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Images from WW1 anniversary commemorations
How the funeral industry is getting a technology makeover
Insurers have warned that proposed changes to the Riot Damages Act could lead to higher premiums or reduce access to insurance.
There has been a 40% rise in the proportion of patients given antibiotics for coughs and colds since the turn of the century, a study suggests.
After becoming the first female team leader for the Greco-Roman wrestlers' team in the US, Christina Kelley has been breaking barriers in Iran as well.
Light Chaser Animation founder Gary Wang aims to rival Hollywood studios with his feature films.
Can a disabled model make it in advertising?
Do televised political debates influence voters?
The story behind the world's most famous pointing finger
US rabbis urge President Obama to negotiate the release of US prisoner, Alan Gross, from a Cuban jail.
The 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War One is marked in a series of events across Wales with Llandaff Cathedral hosting a national service of commemoration.
James Brady, the former White House press secretary shot in the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died at 73.
Leading hub for dismantling electronic waste in India
A businessman from Bath built his own toll road through his fields to avoid the delays caused by work to repair a road near his home.
Councils in east London take action on vendors selling the legal high nitrous oxide.
Delegates are gathering in Washington DC for the largest-ever summit of African leaders in the US, although the Ebola virus forces some to cancel.