Captain Chris Robshaw says England "let the nation down" as a 33-13 loss to Australia sees the World Cup hosts go out at the pool stage.
Voters in Portugal are heading to the polls in a general election seen as a referendum on four years of austerity under the centre-right government.
Guatemalan authorities say the number of people killed when a hillside collapsed on houses in the village of El Cambray, 15km (nine miles) outside the capital, has risen to 56.
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The death toll from a landslide on a village 15km away from the Guatemalan capital rises to 56, with 350 others still feared missing, authorities say.
Chelsea's terrible start to the season continues as Southampton come from behind to win 3-1 at Stamford Bridge.
State of emergency declared for parts of the US east coast as Joaquin continues to move from the Bahamas towards Bermuda.
The wife and adult children of late US comic actor Robin Williams have ended their legal battle and reached a settlement on his estate, lawyers say.
President Obama promises a "full investigation" after suspected US air strikes on an MSF-run hospital kill at least 19 people in northern Afghanistan.
The Pope is to open a synod of bishops focusing on the Church's teachings on the family, a day after a senior Vatican priest came out as gay.
A new generation of Singaporean students is more ready to embrace risk as they search for satisfying careers, says Karishma Vaswani.
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Jose Mourinho says he will not quit as Chelsea manager and tells the club they must sack him if they want to remove him.
The gunman who killed nine people at a college in the US state of Oregon shot himself dead, examiners determine.
Actor Alex Giannini, who appeared in the film Legend about twin gangsters the Krays, has died ahead of a theatre performance in Plymouth.
Air strikes on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed 19 people were "tragic, inexcusable and possibly even criminal", the UN says.
At least 13 people have died after violent storms and flooding hit the French Riviera, including three elderly people who drowned in their retirement home.
An Austrian village is bristling with activity, as the World Beard and Moustache Championships get under way.
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President Barack Obama says a majority of Americans want greater regulation of firearms, but the Republican Congress has its own political reality.
Shazia Parveen is breaking taboos in Pakistan by becoming the country's only female fire fighter.
US President Barack Obama declares a state of emergency in South Carolina, as rainfall is set to trigger more flooding across the east coast.
Israeli police say they have shot dead a Palestinian man in Jerusalem after he attacked four people, killing two.
South Africa take over from Scotland at the top of Pool B following a powerful display at St James' Park.
At least 18 people are killed in two suicide car bomb attacks in a mainly Shia district of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.