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Midfielder Mark Molesley forces the ball over the line following a goalmouth scramble to give Aldershot a 1-0 lead over Portsmouth in their FA Cup 1st round replay.
The match commander at Hillsborough told football chiefs Liverpool fans forced open a gate to "break in" to the ground, a court hears.
A serial rapist who attacked three vulnerable women in the north east of Scotland is jailed for seven years.
Despite turmoil in emerging markets, the US Federal Reserve reached an easy consensus to end its stimulus programme, latest minutes reveal.
How McDonald's changed its menu to succeed in India
A pedestrian had a lucky escape when he was crossing the road in Zhejiang Province, according to China's state television.
A detective sergeant accused of sex assaults kissed, touched and stroked junior officers and "checked out" female crime victims, a jury hears.
Apple plans to push the Beats streaming music service to every iPhone in the new year, according to a report in the Financial Times newspaper.
A massive snowstorm has wreaked havoc in the north-eastern US, as temperatures plummeted to below freezing in all 50 US states overnight.
US TV network NBC has scrapped a proposed Bill Cosby project after accusations that he sexually assaulted women resurfaced in recent weeks.
Whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid says she has been "introduced to a culture of fear and threats," after making bribery allegations against Fifa members.
Having added athletics to its collection of world championships, Qatar wants sport's biggest prize, the 2024 Olympics.
Police in Kabul shoot dead four Taliban militants during an attack on a compound housing foreign workers in Afghanistan's capital.
A flu vaccination programme in Lancashire has been criticised by some Muslim groups during the latest stage in its roll-out, in Lancashire.
U2 frontman Bono broke his humerus and fractured his eye socket and left shoulder blade in his recent bicycle accident, the New York hospital that treated him reveals.
The Yes campaign lost the referendum, but support for the SNP is still growing in Scotland. Laura Kuenssberg looks at the potential consequences for Labour.
Police are looking into claims sexual offences were carried out at the national school for deaf children.
The much-loved British actress Barbara Windsor will be awarded an honorary doctorate on 20 November by the University of East London.
UKIP's rise has been fuelled by two crucial factors - their claim to "tell it like it is" and their insistence that their views are not extreme. First on the NHS and now on immigration both claims are being challenged.
Nigel Farage has dismissed a row about whether UKIP supports deporting European Union migrants - if the UK votes to the leave the EU - as a "minor confusion"