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Despite saying her own lyrics were turned down, the singer says the project is "from a place of respectful intent".
A first away win under Louis van Gall puts Manchester United fourth in the Premier League, while Arsenal slip to eighth.
The NHS volunteers travelling to Sierra Leone
One of two nuclear power stations shut down after a crack was found in a boiler is safe to use again, say regulators.
Nico Rosberg believes team-mate Lewis Hamilton is the man under pressure heading into their title showdown in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.
More than 800 cats go on show at Birmingham's NEC in what is billed as the feline equivalent of Crufts.
A four-and-a-half month-old baby girl looked 'like something from Auschwitz' when found at her home in east London, a court is told.
Police appeal for witnesses after a bin lorry was left balanced on the edge of a pier following a road accident in South Queensferry.
Ireland back up their win over South Africa as they hold off a determined Australia fight-back to edge victory in Dublin.
The widow of the murdered British aid worker Alan Henning told his memorial service that he was killed "for being what we should be, selfless and caring".
Artist Howard Barry explains how the mass demonstrations in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson inspired him.
A new body to encourage development in wave energy technology is announced the day after one wave power company called in the administrators.
Ed Miliband is insisting that Labour is still the party of working people, despite finishing third in the Rochester by-election.
Scotland's new first minister Nicola Sturgeon follows in the footsteps of pop stars Beyonce and Lady Gaga by appearing at Glasgow's Hydro arena.
Thousands of Catholic pilgrims are converging on Goa in India to see the relics of Saint Francis Xavier, a 16th Century Spanish missionary.
Premier League leaders Chelsea establish a seven-point lead as goals by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard see off 10-man West Brom.
Celtic make it five successive Premiership wins but are made to work hard for the victory over Dundee.
Scotland run in five tries as they complete their autumn international series with victory against Tonga at Rugby Park.
Red Bull face an official investigation after governing body the FIA declared their car illegal at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Colombia's Farc rebels will release five captives, including Gen Ruben Dario Alzate, next week, President Juan Manuel Santos says.