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Protesters take to the streets in New York and other US cities for a second night, over the choking death of a black man restrained by a policeman.
Male victim of domestic violence speaks out after his ex-girlfriend left him with life threatening injuries
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd was charged over an alleged phone call threatening to kill a man and his daughter, New Zealand prosecutors reveal.
The Manchester festival is fined £70,000 after sending a text messages claiming to be from festival-goers' mums.
Who was Oliver Cromwell's mysterious 'queen'?
David Cameron insists the UK will fulfil its promise "to the poorest people of the world" on providing aid, as some MPs are expected to obstruct a bill on the pledge.
Thailand's ailing King Bhumibol Adulyadej cancels a public appearance to mark his 87th birthday, on medical advice.
A 2,500 year-old statue, one of the Elgin Marbles, is loaned to Russia by the British Museum.
Hundreds of seats at the reburial of Richard III will be available to the public, Leicester Cathedral announces.
A New York woman who filmed Eric Garner being put into an apparent "chokehold" by a police officer calls the decision not to prosecute a "slap in the face".
The night when people's homes fell into the sea
AFP photographer Gurcan Ozturk captures a picture of the Pope releasing doves in Istanbul.
Many people in Afghanistan fear that the international community will turn its back at a time when big change is inevitable, says James Robbins.
A young filmmaker in Singapore is trying to make his own Indian movie. Abbas Akbar even sold his house and set up a business to bankroll the project.
Juno director's cautionary tale of the web will rock any parent
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto visits Guerrero state for the first time since 43 students disappeared at the hands of police in September.
Why the NHS should listen to 'citizen whistleblowers'
Head teachers are calling for schools to be graded separately on the curriculum that they teach.
Council tax payers in England have had to pay millions of pounds in costs for schools to convert to academy status since 2011, research suggests.
Typhoon Hagupit strengthens into a super storm over the Pacific as it nears areas of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan last year.