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Why so few forced marriage prosecutions?

Wed, 2015-06-10 01:13
There are estimated to be thousands of forced marriages every year in the UK - so why are there so few prosecutions, asks Yasminra Khan.

Glennie gets presidential approval

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:50
Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and US singer-songwriter Emmylou Harris are praised by US president Barack Obama as they receive the Polar Music Prize.

Africa to create biggest trade zone

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:49
Africa's largest free-trade zone is to be created, covering 26 countries and including more than 600 million people when a deal is signed in Egypt.

VIDEO: Boy, 3, introduces himself to Queen

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:46
A young boy took off his top hat and approached the Queen for a handshake at the Epsom Derby.

Relatives to view Alps crash coffins

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:45
The relatives of 44 victims of the Germanwings plane crash, including 16 schoolchildren who died, are to view their coffins in Duesseldorf.

'No consolation' for David Miliband

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:38
David Miliband says he finds "no consolation in any sense of vindication" about Labour's performance in the general election.

Malaysia mountain 'nudists' in court

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:29
Four Western tourists appear in court in Malaysia accused of posing nude on Mt Kinabalu, which was hit by a deadly earthquake last week.

Sturgeon to meet senior US diplomat

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:18
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is due to meet US Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken on the third day of her trip to the United States.

Grey: New Fifty Shades book 'stolen'

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:13
A manuscript of EL James's latest Fifty Shades novel has been stolen, according to reports.

Flat open to London stock market

Wed, 2015-06-10 00:01
London shares dip extremely slightly in early trade on Wednesday, but supermarkets and miners are among the gainers.

Alton Towers amputee 'recovering'

Tue, 2015-06-09 23:29
A woman whose leg was amputated after a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers is recovering well and has stood for the first time, her brother says.

Brazil Women 2-0 South Korea Women

Tue, 2015-06-09 23:08
Marta becomes the Women's World Cup's all-time leading goalscorer by netting in Brazil's victory over South Korea.

LeBron stars as Cavs take finals lead

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:54
LeBron James's 40 points helps Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State 96-91 to go 2-1 up in the NBA play-off finals.

Sainsbury's in further sales fall

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:40
Sainsbury's has seen sales drop for the sixth consecutive quarter due to increasing supermarket competition, and food deflation.

Ministers need to 'speak minds' on EU

Tue, 2015-06-09 22:21
Tory ministers should be free to "speak their minds" about the future EU referendum, the chairman of the Conservative 1922 Committee says.

Mers prompts Park to cancel US visit

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:36
President Park Geun-hye postpones her US visit over Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), which has now killed nine people in South Korea.

Mortgage debt rise 'grave concern'

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:35
A charity expresses concern over what it says is the rapidly rising level of mortgage shortfall debt across Northern Ireland.

VIDEO: Alps crash remains flown to Germany

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:31
The remains of the first victims of the Germanwings plane crash arrive in Duesseldorf, where they will be returned to families for burial.

Scots clubs explore summer switch

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:24
Three-quarters of Scotland's top-flight clubs tell BBC Scotland they would consider a move to summer football.

Tidal lagoon 'game changer' hope

Tue, 2015-06-09 21:24
A £1bn tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay could be the launching pad for a new industry in Britain.

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