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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the British government of siding with those he calls "terrorists" in the civil war which has engulfed his country.
A 3-year-old girl has been found alive after surviving sub zero temperatures in Poland overnight alongside her pet dog.
US President Barack Obama has signed into effect a wave of steep spending cuts which he has warned could damage the US economy.
The work of a controversial painter, well known for tackling subjects like homelessness and mental illness, is to go on show to members of the public.
A number of Britons have been hurt after the coach they were travelling in crashed in Kenya, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said.
As cardinals gear up to select the new head of the Catholic Church, preparations of a sartorial nature are well under way across the Atlantic.
Empty retail spaces across the UK are being converted into temporary squash courts.
A plan is being developed to allow cars to return to a pedestrian-only zone in the centre of Paisley.
A star honouring actor Richard Burton has been unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to one for Elizabeth Taylor, who he married twice.
French scientists have revealed the results of a nine month study on the heart of Richard I, or as he is better known Richard the Lionheart.
As the gun debate around automatic rifles continues in the United States, one company has decided to combat possible legislation by designing a gun that can be made at home.
A Florida man has disappeared into a 20ft-deep (6m) sinkhole that swallowed up a bedroom in his house.
It might only be March, but fans of the Christmas pantomime in York have queued for hours to get tickets for the 2013 show.
A Polish bus company has praised the actions of two female passengers riding on a bus near the town of Kiezmark, west of Gdansk, for stepping in when the driver passed out.
The parents of a five-year-old boy who spent some £1,700 playing games on their iPad have had their bill refunded.
An unmanned SpaceX Falcon rocket, carrying a Dragon capsule full of supplies for the International Space Station, has launched from Cape Canaveral.
Giant cranes have been transported by a specially built ship from Shanghai to help build the UK's newest deep water container port on the Thames Estuary.
Father Thomas Rosica explains the process of sealing the papal apartment, following Benedict XVI's formal resignation.
Firefighters in California have been battling a blaze which has destroyed nearly 150 acres of land.
Sharon Kitchen got the shock of her life when she discovered her five-year-old son had accidentally run up a £1,700 bill downloading apps on the family's iPad.