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Tiger Woods condemns "hurtful" jibe as Sergio Garcia apologises for what could be interpreted as a racist remark.
France reacts to far-right author's suicide
Ireland, criticised for its tax regime and Apple's arrangements in the country, calls for cross-border international co-operation over tax.
The inventor of the Gif image format says it should be pronounced Jif, despite what the Oxford English Dictionary says.
IMF says time to take stock
Gunmen burst into a brothel in eastern Baghdad, killing seven women and five men, in the latest violence in a week of bloodshed in Iraq.
Two Afghan interpreters on their hopes to leave
Microsoft faces a backlash from some gamers after it emerges the company may charge a fee to play pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console.
A man who tried to smuggle more than 700 rare and endangered corals and clams into the UK is jailed for six months.
David Cameron and Nick Clegg promise that the coalition will continue up until polling day in the 2015 general election.
Andrew Harding at how South Africa's economy is changing, as the Organisation of African Unity celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Manuel Pellegrini paves the way for a move to manage Manchester City after confirming he will leave Spanish club Malaga.
An inquiry into the death of a teenager on a school bus trip finds she may have lived if she had worn a seatbelt and the driver had travelled slower.
Mohammed Morsi calls for the people of Sinai to give up their arms after seven members of the Egyptian security forces abducted in the region are freed.
How much are police and crime commissioners costing?
Up to 600 Afghan interpreters who worked alongside British troops are set to be given the right to live in the UK, in an apparent climbdown by ministers.
Two nuns are cleared of assaulting girls in their care at an approved school in Renfrewshire.
A man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones told a court he had never had any sexual interest in young children.
A child sex abuser who was spared jail was not given an "unduly lenient" sentence, the solicitor general decides.
A witness for the prosecution in the Norman Moffatt murder trial has admitted she was addicted to prescription drugs when she said the accused made a confession to her.