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Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters.
Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.
Tributes are paid to British actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham, who has died at the age of 66 after suffering colon cancer.
The government is planning to crack down on internet abuse. What laws are currently in place?
The London Film Festival closed on Sunday evening with a screening of Brad Pitt's new film Fury. Thousands of fans flocked to Leicester square to catch a glimpse of the Hollywood hero
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Aberdeen is among the nominees for the Carbuncle award, given to the "most dismal town in Scotland".
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.
NHS England's chief to give his five-year vision for health service
Google announces changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.
New technology makes it easy to record private comments embarrassing politicians unaware their words would go viral.
A Star Wars sci-fi convention has been set up for people with disabilities. Feel the Force Day was set up so that as many people as possible could access and experience Star Wars
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago.
Prof Brian Cox muses on whether life here on Earth is unique within the Milky Way and what this might mean.
Actress Lynda Bellingham's career on screen
Tens of thousands of fans turn out to watch competitors play each other at the League of Legends World Championship in Seoul, South Korea.
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.
Joko Widodo, the winner of Indonesia's presidential election in July, is sworn in as the leader of the South East Asian nation.
A two-year old girl is being treated in hospital after a suspected assault in County Armagh.
Battle of the Bogside in 1969 by Gilles Caron