The father of British hostage John Cantlie has died just weeks after making an impassioned plea for his son's release.
The Islamic State has released footage purporting to show weapons from a US airdrop to Kurdish forces that have been intercepted by the militants.
Oscar Pistorius has been jailed for five years for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year.
At first there was bemusement and quizzical looks as people tried to compute what Judge Thokozile Masipa had delivered.
Foreign criminals are costing taxpayers £850m a year, with deportation taking an average of 319 days for each offender.
A West Yorkshire firm is selling what it claims to be the world's first zombie proof log cabin.
Oscar de la Renta, the gentleman designer whose voluminous skirts and exquisite embroideries attracted socialites and Hollywood stars, has died aged 82.
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