusing to apologise for accusing Caf of cheating.
The driver of a council bin lorry which careered out of control in Glasgow city centre, killing six people, says he has no memory of the crash.
Russian cinemas start showing the Oscar-nominated Russian film Leviathan - minus the many swear words.
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Scotland last year recorded the highest number of house sales since 2008, according to figures released by Registers of Scotland.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi orders an end to a long-standing night-time curfew in Baghdad.
An independent Bedford councillor is found guilty of punching two teenagers outside a village hall.
A film starring Juliette Binoche as an arctic explorer will open the 65th Berlin Film Festival on Thursday.
One prisoner has been killed and five officers seriously wounded at a prison in the Ghanaian town of Kumasi, when inmates tried to escape after a fire broke out, officials say.
The historical child sex abuse inquiry in England and Wales will not be allowed to "drag on" and must have achievable goals, says its new chairwoman.
A grandmother who lost her fight against two retail giants is expected to have her Ceredigion home demolished.
Rescue teams in Taiwan are continuing to search for the 12 people who remain unaccounted for after a plane crashed in a river.
Rangers boss Kenny McDowall says he has been told by the club that all five players signed on loan from Newcastle must be in his starting XI.
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's breakout hit The Office is named the best TV show of the past 20 years at the Broadcast Awards.
A critically acclaimed author who drowned three days after he was discharged from hospital and told to seek counselling was "let down" by the NHS, a report finds.
Police in the Indian capital, Delhi, detain dozens of people who were protesting against recent attacks on churches in the city.
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