A teenage boy and girl from the same school have died after being hit by a high-speed train in Hertfordshire.
US representatives could meet with the Taliban in Doha within days after the Islamist group opened a "political office" in the Qatari city.
Young people trapped by high property prices face having to save for up to 30 years before they can afford a deposit on their first home, a charity has said.
G8 leaders have agreed to work towards peace talks to end the Syrian civil war but their statement stopped short of demanding President Bashar al Assad's removal from power.
Major supermarkets and food manufacturers are introducing a new labelling system to help people make healthier choices.
Justin Bieber struck a pedestrian with his car in Hollywood but there was no crime and the injuries are not life-threatening, police have said.
Moors murderer Ian Brady walked out of a mental health tribunal after lawyers spoke of his "chronic" anger and nocturnal behaviour.
A "popular and well-liked" British teenager has died after apparently plunging 10 floors from a hotel balcony while on holiday in Bulgaria.
Advertising guru Charles Saatchi says he took a police caution for assaulting his wife Nigella Lawson to avoid having the incident "hanging over all of us".
A man has been charged over the cruise ship death of his ex-wife - seven years after her body was found off the Italian coast.
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