Random House has backtracked on its agreement to pay for quotes from Joseph Goebbels' diaries, stating it felt it wrong to pay the estate of a Nazi war criminal
In 2000 Robert Fidler, pictured here with his wife Linda, started slowly building his dream house
Robert Fidler hoped to exploit a planning loophole that would allow building to remain after four years
The Italian city of Lecce has given up more of it's historical riches
Owner found so much archaeological treasure buried beneath his property that he now has a museum
Police are searching for 26-year-old Peter Fox in connection with his family members' deaths
Officers are warning the public not to approach Peter Fox after discovery of bodies
Waheed Ahmed, the son of a Labour councillor in Rochdale, on a bus after leaving a police station in Hatay, April 12
Councillor's son among group freed from custody
A censored version of the image Kristen Lindsey posted and a still from a video of the cat, Tiger, uploaded by its owner
Kristen Lindsey wrote: 'My first bow kill.. lol'
National guard have 'stained themselves with the blood of women, children and the elderly during their punitive operations', says Russian foreign minister
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Weather expected to cool, with further cloud cover, towards the end of next week
Lenny Madarski, 68, claimed he was 'stabbed' with the pen but did not press charges
Passenger fell asleep before takeoff
Ian Gibson was killed when an elephant charged at him during a hunt
Ian Gibson was one of the most experienced hunters in Africa
Insects worth $92,000
Lord Macdonald, the former director of public prosecutions
Lord Macdonald says payments can be 'appropriate' and in the public interest
Problems could scare off Chinese state investors set to cover part of £14bn Hinkley project cost
A lethal injection chamber
Nitrogen will be user where other methods are unavailable
The FBI announced the cracking of a clandestine Russian spy ring that had been operating in New York City (Getty)
People run for cover after an explosion in Jalalabad on April 18, 2015
Motorcyclists rammed into state employees queuing to collect wages
Titti La Camp addresses the demonstration
Black Cap regulars say their heritage and culture is being 'steamrollered over in the name of greed'
A man believed to be Sevdet Besim in a picture posted on Instagram in October 2014
Five teens arrested in Australia over 'Isis-inspired attack'
Trinity Culley had been sneakily watching One Born Every Minute
Victim claims she is capable of perfectly remembering every physical space that she encounters
Pollsters say that only 4 per cent of voters matter
They say 'None have the right to legislate except Allah'

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'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
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Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
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Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

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