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Actress Wood expecting baby

Actress Evan Rachel Wood and her husband, Billy Elliott star Jamie Bell, are expecting their first child later this year.

The couple married last year. They first dated in 2005, but broke up the next year.

Bell (26) is best known for his starring role in Billy Elliott. His film credits also include King Kong and The Adventures Of Tintin.

Wood's breakout role was in 2003's gritty film Thirteen. In 2011, she co-starred with Kate Winslet in the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. Both roles earned her Golden Globe nominations.



Hopes fade for ferry leap boy

There is little hope of finding a teenager, last seen leaping from a ferry, alive.

Jordan Cobb (16) was intending to take part in a New Year's Eve party in Torpoint, Cornwall, after catching the ferry from Plymouth in Devon.

But the alarm was raised shortly after 9pm when Jordan jumped into the Tamar and disappeared beneath the surface.

Police are investigating whether the student may have jumped over a £100 bet.



Doubts over 800 NY rapes

The New York City medical examiner is reviewing hundreds of rape cases for possible errors in DNA analysis.

A lab technician may have mishandled critical DNA evidence in more than 800 sexual assault cases between 2001 and 2011.

The office says that, so far, it has found at least two dozen instances in which the technician failed to detect existing biological evidence.

It says that, in seven of the cases, new DNA profiles were developed.



War criminal gets 20 years

Bosnia's top war crimes court has jailed a former Bosnian Serb policeman for 20 years after judges found he took part in the 1995 Srebrenica executions in which over 8,000 Muslim men were killed.

Bozidar Kuvelja, now 42, searched houses for Muslims to take to a collection point and took part in the killing of several hundred of them.

The prosecution said it would appeal against the sentence, saying 20 years is not enough.