A former Google executive has accused the company of cheating the taxpayer out of hundreds of millions of pounds.
A divorced British man is being questioned by police in France on suspicion of slitting the throats of his two children.
A New York college student has been shot dead by a police officer who was responding to reports of an intruder at her home.
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has issued a warning over George Osborne's plan to boost the housing market.
Former cricket star Imran Khan has blamed a UK-based political rival and the British government after a female party colleague was shot dead.
A single ticket holder has won the biggest Powerball lottery jackpot in history, scooping an estimated $590.5m (£389m).
The grandmother of a British girl who drowned in a swimming pool in Egypt has questioned why lifeguards were not on hand to save her life.
Coronation Street dominated the British Soap Awards, scooping eight of 16 awards including Best Soap, while EastEnders picked up just one prize.
Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man who was shot dead in Hove.
A tearful David Beckham has received a standing ovation after playing what is almost certainly his final game as a professional footballer.
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