In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.
The US secretary of state says talks in Vienna will focus on "driving towards" a nuclear deal with Iran as diplomats brace for tough negotiation.
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high-profile court case.
The Duchess of Alba, Spain's richest woman and one of its most flamboyant and eccentric figures, has died in Seville aged 88.
Sheffield United announce they have retracted their offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans use their training facilities.
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Republicans say they will do whatever it takes to halt a White House plan to use an executive order to prevent millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States from being deported.
Wigan owner Dave Whelan is accused of anti-Semitism over comments to a national newspaper in defence of boss Malky Mackay.
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate reports into alleged World Cup corruption.
Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch.
The Kenyan government orders an investigation after more than 12,000 false names were found on its workers' payroll.
Google and patent consortium Rockstar - which includes Apple as an investor - agree to settle a patent litigation suit.
Executives from three US banks are being questioned by senators over accusations the banks engaged in unfair trading practices relating to several commodities.
White House press secretary Josh Earnest pointed the finger squarely at House Republicans on Thursday for President Obama's decision to take executive action on immigration reform
Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the possibility of granting pardons to two of the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists is being considered.
A Swedish appeals court upholds an arrest warrant against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, wanted for questioning in a sexual assault case.
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Moeen Ali will open the batting with England captain Alastair Cook in Friday's warm-up for the one-day series against Sri Lanka.
The doctor and father of a 13-year-old who died after allegedly undergoing female genital mutilation are cleared in a landmark trial in Egypt.
Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.