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Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay denies being "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semitic" after sending offensive text messages.
A leading British QC says the custom of dowry should be banned in the UK
Two liver transplant patients have said their lives have changed unrecognisably after they found love on the transplant ward.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.
The US military has yet to offer imprisoned Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer says.
Work to uncover the secrets of the world's largest hoard of Celtic coins starts in Jersey.
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.
The UK medicines watchdog is setting up a review to look at the safety of alteplase, a clot-busting drug often used to treat strokes.
Ambridge is to get a dose of pop star royalty after it was revealed that pop duo Pet Shop Boys are to make a cameo appearance on Radio 4's The Archers.
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
A survivor of an Islamic State massacre in Iraq says that initially the militants had promised not to hurt the people in his village.
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A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.
US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen says there is still "remaining slack in the labour market".
Radical shifts needed to combat Islamic State
Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years, senior American officials warn.
Team news as Castleford Tigers play Leeds Rhinos in Saturday's Tetley's Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium (15:00 BST).
Four rare white lion cubs - three males and one female - are born at a circus on tour in eastern Germany.