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Fifa vice-president Michel Platini could be facing a life ban from football, according to his lawyer.
A judgement which ordered Facebook to remove cookies in Belgium or face fines is held up while court documents are translated.
The scene of Jeremy Clarkson's infamous fracas with a Top Gear producer has been commemorated with a plaque at a Yorkshire Hotel.
The Amazon.com entrepreneur Jeff Bezos flies his New Shepard spaceship again, and this time proclaims a complete success.
Encryption is essential to "safety and security", say technology industry giants.
Prince Charles laments the “economic invisibility of nature” and calls on business leaders to act now to save the world’s natural capital.
All Highland Council offices and schools could be closed from lunchtime on Fridays under proposals aimed at saving the local authority money.
French police examine what appears to be a suicide bomb belt dumped on a Paris street following attacks that killed 130 people.
The first poster advertising the next series of Game of Thrones appears to suggest the character Jon Snow will return after he was murdered in the finale of the previous series.
Teenager Kayleigh Haywood, whose body was found near a lake after going missing in Leicestershire, died from head and facial injuries, an inquest hears.
David Haye will make his return to boxing against Australian heavyweight Mark de Mori in London on 16 January.
Brinn Bevan suffers a double leg break while vaulting, putting his hopes of competing at the Rio 2016 Olympics in doubt.
Police searching for missing eighteen-year-old Sheffield student Caroline Everest find a woman’s body in a river.
Author Anthony Burgess will be honoured in his home city of Manchester after a £40,000 art prize was given to two artists to pay tribute to the writer.
Jaguar Land Rover is set to hire hundreds of new workers as the car manufacturer announces plans to double the size of its factory near Wolverhampton.
Tim Muffett looks at why more people do not car share with their colleagues to get to and from work.
The majority of child sex abuse is carried out by family or friends and up to 85% is unreported, the children's commissioner suggests.
Lord Ashdown accuses the government of failing to put pressure on Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states which he said were funding jihadism.
A woman whose grandfather filmed the assassination of John F Kennedy on a home movie sues the US government for its return.
Yogita Limaye reports from Anand, the town in Gujarat unofficially dubbed India's surrogacy hub.