At least 17 people have been killed after an apartment building in Egypt’s capital collapsed.

Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson riots

US president Barack Obama has appealed for calm as enraged protesters set fire to buildings and cars and looted businesses after a grand jury decided not to indict ...

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Spy camera doctor admits string of voyeurism and pornography offences

A doctor in England who used hidden equipment to spy on patients has admitted a string of voyeurism, indecency and pornography offences.

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Questions for America after the Ferguson jury decision

Angry crowds have poured onto the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the death of an unarmed black ...

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Pope: Europe must accept immigrants

The Pope has called for Europe to craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying that thousands of refugees coming ashore need acceptance and assistance, not ...

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Rigby killing 'was not preventable'

Intelligence agencies in the UK could not prevent the murder of soldier Lee Rigby despite his killers featuring in a total of seven error-filled operations before ...

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Thousands rally across US after Ferguson ruling

Thousands of people rallied in cities across the US including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest over a grand jury’s decision not to ...

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Building with several unauthorised extra storeys collapses, killing 13

At least 13 people were killed when a seven-storey building collapsed in a Cairo suburb, Egyptian police officials have said.

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Police and protestors clash in Ferguson as Obama appeals for calm

Angry crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson within minutes of news that a grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the death of an unarmed ...

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Paedophile outs himself on TV

A self-confessed paedophile is to out himself in a British television documentary to ask for more help for people sexually attracted to children in a bid to stop ...

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Former Portuguese PM held in jail

A judge sent former Portuguese prime minister Jose Socrates to prison while the ex-leader fights accusations of corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud.

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Authorities begin clearing protest site in Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities began clearing away some barricades from part of a pro-democracy protest site in Mong Kok district, scene of previous violent confrontations ...

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Trouble erupts in Ferguson after jury decision

Police cars have been vandalised and several gunshots have been heard on the streets of Ferguson after the announcement that a white police officer will not be indicted ...

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Homosexual behaviour promotes human bonding, research suggests

Homosexual behaviour may have evolved to promote social bonding in humans, according to new research.

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Sting The Musical will soon feature the real Sting

Sting is to star in his own Broadway show.

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