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California 'torture parents' plead not guilty
The parents of 13 emaciated siblings who were found shackled to their beds have pleaded not guilty to charges of abuse, torture and imprisonment.
Boris Johnson floats idea of Channel 'bridge' at UK-France summit
Boris Johnson floated the idea of building another transport link across the Channel during a UK-France summit, it has emerged.
Blood test for cancer detects eight different types of tumour
The medical holy grail of a blood test for cancer has moved a step closer after a US trial of a new technique detected eight different kinds of tumour.
Land speed record holder killed in helicopter crash
A British-born land speed record holder has died in a helicopter crash in New Mexico.
Baby dies after car hits Copacabana Beach crowd
A baby has died and at least 15 people have been injured after a car ploughed into a crowd at Rio's Copacabana beach.
NHS faces 'endemic, unsustainable' financial problems, says National Audit Office
The NHS faces unsustainable, endemic financial problems despite a series of one-off payments intended to stabilise services.
Major search under way for two fishermen after boat capsizes in Loch Fyne
A major search and rescue operation has been launched for two fishermen in Scotland after their vessel capsized.
Serial killer suspect 'killed nine in three weeks including his own mother'
A suspected serial killer shot and killed nine people, including his own mother, police believe.
Mystery celebrity spends £25,000 on legal costs after unknown blackmailer claims to have information about a 'very serious' criminal offence
An unnamed celebrity has spent £25,000 on legal costs after receiving a mystery blackmail attempt.
Dementia patients use virtual reality to relive famous 1950s moment
A virtual reality project is helping elderly people with dementia by recreating moments from the 1950s.