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President Putin on the edge of the family photograph at the G20 summit in Australia.
A demolition team has begun tearing down a cottage dubbed the "house of evil", where Mark Bridger is believed to have murdered five-year-old April Jones.
There are more than 10,000 students from the UK at university in the US, up by 8% on the previous year.
Elected mayors for larger English cities are seen as one way to devolve power from Westminster.
Police in Thailand say two Americans have left the country after trying to smuggle out body parts.
Two men are taken to hospital following a chemical leak at a metal plant in South Lanarkshire.
Japan's economy unexpectedly shrinks for the second consecutive quarter, marking a technical recession in the world's third largest economy.
Formula 1 heads to the dusky Abu Dhabi desert for the 'decider in the desert' between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg.
A group of noisy Manchester students have their games console and surround sound speakers seized by police after complaints from residents.
Mike Watts, who built and maintained his own private toll road in Somerset, explains why it is closing without profit.
European Union ministers consider imposing new sanctions against Russia as separatists backed by Moscow kill nine Ukrainians in the east.
One of northern Nigeria's most influential Muslim leaders calls on people to defend themselves against attacks by Boko Haram extremists.
Croatia coach Niko Kovac expects Uefa to punish his country after trouble caused during the game against Italy.
Demand for the new Band Aid single has been "vast", the organiser Bob Geldof has revealed.
Lawyers acting for Shrien Dewani, accused of organising the murder of his wife on their honeymoon, apply for the case to be dismissed.
The parents of American aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig have released an interview with their son recorded before he was taken captive.
Erol Incedal found guilty at UK secret terror trial of having bomb-making document, it can now be reported
Staff and students at a school in Doncaster are mourning the loss of five teenagers who were killed in a car crash at the weekend.
Roy Keane says Martin O'Neill should hold talks with Roberto Martinez about the Republic of Ireland's Everton contingent.
As Japan slides into recession, is it clear that the G20 has done enough to respond to what Britain's prime minister calls the red lights flashing on the dashboard of the global economy?