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The Women's World Cup match between Canada and New Zealand ends goalless after a delay because of a thunderstorm.
Australia's workforce is affected "in a major way" by poor mental health, stress levels and obesity, a new study shows.
An investigation has been launched after more than £50,000 was spent on a pirate fancy dress world record attempt by a council.
A British woman arrested for posing naked on a sacred mountain with other climbers is due in a Malaysian court.
A body has been found at a house in Darlington, County Durham, amid reports of an explosion.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane makes an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reporting a possible engine fire.
Four decades after they first appeared on our TV screens, the pink, knitted, whistling space creatures known as the Clangers are back.
Cambridge University researchers have identified a faulty gene that seems to switch pain off in some people and it is hoped the discovery could lead to new treatments.
Eleven years after their daughter died after falling from a theme park ride, Beverley and Alan Williams are calling for tougher safety regulations.
The Jurassic problem in Jurassic World
Reforms allowing young people in foster care to stay with their foster families until the age of 21 unveiled.
Muslim students at Queens University say they are forced to pray in corridors, libraries and other public areas because the university will not provide multi-denominational prayer rooms.
Paul Gascoigne says there has been no better England player since his last appearance in 1997.
PM Tony Abbott says Australia uses "creative" ways to deter asylum boats, but refuses to deny reports an Indonesian boat was paid to turn back.
Labour's John Biggs is elected mayor of the London borough of Tower Hamlets, in an election called after the previous mayor was removed from office for corruption.
Zimbabwe is withdrawing its local currency from circulation, formalising a multi-currency system introduced at the height of hyper-inflation.
Thailand triumph over Ivory Coast 3-2 in a pulsating end-to-end encounter at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Ottawa.
Colombian Farc rebels kill three policemen and leave half a million people without power in two attacks that came amid continuing peace talks.
Boris Johnson found himself having to ask his younger brother, universities minister Jo Johnson, for permission to speak in the Commons on Thursday.
An MoD project to contract out the training of military pilots is running six years behind schedule, the Whitehall spending watchdog says.