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Bill Cosby is a 'sexually violent predator', judge rules

The label means Cosby, 81, must undergo counselling for life and appear on the sex offenders' registry. READ MORE

South Africa's Mbeki blasts ANC for becoming 'black party'

South Africa's ex-President Thabo Mbeki says his party has abandoned non-racialism over land reform. READ MORE

McDonald's pranksters hail 'dream' $50,000 reward

Two friends who hung a poster of themselves up in their local McDonalds to make a point about Asian representation have been rewarded with with $25,000 each. READ MORE

First street sexual harassment fine imposed in France

A man is given a 300-euro (£270) fine for sexual aggression under a new law against street harassment. READ MORE

'Spiderman' balcony rescue: Father of dangling child given suspended sentence

The man who left the four-year-old unattended is given a three-month suspended sentence. READ MORE

Trump: US stronger, safer, richer

Donald Trump tells the UN he has done more in under two years than almost any prior president. READ MORE

Elderly Spanish couple found in Oviedo park after flat eviction

Housing campaigners say the couple's vulnerability was ignored by a Spanish court. READ MORE

Beluga whale spotted in the Thames off Gravesend

Marine life rescuers are asking the public not to get too close and to watch it from the shore. READ MORE

L'Origine du Monde: Mystery Courbet nude uncovered 150 years on

A French literary expert says a ballet dancer was the subject of Courbet's L'Origine du Monde. READ MORE

Antonio Giovinazzi: Italian to partner Kimi Raikkonen at Sauber next season

Sauber sign Italian Antonio Giovinazzi to partner Kimi Raikkonen next season, with Marcus Ericsson becoming the team's third driver. READ MORE

India court rules lesbian couple can live together

It is thought to be the first such case since gay sex was decriminalised earlier this month. READ MORE

Sinkholes force Gaelic football club out of home

A Gaelic football team says their ground is a "non-runner" after a disused mine collapsed. READ MORE