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A man is killed in a crash on the Killowen Road in County Down.
Mahela Jayawardene is in talks over a role as a batting consultant during England's series against Pakistan in the UAE.
A former airport in Kent is to be used as an emergency lorry park as cross-Channel disruption continues, the government announces.
A man in California has a lucky escape as a policeman drags him from a railway line, moments before a train ploughs into his car.
Manchester United should "rectify" their lack of a senior women's team, says sports minister Tracey Crouch.
The pass mark for the new Higher Maths exam was adjusted to 34% amid concerns it was "too difficult", it emerges.
The German justice minister demands the sacking of the chief prosecutor over a treason investigation into the website Netzpolitik.org.
One of the UK's most senior chief constables says tracing runaway teenagers takes up too much police time and is a job for social workers.
Labour must "end the madness" of recent weeks over Jeremy Corbyn's candidacy and choose Yvette Cooper as its next leader, Alan Johnson says.
A German conservative MP, Martin Patzelt, is looking after two Eritrean refugees in his home and helping them find jobs.
Thousands of people in the US state of California are evacuated as fire crews battle a string of wildfires brought on by years of drought.
Danny Cipriani will be available for the World Cup after being re-bailed following his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving.
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A new lawsuit has alleged that school officials in Kentucky improperly restrained schoolchildren, causing them physical and emotional pain.
The driver of a bin lorry which crashed in Glasgow denied having a history of blackouts after the incident which claimed six lives.
Britain's James Guy wins 200m freestyle gold at the World Swimming Championships while Adam Peaty sets new 50m breaststroke record.
Sarah used to runaway from home, but now says she did not understand the dangers.
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Amnesty International accuses Sudan's army of committing war crimes by bombing and shelling civilian areas in its South Kordofan region.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson shrugs off the persistent barracking he is receiving from England supporters in the Ashes.