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A fourth instalment of cult TV movie phenomenon Sharknado is confirmed as the third movie premieres in the US, with fans getting to decide what happens next.
A US safety watchdog raises concerns about Ikea chests of drawers after two children were killed in the US last year when dressers fell on them.
French farmers station hundreds of tractors on routes into Lyon, as attempts by President Francois Hollande to end a row over meat and dairy prices fall on deaf ears.
The Police Service of Northern Ireland is assisting an investigation by Spanish police following the death of a man from County Antrim in Ibiza last weekend.
Harlequins' former England centre Jordan Turner-Hall retires at the age of 27 because of injury.
Publishing group Pearson has announced it is in "advanced discussions" with an unnamed party over the sale of its Financial Times newspaper group.
An injured bullock has been learning to walk again thanks to a wheelcart.
The fiance of a mother-of-four whose body was found in a lake, wrapped in plastic and a duvet, is found guilty of her murder.
Police investigating an attack on a woman while she walked with her three-week-old baby and dog make an arrest.
Hillary Clinton's bid for the White House seems strong, but there is a long way to go, says Kim Ghattas.
Nearly 200,000 people - with an average age of 74 - have been seen on so-called "suckers lists" circulated by fraudsters.
Adopting new Welsh language standards could cost some councils hundreds of thousands of pounds every year, it is claimed.
Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal says some actors are taking "dangerous risks" for their craft.
Spain raises the minimum age for marriage from 14 to 16, having had the lowest marrying age in Europe.
An Indian man found guilty of financing deadly bombings in Mumbai in 1993 makes a last-ditch appeal to the Supreme Court to suspend his execution.
A US network says it has obtained a voicemail from Sandra Bland recorded shortly before her death in custody, and expressing shock at her arrest.
Former British number one Laura Robson claims her first win in almost two years at a Challenger tournament in Canada.
A report into child sexual exploitation in Oxfordshire recommends greater regulation for taxi drivers in the county.
An “unprecedented spike” in executions in Iran has seen nearly 700 people believed put to death there this year, Amnesty International says.
The screening measures put into place to prevent Ebola arriving in the UK are being relaxed at some airports and rail terminals.