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A guest house landlady in Bridlington who was found dead in one of her rooms died from a single stab wound to the chest, police say.
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.
Authorities in New York are investigating who raised two large white flags on the towers of the Brooklyn Bridge early on Tuesday.
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
Police appeal for witnesses to the unexplained death of a man whose burned body was found under a railway archway in north London.
US and European airlines suspend flights into Israel's Ben Gurion airport after Israeli police confirmed that a rocket landed one mile away.
The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.
Relatives of soldiers killed in Israel in the on-going fighting with Palestinians have spoken to the BBC as the UN secretary-general calls for an end to the conflict.
Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both hit doubles as Celtic outclass KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield in the Champions League.
Anne Wright grew up during the dying days of British rule in India
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia will be towed to its home port Genoa, where it will then be scrapped.
British air accident investigators will retrieve data from the black boxes of crashed flight MH17, says Prime Minister David Cameron.
Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
Young couples who send explicit pictures of each other are threatened with prosecution under child sex laws.
Gold medal hope Fred Evans is out of Glasgow 2014 as Team Wales suffer yet another major setback in the build-up.
A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
A postman in Maltby discovers a rabbit inside a postbox in a "silly prank" after it was stolen from its owner.
Millions watch video poking fun at Kim Jong-un
Media organisations from across the world are converged on Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games.
David Cameron has said female genital mutilation (FGM) and childhood forced marriage should be stopped worldwide "within this generation".