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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been heckled at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Okinawa.
The US is to deploy tanks, armoured vehicles and artillery in a number of European nations, amid Nato concerns over Russia's role in Ukraine.
The crew of an Italian cargo ship stranded at Newport docks for more than three months can now return home, a union says.
Syria's economic output has shrunk by up to 60% since the conflict began, according to estimates in a new report released by British think-tank Chatham House.
A man accused of trying to murder a trainee dentist in an apparent race revenge attack "acted like a lunatic" as he hacked his victim with a machete, a court hears.
Patsy Cline becomes the first Country star to return to the stage as a hologram using the same technology which digitally resurrected artists from Tupac Shakur to Liberace.
A huge fire destroys much of East Africa's biggest second-hand clothing market in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, officials say.
The "creaking and outdated" justice system in England and Wales is letting down the poorest and needs overhaul, new Justice Secretary Michael Gove says.
Financial regulators announce new rules governing bankers' bonuses in an attempt to "rebuild public trust in financial services".
Footage of a drunk man being arrested on a plane at Gatwick Airport after he sexually assaulted a female member of cabin crew is released by police.
Stuart Lancaster says he is "surprised" and "disappointed" at the withdrawal of David Strettle from the England World Cup squad.
Footage has been released by police of a man arrested on a plane at Gatwick after sexually assaulting a female member of the cabin crew while drunk.
Three men are arrested on suspicion of murder following a house fire that killed three people in Derbyshire.
An infant school says staff and pupils are "deeply saddened" and are being supported after two sisters die when a car struck their family.
IBM's cognitive computer Watson is making its AI-created recipe app live for the public to use.
More than two hours passed before a soldier spotted a reservist on a fatal SAS selection exercise had stopped moving, an inquest hears.
England's former chief inspector of schools Sir Chris Woodhead has died.
Skinny jeans can seriously damage muscles and nerves, doctors say, citing the case of a woman who had to be cut out of a pair after her calves ballooned.
Channel 4 commissions a full series of Chris Evans' anarchic chat show TFI Friday following its one-off revival earlier this month.