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A sexual abuse lawsuit against the comedian Bill Cosby can continue after the California Supreme Court rejected a petition to review the case.
Two-time PGA Tour-winning golfer Bae Sang-moon will have to return to South Korea for military service after losing a legal bid to delay it.
The prime minister announces a £390m contract to service armoured fighting vehicles in Merthyr Tydfil, bringing 250 highly-skilled jobs, ahead of a visit to Wales.
The way the Jehovah's Witnesses organisation investigated a claim of sexual abuse raises questions about how religious communities tackle the issue, says Caroline Wyatt.
Following claims that the world's oldest Koran has been discovered, Behman Sadeghi traces the origins of Islam's holy book.
A post-mortem examination is set to take place later to find out how a 12-year-old girl from East Yorkshire died during a school trip to France.
Sir Ben Ainslie will begin Britain's bid to win the America's Cup for the first time as the opening leg of the race series gets under way in Portsmouth.
The families of the four people who are missing after an explosion at a Cheshire mill will visit the site later.
What's it like to be abused for the way you look?
The butterfly that feeds on rotting flesh
Greek MPs pass a crucial set of reforms required to secure a new bailout, paving the way for negotiations on a €86bn EU package.
Jane O'Brien looks at how the musical form is being adapted to suit contemporary audiences.
Three politicians will challenge the lawfulness of the intelligence services' bulk interception of electronic data at a hearing later.
Bailout number three is, more or less, in the pipeline now that the Greek parliament has voted through the latest set of reform measures. But that doesn't mean its plain sailing from here.
Myanmar jails 153 Chinese nationals to life for illegal logging, prompting China to complain about the severity of the sentences.
Photographer Terri Gold documents the Wodaabe and Tuareg nomadic communities of West Africa with infrared imagery
A person's taste in music may offer insight into the way in which they think, researchers at Cambridge University say.
Meet the brain surgery survivor keen to conquer the South Pole
Universities in England are urged to work together to ensure young people from less advantaged homes succeed in their degree studies.
Scientists work out how boa constrictors kill their prey, busting the myth that the snakes suffocate their victims.