- A high-profile half-brother of the Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, has been shot dead at his home in Kandahar. Ahmad Wali Karzai was killed by his long-serving head of security

- Criticism is mounting against senior police officers over the UK phone hacking scandal

- Happy birthday Neptune! - the planet is celebrating its first birthday. Today marks exactly one Neptunian year - or 164.79 Earth years - since its discovery on 24 September 1846

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