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'I believe she is lying', witness tells court in Ched Evans rape retrial

The woman at the centre of Ched Evans' rape retrial had previously woken up in bed with another man claiming she could not remember what had happened, a court has heard.
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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn said Friday that a decision on further investment at a car plant in Britain would be made "next month", amid concerns about Brexit's impact
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Friday he would not change his 2017 budget plan even if the European Commission says it breaches EU rules on fiscal consolidation
More than 80 migrants believed to be from Syria, half of them women and children, were rescued off Cyprus Friday after their overloaded boat ran into engine trouble, officials said
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is considering a cabinet reshuffle to reverse a slump in popularity by sidelining ministers he sees as obstacles to winning debt relief from international lenders,
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election - "if I win" - fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his
A home for asylum seekers was set on fire in a Stockholm suburb early Friday, the second such incident in the Swedish capital in less than a week, police said
South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha sa
South Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent with laws giving sitting leaders diplomatic immunity, Justice Minister Michael Masutha sa
The Balkan Refugees Culture and Solidarity Foundation (Bal-Goc) in Turkey has called on Bulgarian citizens in the country to vote for head of state on November 6, while calling the restriction for onl
Facebook has apologized for taking down a breast cancer awareness video because the images were flagged as offensive, saying the move was "an error"
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shook western Japan Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, adding that a tsunami warning was not issued
Hungry Philippine typhoon survivors huddled in makeshift shelters and waited for aid Friday, after losing nearly everything from one of the most powerful storms to hit the Southeast Asian archipelag
Residents in Aleppo have said many won't go since there are no guarantees that the evacuees won't be arrested by government forces.
Trump cast the United States into uncharted political waters by suggesting he may not recognize the result of the November 8 presidential election and could launch a legal challenge if Hillary Clinto
EU leaders Friday were anxiously awaiting a breakthrough with the small Belgian region of Wallonia that is blocking a vast free trade deal linking Europe with Canada
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with U.S.-led efforts to
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with U.S.-led efforts to
Britain's Conservatives Friday held onto the seat vacated by former prime minister David Cameron, who resigned after the Brexit referendum, but the party saw its share of the vote slashed
South Africa will withdraw from the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports in Johannesburg said Friday, sparking rapid criticism from rights bodies
Hotels in Moscow and Russia’s second-largest city, St. Petersburg, will increase prices for foreigners in the next tourist season, according to a Russian tourism official. Intourist General Dire
Rodrigo Duterte made the comments in China, saying the separation applied to military and economic co-operation.
HALIFAX - A hearing will be held today to determine if a hospitalized woman facing deportation back to England should be moved from a detention list. Fliss Cramman has been held since June when the C
SPRING CITY, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee reactor is now complete, making it the nation’s first new nuclear generating plant of the 21st century. News outlets report the Tennessee Valley Authority
Australia Friday announced a gun amnesty for next year after a criminal intelligence report estimated there were 260,000 illegal firearms in the country
Turkey and Russia are in a constant contact on the situation in Iraq’s Mosul, where the operation to liberate the city from the “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group started
Former Bond star Pierce Brosnan says an Indian mouth freshener company deceived him into endorsing their product, demanding his image is removed from an advert.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of Filipino activists have burned a mock U.S. flag and are asking President Rodrigo Duterte to take punitive action against police officers who rammed a van on som
If Donald Trump is interested in rigged elections, Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti says he could teach him a thing or two.
Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) confirmed the identity of dead militant Abdur Rahman as the chief of Neo-JMB
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will maintain trade and economic ties with the United States and the West, Trade Minister Ramon Lopez said on Friday, a day after President Rodrigo Duterte announced
Islamic State militants launched attacks targeting police and a power station in the oil-rich northern province of Kirkuk, according to provincial security officials.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese state security services shot, burned, beat and hacked to death at least 48 civilians and reportedly hired thugs to attack protests last month against the extension of Pr
BBC World Have Your Say gets reaction from people in Lee's Sandwiches cafe, Las Vegas, to the final presidential debate.
Former military ruler Ayub Khan, who ruled from 1958 to 1969, appointed himself Field Marshal while serving as president and commander-in-chief.

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