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Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.
Fighting continues in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, despite an announcement that the government and Shia Houthi rebels have agreed to sign a truce.
A series of swimming relays is taking place across Britain this summer, in an initiative to get more people enjoying the fun and fitness benefits of the sport.
Police and prosecutors are failing to recognise that abuse of disabled people constitutes hate crime, says a former director of public prosecutions for England and Wales.
The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.
The US Secret Service says it has launched a comprehensive review of security at the White House after two attempted breaches in 24 hours.
The body of a British woman missing since a hurricane hit the Mexican coast last weekend has been found, state prosecutors say.