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The trial of a 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz" opens in Germany.
A Japanese magnetic levitation train has broken the world speed record.
Nick Clegg's choice of outfit on Twitter is causing quite a stir.
Sleep-inducing wallpaper, afternoon siestas and warm milk are helping top footballers find their best form.
Mobile phone footage shows a house being washed away by floodwater in Dungog in New South Wales during a fierce storm.
The company is making changes to the way its search engine ranks sites, and that could send some hurtling down the rankings.
Bottles of champagne salvaged from a 170-year-old shipwreck have been analysed in the lab
Short-term lender Wonga made a pre-tax loss of £37.3m in 2014 amid a major overhaul of the controversial company.
Pay-TV broadcaster Sky reports a 20% rise in operating profits, helped by strong demand for its services across Europe.
Junior staff within the airline industry are encouraged to speak up to more senior staff, including pilots, if they believe they have made a mistake.
Kevin Cummins' photographs of the Manchester band
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi is due to hear his first verdict since his ousting on charges of inciting the killing of protesters.
Christian health worker Victoria Wasteney speaks about accusations she tried to convert a Muslim colleague.
An inquest into the death of a student from Shrewsbury thought to have taken "highly toxic" diet pills bought online is due to open.
A second suspected paedophile hunter is arrested on suspicion of tracking down and attacking alleged sex offenders.
Primark posts a 15% increase in sales, boosted by a strengthening pound and a strong Christmas period.
A former guard at Auschwitz is due to go on trial today charged with more than 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.
The Orange Order commissions a think tank to review the Crumlin Road parade dispute in north Belfast.
As the Queen celebrates her 89th birthday privately at Windsor Castle, celebratory music and gun salutes take place in Hyde Park.
Sotheby's in London is to auction what it says is a 'flawless' 100 carat diamond.