An elaborately decorated gourd thought to contain the blood of French King Louis XVI may not be authentic, scientists say.
Thousands of Ethiopian Jews have been left disappointed by an Israeli government decision to end a 30-year-old programme that saw tens thousands of Ethiopian Jews airlifted to the Holy Land.
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The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
Oklahoma's high court rules two on death row have no right to learn the source of the lethal injection drugs, clearing the way for their execution.
A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.
Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah remains the frontrunner with 80% of votes counted, although a run-off vote next month is expected.
New net neutrality rules will be published next month with some saying FCC will end principle of equal traffic for all.
Standard Life Investments, a key institutional shareholder, votes against Barclays' plan to award higher bonuses to bankers despite a 30% fall in profits.
General Motors sees first quarter profits hit by a $1.3bn charge to cover the cost of a huge recall of cars over defective ignition switches
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells the phone-hacking trial he regrets his decision to expose David Blunkett's affair in the paper.
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Pakistan fighter jets target compounds thought to be hideouts for militants connected to a recent series of attacks in the country, officials say.
A dozen previously unknown works created by Andy Warhol have been recovered from 30-year-old Amiga disks.
Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.
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Indonesia's top general tries to smash his "luxury" watch on the floor to prove he really collects fakes.
The lethal realities of life in Virunga National Park are the subject of a British documentary which has just had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.