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More than 100 passengers are stranded at an airport in Tanzania after pilots failed to report to work following their Christmas break, officials say.
The family of a 27-year-old assault victim who has to use a wheelchair as the result of an attack in County Londonderry five months ago calls for justice.
The remaining way to easily access Google's email service Gmail is now blocked in China, according to reports.
A new national cemetery for Ebola victims opens in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, as the number of infections in West Africa passes 20,000.
The chair of the Transport Select Committee has said Network Rail has questions to answer about disruption over the weekend, some of which is still going on.
One of Russia's best-known opposition leaders, Alexei Navalny, will face sentencing on Tuesday, two weeks earlier than originally planned.
Authorities are investigating a fire at a retirement home near San Antonio, Texas, that killed five residents and hospitalised 17 more people.
The emergency services are carrying out a land, sea and air search following reports that a woman may have gone missing along the County Down coast.
Crystal Palace are in discussions with Newcastle United about taking Alan Pardew to Selhurst Park as their new manager.
David Cameron shakes off the post-Christmas cobwebs by joining competitors on a mile-long 'Great Brook Run' in the Cotswolds.
Virgin plane passenger Hardeek Desai films the Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 which was forced to make an emergency landing after suffering landing gear problems.
Watch some of Formula 1's most memorable overtaking moves of the 2014 season, featuring passes by Lewis Hamilton and Daniel Ricciardo.
There are signals that three al-Jazeera men detained in Cairo may find freedom, but too many journalists still work in all too dangerous times.
The SNP rejects claims that it would be difficult for it to keep a future UK government in power if it did not include the largest party in England.
Newcastle striker Papiss Cisse is charged by the FA with violent conduct after incident involving Everton's Seamus Coleman.
The prospect of Idris Elba as the next James Bond has conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh perturbed, which others see as racist.
Maryland's first female Episcopal bishop was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore, the diocese says.
Debbie Purdy, a woman with progressive multiple sclerosis who fought to clarify the law on assisted suicide, has died, her family confirms.
A court in Egypt bans an annual Jewish festival held in honour of a Moroccan rabbi that has taken place since 1979, citing "moral offences".
Edwin Richardson trained Airedale terriers for the police in Glasgow before supplying canine recruits for World War One.