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A man has been given a three-month suspended jail term for sub-letting his Housing Executive property as part of a benefits scam.
Heavy rains in southern California trigger mudslides and flooding, killing one person and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of homes.
How Pakistan's women can face brutality - and even death - if they fall in love with the wrong person.
The provocative graffiti causing a stir in Kerala
A mountain rescue team leader criticises the actions of a hillwalker who called to be rescued while 400m from a car park.
Sam Burgess makes his first Bath start but Matt Banahan steals the limelight in Bath's Champions Cup win over Montpellier.
Rangers suffer defeat by Queen of the South after it emerged that manager Ally McCoist handed in his notice.
Srirasmi, the wife of Thailand's Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn, resigns her royal position, the palace announces.
Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold makes a winning skeleton return with a victory at the World Cup event at Lake Placid.
Mexico's finance minister defends his purchase of a luxury home, amid reports he bought it from a firm whose parent company won public contracts.
Ukraine must double its military budget next year to $3bn to fund the fight against pro-Russian rebels, the defence minister says.
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie feels he can continue playing at the top level for "many years to come".
The UN has formally adopted an extraordinary account of life in a Uruguayan jail during military rule written on tiny cigarette papers.
A Question Time audience member involved in a fiery debate with comedian Russell Brand is the brother of a UKIP MEP.
In a Twitter Q&A, the BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardener answered questions about the redacted CIA report.
The president of the European Commission warns the UK not to "beat up" EU migrants as it tries to reduce immigration numbers.
The first colour image from the Rosetta spacecraft shows that Comet 67P is even more dark and monochrome than expected.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli accepts an FA charge for a post on social media but writes a letter in mitigation.
Police are dealing with a serious incident in Holyhead on Anglesey and have warned members of the public to avoid the area.
Following the release of a contentious Senate report detailing CIA interrogation techniques, the BBC's Jon Sopel questions the motives of those involved and the lasting impact of such actions.