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A mayor in southern Brazil says his city may drop out of June's football World Cup if the state assembly does not pass key legislation this week.
A 25-year-old man is arrested by police investigating the disappearance of Fife teenager Hazel North.
The Uzbek president's daughter smuggles a letter to the BBC
A passenger train at Chicago O'Hare International Airport derails while apparently travelling too fast and hurtles up an escalator, injuring 32 people.
A court in Egypt sentences to death 528 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on charges including murder.
Authorities in the US state of Washington have found six more bodies after Saturday's huge landslide, bringing the number known to have been killed to 14, say police.
Ex-US President Jimmy Carter says he hand-writes letters to foreign leaders in an effort to evade what he described as pervasive surveillance.
Neil Warnock rejects the chance to succeed Billy Davies as manager of Championship side Nottingham Forest.
Russia expects investors to move up to $70bn (£42bn) of assets out of the country in the first three months of this year.
The G8 summit will not take place in Russia this year, UK Prime Minister David Cameron says.
The chief executive of Aberdeen City Council Valerie Watts is to leave her post for a new job in Northern Ireland.
Comedian and actor Ricky Gervais has attended the London premiere of Muppets Most Wanted.
Five former employees of disgraced Wall Street financier Bernard Madoff are found guilty of conspiring to help him carry out his Ponzi scheme.
Hundreds of people have gathered in Zagan, Poland, to remember the allied prisoners of war who died in The Great Escape of World War Two.
The story of the missing Malaysian airliner on Twitter
A chair of school governors denies he was involved in an anonymous letter outlining an alleged plot to oust head teachers in Birmingham.
Rioting erupts outside a building in Nigeria dubbed the "House of Horror", after human remains were found there.
Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs are both cleared after Gibbs was sent off mistakenly at Chelsea.
G7 talks in the Hague must surely be seen as a milestone
A police riot van "catapulted" over a car in south-east London injuring six people, Scotland Yard confirms.