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Police open probe into Cosby claim

December 6, 2014 - 8:14am
Police in Los Angeles open an investigation into a woman's claims that actor Bill Cosby molested her when she was 15 years old.

China arrests ex-security chief Zhou

December 6, 2014 - 6:57am
Chinese ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang is arrested and expelled from the Communist Party for alleged corruption, state media report.

'I will have to come back stronger'

December 6, 2014 - 6:16am
Lewis Hamilton says he will have to come back stronger in 2015 if he is to stay ahead of team-mate Nico Rosberg.

Al-Qaeda chief 'killed in Pakistan'

December 6, 2014 - 6:01am
Adnan el Shukrijumah, an al-Qaeda militant accused of planning to bomb trains in New York and London, is killed in Pakistan, officials say.

India 'botched' eye surgery arrest

December 6, 2014 - 5:45am
A charity owner who organised cataract surgery in India has been arrested after 10 of his patients were left at risk of partial sight loss.

Prince William to meet Obama in US

December 6, 2014 - 5:25am
The Duke of Cambridge will meet President Obama at the White House on Monday, during a three-day visit to the US with the Duchess of Cambridge.

Call for surveillance laws overhaul

December 6, 2014 - 4:42am
Surveillance laws that allow police to access the phone records of individuals are not fit for purpose, the Home Affairs Select Committee says.

'Bid to rescue' US hostage in Yemen

December 6, 2014 - 4:02am
US and Yemeni forces launch an operation to rescue British-born US hostage Luke Somers who has been held by al-Qaeda militants, reports say.

Australia need fan support - Haddin

December 6, 2014 - 4:00am
Australia vice-captain Brad Haddin says the side needs fans' support as they prepare for next week's first Test against India.

Sam Smith nabs Grammy nominations

December 6, 2014 - 12:44am
British singer Sam Smith nets six Grammy nominations with other UK acts Ed Sheeran, Charli XCX and Coldplay also in the running.

Xi cages big tiger in anti-corruption drive

December 6, 2014 - 12:18am
Mighty fall in China's anti-corruption drive

Swiss hostage flees in Philippines

December 5, 2014 - 11:53pm
Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra esapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.

Grand jury to consider NYC shooting

December 5, 2014 - 11:29pm
A US grand jury will consider charges in the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man in New York City, as protests over other deaths continue.

UK to set up Mid East military base

December 5, 2014 - 10:46pm
The UK is establishing its first permanent military base in the Middle East since it formally withdrew from the region in 1971.

Male MP's outburst at woman prompts Twitter outcry

December 5, 2014 - 9:51pm
MP's outburst at female colleague prompts online debate

Mexico City police chief resigns

December 5, 2014 - 8:44pm
The head of the police in Mexico City resigns after a series of often violent protests in the capital over the abduction of 43 students in Guerrero state.

Haiti hit by anti-government clashes

December 5, 2014 - 8:27pm
Thousands of anti-government protesters clash with police in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, calling for overdue elections to be held.

In pictures: Bolivia's 'death road'

December 5, 2014 - 8:15pm
Cycling down the plunging curves of Bolivia's 'road of death'

Kenya bus attack survivor: 'I played dead'

December 5, 2014 - 8:07pm
The distressing story of surviving a militant bus shooting in Kenya

Shops' disability access 'shocking'

December 5, 2014 - 7:42pm
Thousands of shops have failed to adapt their premises for disabled customers, with a fifth excluding wheelchair users, research finds.