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A man is killed in a machete attack and two suspects shot by police in London, with footage emerging of a man with bloodied hands shouting political statements near the scene.
US Attorney General Eric Holder confirms four American citizens have been killed in US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan since 2009.
The mayor of the tornado-devastated town of Moore in Oklahoma vows to push for a new law on shelters, after Monday's deadly twister.
An electrician and his wife had a shock when they received a mobile phone bill for £163,000, then fought for months to have the debt cleared. BBC Watchdog investigated
David Cameron hails an EU agreement to close tax loopholes as a "turning point", as Google's boss urges politicians to "sort" the system.
A Florida man was shot and killed as he became violent while being questioned by Boston bombing investigators, FBI officials say.
South Africa's main opposition party condemns as a cover-up an official probe into the use of a military base for an Indian society wedding.
The Royal Glamorgan hospital in Llantrisant could stop treating the most serious accident and emergency cases as part of a major NHS shake-up in south Wales.
A man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones told a "complex web of lies" about her death, the prosecution says.
A man who killed a couple when he knocked them off their tandem bike in Bristol is jailed for 10 years.
By a wide margin, Los Angeles elects its first Jewish mayor, Eric Garcetti, a 42-year-old three-term city councilman.
A man has died and two are injured after police responded to a reported machete attack in south-east London.
Up to 20 people are to lose their jobs at Britvic in Belfast after the soft drinks company announced it was to close its factory.
Researchers suggest students in Scotland could be "squeezed out" if there is a yes vote on independence and the free tuition system continues.
EU leaders say they are committed to tackling tax evasion and will push for global action to curb banking secrecy.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Lebanon's Hezbollah and Iran are perpetuating President Bashar al-Assad's "campaign of terror" in Syria.
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's rugby player son Rohitha is investigated for allegedly assaulting a referee.
There are boos and walk-outs for Ryan Gosling's film Only God Forgives at Cannes, but it still earns some five-star reviews.
Jockey Eddie Ahern is banned for 10 years after being found guilty of corruption by the BHA, while Neil Clement receives a 15-year ban.
Fungi live all over the human body but their favourite spots are the heel, under toenails and between the toes, according to a US study.