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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.


Concern over Mers spread in S Korea 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 18:21:12 GMT 
    Concern is growing in South Korea over the spread of the Mers virus after a man defied quarantine to travel to China.


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.


Venezuela and Rosneft agree oil deal 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 15:35:08 GMT 
    Venezuela and Russian oil giant Rosneft agree to invest $14bn (£9.2) in Venezuela's oil and gas sector, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro says.


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.


US lighthouse moves inland 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 15:27:17 GMT 
    The Gay Head Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, its being moved inland on Thursday to avoid falling into the Atlantic ocean.


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.


Murder weapon discovered in museum 
  Thu, 28 May 2015 21:00:10 GMT 
    An assault rifle used in seven unsolved murders has been discovered on public display at the Imperial War Museum.


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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