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The eldest son of Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is convicted of manslaughter and fined $800 (£520) for knocking down a man in his car.
The chief executive of Merlin Entertainments which manages Alton Towers confirms the group has temporarily closed three other rides following Tuesday's rollercoaster crash.
The Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has called on the Football Association of Ireland to explain a payment it received from Fifa to prevent a legal battle over the country's 2009 World Cup play-off defeat.
A woman is jailed for life for smothering an elderly man at a care home in North Yorkshire.
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Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras addresses a session of the Greek parliament on the country's debt negotiations with the EU and IMF.
A 75-year-old Pembrokeshire man who abused three children over a 15-year period is jailed for life.
Metropolitan Police chief Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says there is "some justification" to claims that the force is institutionally racist.
More migrants so far this year have travelled to Europe via Greece and Turkey rather than from Libya, the EU's border management agency says.
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A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the retrial of a County Tyrone man accused of killing 19-year-old Jason McGovern of Tydavnet, County Monaghan.
Tariq Aziz, Iraq's foreign minister under Saddam Hussein, has died in an Iraqi prison, officials say.
US First Lady Michelle Obama is to visit London to highlight her efforts to boost girls' education across the world.
Colombian officials launch a widescale search for the 11-year-old daughter of a high-profile security official, who was kidnapped outside her school.
Police say they "didn't mean to offend", after people call a tweet asking readers to identify the model of a crashed car "inappropriate".
An 88-year-old woman dies and a 63-year-old man is injured in a fire at a house in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire.
Glamorgan chief executive Hugh Morris confirms the county have agreed in principle with Cardiff City Council to write off £4.4m worth of debt.