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A California jury has found that a venture capital firm did not discriminate against a female employee in a closely watched case in Silicon Valley.
Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev is struck by a flare as their Euro 2016 qualifier with Montenegro is abandoned.
Italy's top appeals court acquits Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007.
Militants storm a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, killing at least ten people including a senior diplomat.
Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition bomb Yemen for a third night, targeting Shia Houthi rebels as they advance in and around the port of Aden.
Harry Kane scores on his international debut as England beat Lithuania 4-0 for their fifth Euro 2016 qualifying win.
Northampton beat 14-man Wasps but their victory is soured by a worrying head injury suffered by Wales winger George North.
Four girls barred from travelling abroad attend the same east London school as three teenagers feared to already be in Syria, it is revealed.
Italy's top court is to rule whether to uphold the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of UK student Meredith Kercher.
Tim Cook criticises a 'religious freedom law' in the US state of Indiana, which it is argued could allow companies to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers.
US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko take off on a 12-month tour of duty on the International Space Station.
At least two people are missing and one other is unaccounted for after an explosion caused three Manhattan buildings to collapse.
The Conservatives are considering options for scrapping some benefits, the BBC learns - but the Tories say they are not party policy.
Activists are encouraging a boycott of Indiana after the US state enacted a "religious freedom" law which they say discriminates against gay people.
Fabian Cancellara is ruled out of the spring classics after breaking two vertebrae his lower back in the E3 Harelbeke.
Alps crash co-pilot Andreas Lubitz hid details of an existing illness from his employers, German prosecutors say.
Federal officials have charged a former Alabama police officer with violating the civil rights of an Indian man.
Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer, who was awarded the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature, dies at the age of 83.
Yemen's foreign minister says a "short, sharp" air campaign is needed against Houthi rebels who forced the president to flee abroad.
A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.