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Thomas Cook donates to charity £1.5m compensation it received after deaths of two British children in Corfu
Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper speaks about how he has to hang upside down on an inversion table to straighten his back after playing Joseph Merrick in the play Elephant Man.
German prosecutors investigate alleged police brutality towards migrants in the city of Hanover, which may have amounted to torture.
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The roll-out of Inmarsat's Global Xpress network, the UK's biggest commercial space venture, is facing several months of delay because of a Russian rocket failure.
Police in the Republic of Ireland are investigating if a woman found dead was a Northern Ireland woman wanted for fraud.
A woman who is accused of trying to kill two children in Newport may have been suffering from an amphetamine-induced psychiatric illness, a jury hears.
A team of four British adventurers has broken the record for the fastest crossing of Greenland's ice cap.
There has been a rise in the number of parents "living their lives through their ambitions for their children", the head teacher of Eton says.
Texas police say 192 people are to face charges of organised crime after the Waco bike-gang shooting in which nine died.
One of Victorino Chua's victims says he thought he was "a goner" after being treated by the nurse.
FBI document reveals flight hacker told them he was able to issue commands to the aircraft engines from his seat.
Soldiers fire warning shots as protests resume in Burundi despite the return of President Pierre Nkurunziza after last week's failed coup.
Greece has said it wants to reach a loan deal with its international creditors by the end of this month.
The BBC's Kim Ghattas analyses Saudi Arabia’s regional ambitions post-Camp David.
School improvements in Suffolk demanded by Ofsted are happening too slowly and pupils' attainment remains below average, a new study says.
A prison officer left with post-traumatic stress disorder after being attacked by inmate Charles Bronson receives £32,500 in damages.
The French owner of Gucci and other luxury brands sues Chinese internet shopping giant Alibaba over the alleged sale of counterfeit goods.
The life of Queen Victoria is to be dramatised in an ITV series, starting with when she took the throne aged 18.
The mother of a woman who has been seriously injured while she was watching the North West 200 at the weekend has said it was a "freak accident".