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Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will allow Caterham to miss the next two Formula 1 grands prix to focus on finding a buyer.
Envelopes containing an unknown yellow powder have been sent to five consulates in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say.
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
David Cameron insists the UK will not pay £1.7bn demanded by the EU - but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says the bill should not have come as a surprise.
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Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces "major reforms" to funding for military accommodation will increase rents.
New video footage show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
The United States will investigate "extremely serious allegations" that militant group Islamic State used chlorine gas against Iraqi police officers.
A lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.
Coventry is to become the first UK city for years to stage competitive motor-sport on public roads.
Police say birds of prey found dead in Ross-shire were probably accidentally poisoned as they make a fresh appeal for information.
Police who investigated the "modern day slavery" case of a vulnerable man found working unpaid on a farm, say they are looking for other missing men.
Eleven people fell seriously ill in Brazil after eating a deadly puffer fish for lunch, it was reported.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he is getting professional help as he seeks to overcome an "impulse" to bite opponents.
Rwanda suspends BBC broadcasts in the Kinyarwanda language with immediate effect because of a controversial documentary about the 1994 genocide.
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A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a £1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.
The investigation into alleged inspection irregularities at three Norfolk schools will be reviewed by an "independent figure", says Ofsted.