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The embattled mayor of Canada's largest city Toronto, Rob Ford, denies trying to buy a video which apparently showed him smoking crack cocaine.
High winds and flooding in parts of country
India's Supreme Court says that it will take no action against retired judge AK Ganguly, accused of sexual misconduct by one of his interns.
Hundreds of people are forced to leave their homes after high tides and gale force winds batter north Wales.
More than 100 people are confirmed dead in fighting in the Central African Republic as the UN backs French plans to join a peacekeeping force.
Members of the Ulster Volunteer Force shot a 24-year-old woman in east Belfast, the chief constable tells the Policing Board.
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Two footballers from non-league team Whitehawk FC are charged with conspiracy to defraud following a match-fixing investigation by the National Crime Agency.
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England manager Roy Hodgson insists he does not fear any other side in Friday's World Cup finals draw.
The Scottish government's budget will increase by £308m over the next two years, the chancellor announces.
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BBC Sport will give readers the chance to have their say on the 2014 Fifa World Cup in a series of online votes.
The cultural test which determines whether a film can qualify as a British production is set to be changed to encourage more investment in the UK film industry.
Arsenal and England defender Steph Houghton will sign a three-year deal with Manchester City Ladies in January.
Ronnie O'Sullivan is eliminated from the UK Championship after a 6-4 quarter-final defeat to Stuart Bingham.
Northern Ireland's director of public prosecutions asks the police to investigate a British army unit that is claimed to have killed unarmed civilians.
A cap on the numbers of students England's universities can admit is to be lifted in 2015, the Chancellor George Osborne has said.
Trainer Gerard Butler blames "one disastrous lapse" after being given a five-year ban for injecting racehorses with banned drugs.
A Royal Marine who murdered an injured insurgent in Afghanistan is named as Sgt Alexander Blackman, after the High Court lifted an anonymity order.