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A university student who wrote an open letter to the man who sexually assaulted her says the public response has made her feel "positive" about the ordeal.
The founder of international dieting company Weight Watchers, Jean Nidetch, dies at home in Florida, aged 91.
There is growing frustration in Nepal at the pace of the relief effort after Saturday's devastating earthquake.
Ronnie O'Sullivan says he deserved to lose to Stuart Bingham and suggests his time at top might have come to an end.
A town with one of the "worst" festive displays in Britain is to switch on its new tree eight months before Christmas.
The Scottish Sun newspaper has announced its backing for the SNP ahead of the General Election vote on 7 May.
The UN launches a $415m appeal for survivors of the Nepal earthquake, as frustration mounts at the pace of relief efforts.
Chelsea fight back to beat in-form Leicester and are now just one win away from the Premier League title.
North and South America become the first regions to completely eradicate rubella, or German measles, after no cases in five years
Staff made redundant when a Fife paper-making firm went into administration have the opportunity to meet employers interested in recruiting next week.
A memoir written by the wife of an art critic who died of a brain tumour wins a £30,000 prize for new books about medicine, health or illness.
Dozens of fire-fighters are tackling a large blaze at Clandon Park House, a stately home in Surrey.
A British survivor of the earthquake in Nepal speaks of his narrow escape from death, as he is reunited with his family in the UK.
The US state of California has stepped up its attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by setting tough new targets for 2030.
St Helens half-back Lance Hohaia says he is retiring because of "recurrent post match concussion type symptoms".
James Rodriguez's stunning volley sets Real Madrid on the way to a victory over Almeria that narrows the gap on leaders Barcelona.
The US Federal Reserve keeps its target interest rate at a record low at the end of a two-day policy meeting.
Charlie Hebdo artist "Luz", who designed the satirical magazine's front page after the Paris attacks, says he will no longer draw the Prophet Muhammad.
Police are treating a death of a baby in Culloden in Inverness, which led to officers cordoning off a street for a time, as "unexplained".
A young woman who was sexually assaulted late at night in a London street has written an open letter to her attacker.