The family of a black Texas woman found dead in her jail cell after her arrest for a minor traffic offence have filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
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A "Godfather" of football hooliganism has been banned from every professional ground for five years.
The European aerospace giant Airbus has filed patents for a new supersonic jet that bears a strong resemblance to Concorde.
People are being told to keep away from cheap booze after police uncovered an illegal alcohol factory which may have sold counterfeit and potentially "toxic" vodka.
Some 13,000 residents are leaving their homes as nearly two dozen wildfires rage across drought-parched California.
The bodies of three of Osama bin Laden's relatives were "incinerated" when their private jet nosedived into a car auction site, a coroner has said.
Russia has submitted a bid for control of vast territories in the Arctic to the United Nations, its foreign ministry has confirmed.
Six people have appeared in court in connection with the murder of 16-year-old Becky Watts.
Gale force winds have prevented a passenger ferry from leaving Holyhead, on the Isle of Anglesey.
US-led airstrikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have killed at least 459 civilians in the last year, according to a report.
Four police forces have confirmed they are investigating claims of child sex abuse against the former prime minister Sir Edward Heath.
Two people are dead and three others wounded after sporadic shooting began at a Toronto nightclub.
Two lorries crashed and caught fire on the A1 in Leicestershire, sending thick plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky and closing the road.
Two people have been arrested after a four-year-old boy was left needing surgery following a dog attack in Wigan.
British tourists finally have something to be grateful for after delays in Kent and strike action in France as the soaring pound has pushed down the price of holidaying in the eurozone.
Dairy farmers are bracing themselves for further lowering of the wholesale price of milk - and they've promised more direct action as the industry slides into crisis.
A school security officer and a county sheriff's office have been sued for putting two Kentucky elementary school children in handcuffs.
The head of South Africa's second largest opposition party, and President Jacob Zuma's most vocal critic, has had corruption charges dramatically thrown out of court.
Russia has expelled a Swedish diplomat - apparently in retaliation for a similar move by authorities in Stockholm.
The mother and grandmother of murdered schoolgirl Tia Sharp are to stand trial over an alleged attack in a supermarket carpark.
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