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Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report said as his murder trial resumed.
The Italian Coastguard has released footage of some of the 5,000 migrants it rescued from boats over the weekend, 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
The Who announce they are planning to record some new songs ahead of a 50th anniversary UK tour.
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says anyone caught hiding suspected Ebola patients will be prosecuted, as it tries to contain an outbreak.
Ed Miliband says the PM suffered "utter humiliation" over Jean-Claude Juncker - but David Cameron says the Labour leader is "opportunistic and wrong".
Police in the US are searching for two suspects who opened fire during a dispute in a New Orleans, street injuring nine people.
A 14-year-old boy from a scout group near Glasgow dies in an accident while on an adventure holiday in Italy.
US car giant General Motors says it will not limit the amount of money it will pay to those injured as a result of faulty ignition switches in its vehicles.
Brazil's press officer is provisionally suspended by Fifa following an incident with Chile player Mauricio Pinilla.
Oscar Pistorius did not have a mental disorder when he killed his girlfriend, a psychological report says as his murder trial resumes.
Sir Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones film a sketch to help promote the Monty Python team's reunion shows at London's O2 Arena.
South Korea's World Cup team had a very sombre homecoming on Monday, after the squad failed to win any of its three games in Brazil and was knocked out in the group stages.
Former NoW journalists Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman are to face a retrial on a charge they bought royal telephone directories from police officers.
The Italian navy finds about 30 bodies in a fishing boat carrying hundreds of migrants between Sicily and the North African coast.
Flooding has hit southwest China after prolonged heavy rain, sweeping away vehicles in its path.
Thirteen oil workers and their relatives are injured after suspected left-wing ELN rebels throw explosive devices at a camp in north-eastern Colombia.
Liverpool's asking price for winger Oussama Assaidi is still above Stoke's valuation, says Potters chief executive Tony Scholes.
A top Chinese general is accused of corruption and expelled from the Communist Party, state media report, in what could be the biggest military scandal in years.
EU jobs push after Juncker vote
Jihadist militant group Isis has said it is establishing a caliphate, or Islamic state, on the territories it controls in Iraq and Syria.