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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone says the 2015 German grand prix will be held at Hockenheim despite a contract with Nurburgring.
Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell denies reports he spat at and assaulted a 61-year old after claims published on social media by MP George Galloway
England Under-21s boss Gareth Southgate agrees a one year contract extension, which will keep him in the job until 2017.
A controversial new play about Princess Diana's death is called "patchy", "confused" and "clueless" by reviewers.
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell is in a critical but stable condition after suffering a stroke, her publishers have said.
The Swiss franc soars and sends markets into turmoil as Switzerland gives up trying to peg its currency against the euro.
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David Gilroy, the man convicted of killing Edinburgh office worker Suzanne Pilley, is to have his murder conviction reviewed.
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A leading Kenyan newspaper apologises for publishing Charlie Hebdo's cover, depicting Prophet Muhammad following an outcry from its Muslim readers.
New Ebola cases in the three West African countries worst affected by the deadly outbreak of the virus are declining, weekly UN figures show.
A "major" fire has broken out at council offices in Oxfordshire after a suspected arson attack.
Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian, detained for almost six months in Iran, is to stand trial on unspecified charges, state media report.
Former Sports Minister Sir Hugh Robertson announces he is to stand down from his Faversham and Mid Kent seat at May's general election.
Model Chloe Gains who claims she was drugged and sexually abused by Bill Cosby six years ago has met with LA police to pursue criminal charges against the comedian.
A CIA internal watchdog clears its officers of improperly accessing the computers of members of the US Senate intelligence committee.
A man "dumped" six weeks before his wedding raises thousands of pounds for charity by auctioning his fiancée's place on the honeymoon.
Campaigners urge the NHS to take back control of its first privately-run hospital as the company withdraws from the contract.
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo pledges to get back in shape with a view to playing for US club Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
President Francois Hollande vows that France will protect all religions and says that Muslims are the main victims of fanaticism and intolerance.