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Extinct giant penguin found in shed  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 11:03:45 GMT
A bird that would have towered above today's largest species is rediscovered thanks to 3D printing. 
DR Congo 'coup plotters' acquitted  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:40:56 GMT
A group of 15 men accused of plotting to assassinate the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have been acquitted by a South African court. 
Safety inquiry after Hughes's death  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 07:37:33 GMT
Cricket Australia will hold an investigation into player safety following the death of Test batsman Phillip Hughes. 
Austria arrests 13 jihadi suspects  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 12:00:16 GMT
Police in Austria arrest 13 people suspected of radicalising young people and recruiting them to fight in Syria. 
Mexican president to overhaul police  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:28:18 GMT
Mexico's president announces plans for a massive overhaul of police, in the wake of the disappearance of 43 students in September. 
Gaza floods prompt emergency status  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:04:32 GMT
After days of heavy rain, the UN declares a state of emergency amid severe flooding in the Gaza Strip, still damaged from the summer war. 
'Anti-government' gun attack in Texas  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 19:01:36 GMT
A gunman who attacked downtown buildings and the Mexican Consulate in Austin, Texas, before being shot may have had political reasons, say police. 
Referee Owens backs gay abuse ban  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:34:12 GMT
Referee Nigel Owens backs the ban of two fans for shouting homophobic abuse at him - and says he would be willing to meet them. 
Seven jailed for sex abuse of girls  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:05:19 GMT
Seven men are jailed for up to 11 years for their parts in gang which raped and abused girls in Bristol. 
Police officer stabs dog to death  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:11:26 GMT
A dog is stabbed to death by a police officer during a drugs search in south-east London. 
Abuse doctor 'had 170,000 images'  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:24:59 GMT
A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer patients had more than 170,000 images of patients on a spy pen, a court hears. 
Week in pictures: 22-28 November 2014  Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:52:19 GMT
News photos from around the world 
Lewis Hamilton: A photographer's view  Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:29:41 GMT
A photographer's view 
Your pictures: Insects  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:12:17 GMT
Readers' photos on the theme of "insects" 
Day in pictures: 26 November 2014  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:54:02 GMT
24 hours of news images: 25 November 
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