BBC News 19 December 2014 Last updated at 10:27

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Women could join British infantryA female soldier in Afghanistan

Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016, subject to a review into female soldiers.


Police attend the scene of multiple deaths in the suburb of Manoora on 19 December 2014 in Cairns, AustraliaEight children found dead in Cairns

Eight children are found dead at a house in Cairns, Australia, reportedly after a stabbing, while the mother of at least seven of them suffers stab wounds.

Many Rice-DaviesProfumo's Rice-Davies dies aged 70

Former model Mandy Rice-Davies, one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair, has died from cancer at the age of 70, her publicist says.

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