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Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.
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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.
Coronation Street actress Barbara Knox, who plays Rita Tanner in the ITV soap opera, denies a drinking and driving charge in court.
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.
Rangers are in a "fragile" financial state and would not survive a second administration, a club shareholder tells BBC Scotland.
Complaints about sound problems on BBC costume drama Jamaica Inn jump to almost 2,200 as the final instalment is screened.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.
Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs of rises in certain categories, according to police figures.
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.
Shares in French engineering company Alstom jump after a report that US multinational General Electric is in talks to buy Alstom for $13bn.
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.
Kenyan Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o, 31, is named the world's most beautiful person for 2014 by the US People magazine.
An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.
A judge dismisses Quentin Tarantino's attempt to sue gossip website Gawker for $1m for helping to leak his The Hateful Eight screenplay.
The Ukrainian government says it has won back control of the city hall in the eastern port of Mariupol from pro-Russian separatists.
Three American medical staff are shot dead by a security guard at a hospital in the Afghan capital, Kabul, officials say.
The South Korean school devastated by the loss of many of its students in a ferry disaster last week starts to hold classes again.