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Eight of the 10 men reportedly jailed for the attempted assassination of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai were actually acquitted, it emerges.
The families of patients who suffered "institutional abuse" at a mental health ward in Denbighshire will have a chance to meet the health minister.
Nearby buildings are being evacuated as firefighters tackle a large blaze at a Bridgend industrial estate.
A US government panel recommends approval for a drug treating low female libido, providing patients are warned of possible strong side effects.
European Court of Human Rights allows France to take paralysed man off life support in case which divided family.
Ofcom says it has received 1,043 complaints about the stunt double dog used in the talent show final
Wales star Shane Williams joins tributes to ex-All Black and former Ospreys team-mate Jerry Collins, who has died in a car crash.
A delay in paying welfare benefits to two disabled people was "unlawful" and "unacceptable", the High Court rules.
A dog attack in Denbighshire which left three sheep and 21 lambs dead is described as "horrific" by police.
Celebrated flautist Sir James Galway launches an attack on former DUP leader Ian Paisley Sr, saying he was indirectly "responsible" for killings in Northern Ireland.
In this polarised country, supporters and opponents of the government await the outcome of the general election, says Selin Girit.
Security software tycoon John McAfee explains his worries about internet surveillance.
Nichelle Nichols, 82, is reported to be "in good spirits" following a mild stroke at her home in Los Angeles.
A new leaked letter appears to show South African authorities seeking an indirect route for the transfer to Fifa of $10m US prosecutors say was a bribe.
BBC Sport gymnastics expert Beth Tweddle on the support she received during puberty as a teenage prodigy.
Greece's failure to make its IMF payment today may not have hit markets for six, but it is a very serious event, moving the country perilously close to default.
Alton Towers is closed for a third full day as investigators assess the cause of a rollercoaster crash in which 16 people were injured.
Sixty-eight immigrants are found locked in a container at a port in Essex, an ambulance service says.
Rescue operations are under way to retrieve tourists trapped on one of South East Asia's highest mountains by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake.
Ex-New Zealand flanker Jerry Collins and his wife die in a car crash in France, says New Zealand's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.