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Footage of shoppers scrambling to get their hand on discounted merchandise that has been emerging from across the UK.
Andy Murray and Maria Sharapova team up but suffer defeat on day one of the International Premier Tennis League in the Philippines.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he is "favourite for the sack" after the Reds' poor run of form.
Lancashire cricket director Ashley Giles orders new helmets for his team after the death of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes.
A plane enthusiast has spent more than two years creating matchstick models of a Concorde and a Boeing 747.
Gordon Ramsay is taking legal action against his father-in-law, Christopher Hutcheson, who he claims forged his signature in a £640,000 property deal.
The three-point turn could be dropped from the UK driving test as part of biggest update to the exam in 20 years.
Air accident investigators say their report into cause of the Clutha helicopter crash should be ready in the new year.
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A speeding driver who killed two women on a pedestrian crossing is jailed for nearly five years and banned from driving for a decade.
Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products.
The first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens is unveiled online and in US cinemas
A dog is stabbed to death by a police officer during a drugs search in south-east London.
Tyson Fury plans to prove his worth in the ring when he takes on Dereck Chisora in Saturday's world heavyweight title eliminator.
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One man admits murder and another culpable homicide over a stabbing where the victim was hunted down in a taxi.
At least two demonstrators die in Egypt as Islamist anti-government protesters clash with police in Cairo.
Many people are killed in three explosions during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say.
Pope Francis highlights the plight of refugees from Syria and Iraq, and condemns extremism, at the start of a key visit to Turkey.
There are calls on the government to do more to help the return of Tunisians who travelled to Iraq and Syria to fight with extremist groups.