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19:42, Jun 12 2014

Rik Mayall's widow has revealed a heart attack caused the comedian's death.

United States President Barack Obama is considering how to help Iraq as Sunni Islamist militants threaten Baghdad.

Anticipation builds as the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.

Meanwhile, Sao Paulo locals have taken to the street in protest over the amount of money being spent on the World Cup.

Actress Keira Knightly reveals she only gives herself a $50,000 salary, despite the Oscar-nominated star's net worth that is said to be about $50 million.

Lawyers for Boston bomb accused Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have asked for the venue of his November trial to be changed to a location outside Boston. US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.

American actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee has died aged 91.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the reported movement of Russian tanks into Ukrainian territory is unacceptable.