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Woman jailed for false rape claim against soldier

Rebecca Palmer launched a "malicious campaign" after a soldier rejected her, the CPS says.

Titanic letter expected to fetch £80,000

American businessman Oscar Holverson wrote the letter to his mother.

New Great Western Railway trains fixed after software upgrade

Four trains were removed from service on Wednesday due to glitches such as leaking air-con units.

Chippenham flat blast gas leak theory investigated

A man is in a critical condition in hospital following the explosion at a flat in Chippenham.

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Afghan suicide mosque attacks kill scores of worshippers

Some 60 people are killed as worshippers are targeted in two separate attacks on mosques.

Iraq Kurds: Army claims full control of Kirkuk province

Kurdish forces have not confirmed reports that they have given up the last area under their control.

Malawi cracks down on 'vampire' lynch mobs

Some 140 arrests are made over deadly attacks on people accused of sucking their victims' blood.

King Felipe VI says Catalonia 'will remain' Spanish

King Felipe VI says Spain will solve the crisis through democratic institutions.