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Belgian police detain 16 people in anti-terror raids targeting Chechen Islamists in several cities.
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan says they are "a long way behind" other nations, ahead of their ODI series with New Zealand.
The head of Cheltenham Ladies' College says homework is not coming to an end there, despite recent media coverage to that effect.
The government hopes to conclude its latest security and defence review by the end of the year, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
The US does not yet have a "complete strategy" for helping Iraq regain territory from Islamic State, President Obama has said.
Police are questioning contractors working at a maximum security prison in New York following the audacious escape of two murderers.
East Africa's biggest supermarket chain says it is withdrawing the popular Maggi noodles in five countries, following a ban in parts of India.
Skyscraper man - time-lapse construction footage
Kenny Sansom will be given all the support he needs to beat alcoholism and a gambling addiction, say the PFA.
As a three-day official period of mourning begins after deadly floods and a fire in Ghana, the people of Accra are taking stock and asking what happened, as journalist Elizabeth Ohene reports from the city.
Peter Kennaugh retains the lead of the Criterium du Dauphine as Nacer Bouhanni takes a sprint win in stage two.
A man in Australia is arrested after allegedly using a stolen bulldozer to crush four vehicles and a house, with three people narrowly escaping.
Jon Kay joins some of the first visitors to Alton Towers since the Smiler rollercoaster crash on Tuesday which left 16 people injured.
Tata Steel workers across the UK will go on strike later this month in a row over pensions, unions announce.
A former teacher at a prestigious music school is cleared of raping an 18-year-old student in the early 1980s.
Following Fifa head of integrity Domenico Scala's remarks that it was feasible for Fifa to strip a host country of a World Cup if corruption was proved, we examine exactly how this would work.
Scientists in Austria have created an artificial leg which allows the amputee to feel lifelike sensations from their foot.
The Treasury confirms fresh cuts to this year's Scottish budget will be £70m less than the £176.8m estimated last week.
The owner of a dog that mauled an 11-month-old baby to death appears in court to dispute it was a banned breed.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner warns Renault could leave the sport in 2017 over the engine development ban.