Pressure is growing on South Yorkshire's Police Commissioner to resign in the wake of the Rotherham abuse scandal, after it emerged he was once a councillor with responsibility for...
The child exploitation scandal in which 1,400 youngsters were abused over 16 years is not "peculiar" to Rotherham, according to a leading children's charity.
The United Nations has said it believes the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in civilian areas eight times in April.
Kate Bush was welcomed to the stage for her first live gig in 35 years by a massive roar from the sell-out crowd at the Hammersmith Apollo.
One police officer was hurt while trying to make an arrest at the Notting Hill Carnival - and a second was injured while going to his aid.
A businessman ate pasta off a subway platform floor in Canada to demonstrate a new vacuum cleaner.
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