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David Cameron has led dozens of international tributes to Nelson Mandela, who has died in South Africa aged 95.
A couple and four children who went missing in freezing conditions in northern Nevada have been found alive and well.
A specialist liver surgeon has been suspended over the "avoidable deaths" of eight patients in south Wales.
The new chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) suffered a huge blow on Tuesday when his finance chief quit less than 10 weeks after he joined its board.
The trailer for the sci-fi reboot of Godzilla has been revealed, almost 60 years after the iconic Japanese film hit the big screen.
Justin Bieber has visited young survivors of the deadly Typhoon which devastated the Philippines - and urged his millions of fans to help.
Eleanor Parker, who played the scheming baroness in love with Baron von Trapp in The Sound Of Music, has died aged 91.
Award-winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio is starting a motor racing team to compete in the new all-electric Formula E series.
Manchester City staged a thrilling comeback to beat Bayern Munich 3-2 in Germany, but it was not enough to clinch top spot in Group D.
A 1-0 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk saw Manchester United stop the rot at Old Trafford and top their UEFA Champions League group.
England team director Andy Flower has taken issue with the "simplistic" notion that his team lack the will to succeed in the Ashes.
Football Association general secretary Alex Horne has admitted the game has a lot to learn from other sports when it comes to combating match-fixing and spot-fixing.
British and US spies infiltrated online game worlds, such as World Of Warcraft, believing that terrorists could be using them to communicate with each other, according to new claims.
Lord Of The Rings fans wanting to get an authentic taste of the Shire should consider a move to Lincolnshire or Leicestershire - or even Belarus, according to weather experts.
A new breed of cockroach that can withstand cold temperatures and had never been seen before in the US has moved to New York.
A Wendy's employee who dropped a partially smoked joint into a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession.
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Peter the elephant joins in on a blues piano duet. Watch the incredible video here!
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A whopping 79% of women lie to their friends and family about the real reason they can’t go out on the town.
According to one in ten men a man's place is now well and truly in the kitchen.
Research has revealed that 85% of British men dream of an easy life.
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