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Thames Valley Police believe a Northampton man who was found guilty of rape and knowingly infecting a woman with HIV is in Zimbabwe.
More than 150 weapons are handed over to police during a two-week amnesty.
Some of the best Scrabble players from over 120 countries are in London competing to become World Champion and win a share of the prize money.
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for £1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.
Mike Bushell has been to visit one British couple who will be going for gold in a motorsport event taking place 600m above earth - aerobatics
Human rights group Amnesty International has released software to stop governments learning secrets from your computer.
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.
Papers examine what UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election means for Labour and the Conservatives, and preview Claudia Winkleman's return to Strictly Come Dancing.
At least 14 people are injured in a suspected gas explosion which has led to the evacuation of a central London hotel, ambulance officials say.
Snowfall in the north-east of the US is subsiding, forecasters say, but there is now a threat of flooding from rain at the weekend as the snow melts.
The moment a 100-year-old American woman, Ruby Holt, sees the ocean for the first time.
Labour urges the government to ensure people taking advantage of new pension freedoms next April are not ripped off by financial firms.
Activists from the Occupy London protest group are stopped by police from setting up a camp on Parliament Square.
Heavy drinking, a jealous husband and Under Milk Wood
The blind revolutionary nobody remembers
The nature of war has changed, says Jonathan Marcus, and military might is no longer a guarantee of success.
Will Gompertz looks at whether an "artistic statue" of Kim Karsdashian's bottom would be art or not
Pole-dancers have been practising in the streets in Buenos Aires ahead of the South American Pole-Dancing Championships, which start on Saturday.
Mexico's government vows to take action on the rule of law and restore credibility in institutions, after the disappearance of 43 students.
How to make it as a cinematographer