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SA denies organising World Cup bribe 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 13:06:56 GMT 
    South African officials dismiss US allegations that a $10m (£6.5m) bribe was organised for top Fifa officials in order to host the 2010 World Cup.


Rinehart loses family trust battle 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:42 GMT 
    Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, loses control of the family trust to her daughter, after a long-running legal battle.


Frenchwoman jailed for man's torture 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 16:45:12 GMT 
    A 43-year-old woman who enslaved and abused her ex-boyfriend in her Paris flat for more than a year is jailed for 18 months.


Colombia Farc negotiator 'killed' 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 17:26:54 GMT 
    Colombia's largest rebel group says one of its peace negotiators, Jairo Martinez, was among 27 people killed in a bombing raid last week.


Al-Nusra 'told not to attack West' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 10:03:02 GMT 
    Al-Qaeda has ordered its affiliate in Syria not to use the country to launch attacks on the West, the leader of al-Nusra Front says.


Fifa's Blatter defies calls to quit 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 15:04:31 GMT 
    Fifa president Sepp Blatter tells an emergency meeting he will not quit, amid growing political pressure over a corruption scandal.


Rail workers to strike twice in June 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 15:33:18 GMT 
    Rail workers in the RMT union are to hold 24-hour and 48-hour strikes next month, after rejecting a pay offer from Network Rail.


Galloway to run for London mayor 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 17:36:05 GMT 
    Controversial former MP George Galloway says he will seek election as the next mayor of London.


Food bug 'found in 73% of chickens' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 17:18:10 GMT 
    Nearly three-quarters of fresh shop-bought chickens test positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in year-long study.


Syria girls have 'contacted family' 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 15:16:06 GMT 
    Three schoolgirls from London who are feared to have joined Islamic State in Syria have made contact with their families, their lawyer says.


In pictures: Edinburgh Fringe poster contest 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 11:06:41 GMT 
    Who won? The official poster for the 2015 festival


Eurovision Song Contest: In pictures 
  Sun, 24 May 2015 01:06:11 GMT 
    Party time at the 60th song contest in Vienna


In pictures: Inside an Indian high court 
  Wed, 27 May 2015 01:22:22 GMT 
    Rare access - an Indian high court at work


Fish, fruit and veg in S Korea's markets 
  Tue, 26 May 2015 02:03:23 GMT 
    Ben Weller has been taking pictures of South Korea's markets


Your pictures: Looking in 
  Thu, 21 May 2015 08:19:24 GMT 
    Readers' images on the theme of looking in
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