The parents of brain tumour patient Ashya King are being released in Spain, according to family members.

Cliff Richard aims to avoid search row

Pop star Cliff Richard will not become “embroiled” in a row between police and the BBC over coverage of the search of his home, his lawyers have said.

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US reporter 'beheaded by IS militants'

An internet video has been released purporting to show the beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

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Girl who accidentally killed shooting instructor said Uzi was too much for her

A nine-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her ...

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Prosecutors drop action against Ashya's parents

The parents of brain tumour patient Ashya King appear set to be reunited with their son after prosecutors dropped the case against them.

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BBC put police in 'very difficult position' over Cliff Richard case

The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has said the BBC put his force in “a very difficult position” over a planned search of Cliff Richard’s home.

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Lawyers seek to drop arrest warrant for Ashya's parents

Prosecutors are seeking to withdraw the arrest warrant for the parents of brain tumour patient Ashya King, a High Court judge in England has been told.

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Germany unveils memorial to Nazis' disabled victims

Germany has inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed “worthless”.

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Retweeting rape tweets to Labour MP was 'satire', claims blogger

A father today admitted sending a Labour MP in England rape messages after she backed a campaign to put Jane Austen on a banknote – but dismissed it as “a joke”.

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Call for Ashya action to be dropped as petition gets thousands of signatures

The council that began legal action after brain tumour patient Ashya King was removed from hospital without his doctors’ consent has joined mounting calls for extradition ...

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Ebola outbreak 'hits food prices'

Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers will not be able to access fields, a UN food agency has warned. ...

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Four Labour party members suspended over Rotherham abuse scandal

The Labour Party in Britain has suspended four members who held positions of authority at Rotherham Borough Council during the years in which hundreds of young people ...

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Syrian rebels holding Fijiian peacekeepers issue list of demands

Al Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, an official said today.

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Putin's Kiev remarks 'taken out of context'

A Russian official has complained that EU Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying that ...

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Family call for release of Ashya parents

The parents of five-year-old brain cancer patient Ashya King have spent another night away from their son as relatives and supporters continued to demand their release ...

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Amnesty: 'Gruesome' evidence of large-scale ethnic cleansing by IS

Amnesty International says it has uncovered "gruesome" evidence of ethnic cleansing in northern Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Competing British police forces 'harmed Madeleine hunt'

Competition between British police forces hindered the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and have had a long-term negative effect on the case, ...

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