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Pakistan donate all proceeds from Wednesday's one-day match with New Zealand to the victims of the Peshawar school massacre.
The face of the Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is to feature on Colombian bank notes, the country's lawmakers decide.
The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.
A police sergeant and two civilian staff members are charged with manslaughter over the death of a man days after he collapsed in custody.
At least 11 people are killed in a shoot-out between rival vigilante groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan.
The government failed to deal with a backlog of almost 174,000 foreign nationals who should have been removed from the UK, a report has found.
Google is proposing to warn people their data is at risk every time they visit websites that do not use the "HTTPS" system.
Will threats from hackers stop people from going to see The Interview - a comedy which pokes fun at North Korea - in cinemas?
A theatre will not be prosecuted following the collapse of part of its ceiling which injured 88 people, Westminster City Council decides.
A teenage boy pleads guilty to the murder of a "fantastic father" who had three children.
An inquiry into alleged mistreatment of Iraqi detainees by British troops says the claims were "wholly without foundation"
Watch all of Real Madrid's goals in their dominant 4-0 victory over Mexican side Cruz Azul in the Club World Cup semi-final.
Figures suggest 20% of golfers quit the game take up cycling. So why are people swapping two irons for two wheels?
A much-criticised Christmas attraction near Sutton Coldfield has closed down permanently.
Fernando Alonso says he is happy to go "through a period of learning" when he starts driving for his new McLaren-Honda team.
Leicester boss Nigel Pearson accepts a charge by the FA after an incident with a fan during a defeat to Liverpool.
Tanzania's Attorney General Frederick Werema resigns, making him the first casualty of a major corruption scandal that has rocked the government.
British soldiers mistreated nine detainees after a 2004 battle in Iraq but allegations of murder were "deliberate lies", the Al-Sweady Inquiry rules.
Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says Nigel Clough and his Sheffield United staff showed a lack of respect after Saints' cup loss.
A £1.2m robot surgeon, bought for a Derby hospital by an online game tycoon, begins being used on patients.