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A schoolgirl accused of trying to kill her friend to 'please' an online horror character is 'mentally unfit' for trial.
Five thousand ice sculptures have melted away after going on display to commemorate World War One.
Villagers in eastern Syria drive out Islamic State militants, in a rare display of local resistance to the group, as fighting rages in neighbouring Iraq.
A British woman is believed to have been robbed and stabbed to death at a game lodge she owned in South Africa.
A £2.4m employability programme is to be opened up to young Commonwealth Games volunteers, First Minister Alex Salmond says.
Two soldiers, from England, serving with the 2nd Battalion The Rifles, die following a crash involving a car and a tractor in Cullybackey, County Antrim.
A 16-year-old boy is arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and wounding after two men were stabbed.
Intelligence agency GCHQ accredits six UK universities to teach specialist master's degree courses to future internet security experts.
A French drugs squad officer is arrested in the city of Perpignan on suspicion of stealing more than 50kg of cocaine from Paris police headquarters.