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A court in South Africa throws out fraud and corruption charges against left-wing opposition leader Julius Malema.
London is named the most googled city in the world for its art galleries, performing arts and innovative design, with the Science Museum is the most searched-for museum.
A man who murdered his brother-in-law with a sledgehammer and axe is jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 17 years in prison.
A well-known Belfast retailer that closed this year says an alleged fraud contributed to the company's failure.
Three members of Osama Bin Laden's family and a pilot died from the "effects of fire" when a jet plane crashed, preliminary post-mortem tests find.
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.
Jeremy Corbyn is calling for the "re-industrialisation" of northern England through higher spending on transport, housing and broadband while Andy Burnham pledges help for part-time workers.
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.
Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
The number of police officers in Scotland dips slightly but still meets a 2007 "extra officers" pledge.
The RBS bailout was intended to save it, not turn a profit. But is this the right time to start the sale of the Government's stake? And is there any plan to protect this beleaguered national asset?
South African Cameron van der Burgh sets a new world record for the men's 50m breaststroke at the World Swimming Championships.
Actor Michael Sheen says people have become "alienated by career politicians" and should have more of a say in their own communities.
Comedian Amy Schumer calls for tougher controls on the sale of guns in the US, after two women were shot dead at a screening of her movie, Trainwreck.
Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet's architecture, according to a security firm.
Contestants on Cilla Black's shows share memories
The Myanmar government appeals for international assistance after widespread floods kill at least 46 people and affect more than 210,000.
Your 10-point plan to guide your team to Premier League success, by last season's winner.
Pro-government forces in Yemen recapture the country's largest airbase after a fierce battle with Houthi rebels, a spokesman tells the BBC.
The American actress Amy Schumer has called on the US to take more action on gun control, after last month's shooting in Louisiana.