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Louis van Gaal wants England boss Roy Hodgson to clarify comments made about left-back Luke Shaw's fitness.
Nato has accused Russia of blatantly violating Ukraine's sovereignty by sending troops and weapons over the border.
An eruption near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano that briefly threatened air travel has ended, local officials say.
A major police search is under way for a five-year old boy with a brain tumour - who was taken from hospital by his parents, without doctors' approval.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two-year loan deal, subject to agreeing personal terms.
A former US navy sailor who led a spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison medical centre at the age of 77.
How your landlord could soon be a corporate brand
A search for a 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea off Anglesey has been called off overnight due to the darkness.
Senegal's health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.
The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final version.
In a camp for Yazidi refugees, near what was the Iraqi-Syrian border, the father who had to abandon his disabled child has learned that his son has died.
A Somerset museum has been given three World War One medals, 100 years to the day after the soldier who earned them was killed in action.
Why home-based talent should follow Ashley Cole's lead and play abroad earlier in their footballing career.
Ten people are jailed after attempting to smuggle millions of pounds worth of cocaine in crates of bananas and pineapples.
Obama's gaffe on Islamic State reveals political truth
Alex Hales says captain Alastair Cook is the "right guy at the top of the order" ahead of the third ODI against India.
A judge criticises a lawyer for looking like "something out of Harry Potter" in court.
Watch as Michael Eilberg and Half Moon Delphi impress the crowd at the World Equestrian Games with a freestyle dressage routine sound tracked by Shakira.
A 23-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.
A cyclist hopes to become the first British man to complete a gruelling mountain bike race over the Himalayas.