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The latest event to mark the anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo was the re-enactment of the Battle of Ligny - Napoleon's very last victory.
A legal challenge to Northern Ireland's abortion law is due to begin at the High Court in Belfast later.
An American life sciences company is investing another £4.6m in Wales by extending its production at Pencoed, Bridgend.
Older people are not being protected by the legal system against abuse, neglect and other crimes, their commissioner for Wales says.
Pressure grows for an inquiry into whether Australian officials used tax payers' money to turn back a boat carrying asylum seekers.
A boy whose father killed his mother should live with the murderer's family in England, rather than his maternal grandparents in China, a judge rules.
Community leaders speak of their shock at hearing that a Yorkshire teenager has apparently become Britain's youngest suicide bomber during an attack in Iraq.
Several thousand pro-democracy campaigners have gathered on the streets of Hong Kong.
Another patient dies in South Korea amid an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), bringing the total number of fatalities to 16.
Nepal is set to reopen all heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley to the public, in a bid to attract tourists after April's devastating earthquake.
As urban populations keep rising, law enforcement agencies are increasingly turning to corporate partners to provide more sophisticated technology.
The Queen and other senior members of the Royal Family will attend an event to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
A British company has launched an emoji alternative to the traditional four-digit Pin code commonly used for accessing online banking.
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Women with endometriosis are more likely to have a risky pregnancy or miscarry, say fertility doctors.
There is a perception that cervical cancer is a young woman's disease, but half of deaths occur in women over 65, a British Medical Journal report says.
A report says working-class applicants are being side-lined by elite firms in favour of privileged, "polished" candidates.
The requirement for schools to have an act of collective worship should be abolished, says a report co-authored by former Education Secretary Charles Clarke.
Child protection officers say they are investigating an average of one case a day involving children texting nude or explicit images of themselves.
Grieving parents from across the country contact the BBC with their own stories in the wake of the Shropshire baby ashes scandal.