The week in pictures
The United States will meet the Taliban this week for talks aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan, US officials have revealed.
The acquittal of accused murderer Amanda Knox was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions Italy's high court has ruled, ordering a fresh look at all the evidence to determine whether she did kill her flatmate Meredith Kercher.
FBI agents in suburban Detroit widened their search of an overgrown field for the remains of former Teamsters union boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared nearly 38 years ago and is thought to have been murdered by mobsters.
Cheering crowds and ecstatic racegoers competed with the gasps from those more interested in what was happening in the fashion stakes.
TEEN popstar Justin Bieber (pictured) has allegedly struck a photographer with his car in Hollywood. However, police say it was an accident and the injuries aren't life-threatening.
Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan, pictured, is recovering after a break-in at her home which left her "very shaken" but unharmed.
FORMER Miss Ireland Pamela Flood, pictured below, has revealed that she is delighted to be expecting her second baby at the age of 42.
Pop star Katy Perry has revealed that Russell Brand told her he was divorcing her in a text message.
Terminator 2 star Edward Furlong has been charged with assault after a May 21 incident in which his girlfriend called police and reported he attacked her.
Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan is recovering after a break-in at her home which left her "very shaken" but unharmed.
Liz McClarnon has said she feels angry that her stalker ruined her life for so long, but got through it with the help of her mum.
Los Angeles police have confirmed Justin Bieber struck a pedestrian with his car in Hollywood.
Kanye West has roped in Kourtney Kardashian's partner Scott Disick to help promote his new album Yeezus.