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Shrien Dewani, who is accused of organising the murder of his wife on their honeymoon, loses his latest appeal against extradition.
A neighbour of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius tells his murder trial she was awoken by a woman's "terrible screams" followed by cries and shots.
A large snake has swallowed a crocodile following a lengthy battle in northern Australia.
Suspected militant Islamists kill at least 29 people in an attack on a town in north-eastern Nigeria, as soldiers flee, a lawmaker tells the BBC.
Three policemen are killed by a bomb explosion in Bahrain while "dispersing rioters" west of Manama,, the interior ministry says.
UK not planning Russia trade sanctions, document suggests
A prison officer who had sex with an inmate and supplied drugs to prisoners at HMP Birmingham is jailed.
Suspended strike action at the Faslane and Coulport naval bases on the Clyde is back on after pay talks collapse.
Rebekah Brooks arranged a meeting with Downing Street communications director Andy Coulson to warn him of new phone-hacking evidence, a court hears.
A man is given a suspended jail term for keeping or training Pit Bull Terriers for alleged use in dog fighting.
Engineers in Italy have developed a wearable robot which they claim is the most sophisticated built in the world to date.
Beppe Grillo, the head of one of Italy's largest parties, has been handed a four-month jail term for entering a restricted area during a protest.
A body found in the River Ouse near York is that of missing student Megan Roberts, North Yorkshire Police confirm.
Labour proposes a new school-leaving qualification which combines vocational and academic learning.
Terminally ill Bristol City fan Mark Saunders gives the players a pre-match speech before their win over Gillingham.
The three remaining suspects involved in Saturday's deadly mass knife attack in the Chinese city of Kunming are captured, state media report.
Searches are carried out at three properties in County Armagh following claims that animals were being slaughtered for food illegally.
Service for Nelson Mandela blended the British and the African
A police officer was killed in a "ferocious attack without mercy" when he was set upon by an armed mob during rioting in Tottenham in 1985, a court hears.
A 39-year-old Moroccan man has been detained for trying to smuggle an African immigrant into the Spanish enclave of Melilla inside a suitcase.