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Pop star to appear in court on 10 March over allegations
The controversial pop star is also facing charges of driving under the influence in Florida and is under investigation for vandalism in LA
Two Britons are among a group of 20 journalists working for Al-Jazeera facing criminal trial in Egypt on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist organisation – the latest press crackdown in a country which is facing growing instability.
White House staff must now review the request and issue an official statement
UPDATE: Experts say the cruise liner, adrift in the north Atlantic, may have succumbed to stormy weather conditions
The man who pays his way
A shipment of genetically modified tomato juice designed to boost health benefits is on its way to the UK for testing.
Regular readers will recall my articles about overseas pensioners and the anger felt by around half a million of them who have had their state pensions frozen.
When the athletes march into the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics next month, one flag you won't be seeing is the green, white, and saffron of India. Four Indian skiers will be participating in the games as independent athletes, but they won't be able to formally represent their country, since the Indian Olympic Association has been suspended by the International Olympic Committee since 2012.
In happier times, the MV Lyubov Orlova was a pleasure ship, a cruiser accustomed to taking well-heeled Russian holidaymakers on adventure tours around the Arctic. Today, that same 295ft ship is bobbing somewhere off the coast of Ireland, its only passengers a horde of disease-ridden rats.
Semi-final thrashing came after Na saw off 19-year-old sensation Eugenie Bouchard with the pair set to collide on Saturday
In Canada it is perfectly legal to acquire a firearm and bullets. But Marmite and Irn-Bru are apparently a threat to the nation’s health after the Canadian food watchdog banned some of Britain’s most popular exports from supermarket shelves.
Training against their male peers has given Britain’s female contingent an extra edge going into Sochi – raising hopes of the team’s best return since 1936
A minimum target of three medals has been set - with as many as seven a possibility
Even their own coach says he would only wear them at ‘a bad-taste party’
The defending champion was beaten by Agnieszka Radwanska