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Americans often don't use the little holiday time they have
A contraflow on the M20 to ease congestion when Operation Stack is implemented would be an "unacceptable risk", Highways England says.
Maggie Kirkpatrick, who starred in 1980s soap Prisoner Cell Block H and later Home and Away, is charged with indecent assault and gross indecency.
Gary Ballance hits 69 as Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by seven runs in a rain-affected One-Day Cup game.
The US and Turkey are working together on military plans to clear the Islamic State (IS) group from parts of northern Syria, American officials say.
Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) from agriculture in some locations are under-estimated by 40% according to new research.
Boston and the US Olympic Committee agree to end the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics due to lack of public support.
Initial tests find no significant injuries to Bobbi Kristina Brown and no obvious underlying cause of death, according to the medical examiner.
A woman working as a prostitute may have put an end to a nationwide killing spree after she killed a man in self-defence, police say.
Striker Didier Drogba signs for Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact after leaving Chelsea this summer.
England captain Charlotte Edwards says there is "a long way to go" in the Women's Ashes after Australia win the ODI series.
A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.
Fifa says its reform taskforce will be chaired by an independent person from outside of football.
Remains are found at the site of an explosion at a wood flour mill by search teams looking for a fourth missing person.
Watch a round-up of the best of the action from the weekend's Women's Super League fixtures.
Shares in mainland China have recorded their biggest one-day fall for more than eight years following a sell-off towards the end of the trading day.
Turkey has requested a special Nato meeting to discuss military operations against the Islamic State (IS) group and PKK Kurdish separatists - Paul Adams asks what it will achieve?
The US and Turkey are working on plans to oust Islamic State (IS) fighters from a strip along the Turkish-Syria border, US officials say.
In an effort to prop up its stock market, Chinese regulators said they are continuing their purchase of shares.
More than 247,000 attempts to access websites classed as pornography were made from parliamentary computers in 2014, it has been revealed.