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Michael Moore says UK international aid "saves lives and transforms lives" as he calls to enshrine the budget in law.
Confessional hashtag spreads after Garner decision
The ashes of John Henry Patterson are to be reburied in Israel after a state funeral attended by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Kenyan police say they have cracked a cyber crime centre run by 77 Chinese nationals from upmarket homes in the capital, Nairobi.
The plans set out by George Osborne in the Autumn Statement on Wednesday will require government spending cuts "on a colossal scale" after the election, an independent forecaster has warned.
Police searching for a mother and her four-day-old baby who went missing from a Bristol hospital are searching a large area near the Clifton suspension bridge.
An estate agent says stamp duty changes in the Autumn Statement are "incredibly positive news" for first-time buyers.
Target and Kmart have removed Grand Theft Auto V from shelves following complaints about its depiction of violence against women.
The crew of shipwrecked Team Vestas Wind are rescued from shark-inhabited waters during the round-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.
Daud Qarizadah reports on plans to replace poppies with pomegranates in Afghanistan's agriculture industry.
The European Court of Human Rights tells France to pay thousands of euros to Somali pirates because of judicial delays.
The supporter who hasn't missed a match since 1987
A large oil spill in southern Israel causes severe damage and is described by officials as one of the worst in the country's history.
Chip designer Imagination has produced a barebones computer to compete with the Raspberry Pi.
The Crown Prosecution Service is to contact defendants in 25 cases where evidence was given by Mazher Mahmood, the Fake Sheikh.
What's replacing Google's annoying ReCaptcha test?
Stoke City chairman Peter Coates is fined £5,000 for accusing referees of "bias towards other teams".
A man is convicted of murdering a woman by stabbing her 37 times during a robbery at her home in Glasgow.
It's the Caption Challenge. Oh yes it is.
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