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One of Amanda Knox's defence lawyers, Carlo Dalla Vedova has told the press she is very happy and has been crying with happiness.
Why do people exchange texts with imaginary partners?
What drives people to murder-suicide?
Why did Singapore ban chewing gum?
The British teenager who became an unlikely star of Indian cinema
Northampton Saints play down concerns for wing George North after he leaves the field on a stretcher with a head injury.
Tougher tasks await, but Harry Kane's dream England debut increases calls for him to be named footballer of the year.
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is struck by a flare as their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro is abandoned.
As prosecutors release more information about the co-pilot of the Germanwings airliner that crashed into the French Alps, papers once again examine his character.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
How to start your own bed and breakfast
A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Italy's top appeals court acquits Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007.
Northampton beat 14-man Wasps but their victory is soured by a worrying head injury suffered by Wales winger George North.
Team Sky's Geraint Thomas holds on to become the first Briton to win the formidable E3 Harelbeke in Belgium.
A convicted fraudster used an "ingenious" escape plot to trick prison wardens into letting him go free, a court has heard.
IBF world welterweight champion Kell Brook vows to show he is among boxing's elite when he meets Jo Jo Dan in Sheffield.
Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.
What happened on board Germanwings flight 4U 9525 before it crashed into the French Alps, killing everyone on board
Britain's Andy Murray reaches the third round of the Miami Open with a 6-4 6-2 win over Donald Young.