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Several hundred people say prayers for peace at a vigil at Belfast City Hall.
A US couple, who were married for nearly 62 years, died just hours apart, their granddaughter has said.
Theodore Wafer, who killed an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch, should have called the police if he was afraid, prosecutors say.
What does Nottingham hometown think of chemist chain's sale?
Two British medical students from Newcastle University - named as Neil Dalton and Aidan Brunger - are stabbed to death in Borneo, police say.
London Mayor Boris Johnson confirms his intention to become an MP again at next year's general election, ending months of speculation.
Alastair Cook says it was 'natural' for him to consider his position as England captain during the team's recent struggles.
A man who stabbed a friend to death after a failed romance with his sister is jailed for life for his murder.
A man arrested on suspicion of stealing and leaking Michael Schumacher's medical files has been found hanged in his cell, Swiss police say.
A teaching assistant breaks down in tears as she confesses to sending a schoolboy sexual photographs of herself.
Can alchemy of diplomacy bring lasting peace?
The films that show all was good in 1950s Afghanistan
From Ferraris to Bugattis, supercars and their rich owners take to the streets of London.
Three-quarters of British businesses believe a significant skills crisis will hit the UK within the next three years, according to a new report.
John Wildey was a passenger on a light aircraft when he was forced to take over the controls and make an emergency landing. He has been meeting the team that helped him land successfully.
Boris Johnson: Jokes, gaffes - and burning political ambition
The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, published in the US, has added new words. But can Scrabblers in the UK use them?
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Alex Salmond finds "mucho" to complain of in Scottish TV debate
Commuters in Western Australia have helped to free a man after his leg became trapped between the platform and a busy train.