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Daughters of South African ex-leader Nelson Mandela reportedly go to court to oust three aides including lawyer George Bizos from companies linked to him.
Dutch authorities say some 50,000 tonnes of meat sold as beef across Europe since January 2011 may have contained horsemeat.
David Cameron calls Baroness Thatcher an "extraordinary leader and an extraordinary woman", during a specially convened session of Parliament.
Two US senators strike a bipartisan deal to expand background checks on gun buyers, boosting White House hopes for a firearms control law.
A supporters' group takeover of Portsmouth is given the go-ahead after a High Court hearing.
US President Barack Obama unveils a $3.77tn (£2.4tn) budget that proposes fresh taxes on the wealthy along with cuts to benefit programmes.
England skipper Steven Gerrard says Roy Hodgson's side face a "big challenge" to qualify for the 2014 World Cup.
Professor Sir Robert Edwards, whose work led to the world's first test-tube baby in 1978, dies at the age of 87.
Players and officials found guilty of racist behaviour could be banned for 10 matches as part of new plans proposed by Uefa.
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A neighbour is accused of killing five members of the same family by deliberately starting a fire in a row over a pushchair.
A community cooker heated by burning rubbish is helping to improve lives in a town in Kenya.
Many of Egypt's Coptic Christians do not believe President Mohammed Morsi can protect them from the more radical Muslim groups in Egypt, the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil tells Lyse Doucet.
One of the world's most visited museums, the Louvre in Paris, has been closed for the day as staff protest over intimidation by pickpockets.
The leader of the al-Nusra Front, one of the main jihadist groups fighting in Syria, pledges allegiance to the chief of al-Qaeda.
A man found guilty of murdering Mexican crime journalist Regina Martinez in 2012 is sentenced to 38 years in jail, but her colleagues doubt his guilt.
Sir Mark Thatcher says his family have been "overwhelmed" by messages of condolence from the public after his mother's death.
The World Trade Organization cuts its trade growth forecast for 2013 because of risks from protectionism and the eurozone crisis.
Scientists say they have found a new target to beat breast cancer - male hormones like testosterone.
The European Commission has warned that Spain and Slovenia must quickly address the "imbalances" in their economies.