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Some counties in Alabama are refusing to marry gay couples, a day after the US Supreme Court refused the state's request to stop same-sex marriages.
The BBC's Angus Crawford reports on the the implications for parents and children of new tracking software - and also the ways in which it can be a tool of control.
MPs take evidence on a report which detailed widespread child abuse in Rotherham
A lift shaft survives an implosion designed to flatten a hotel in Las Vegas.
Online gambling group 888 Holdings confirms that bookmaker William Hill has made an approach to buy the firm.
The Princess Royal is one of the first female members invited to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.
The Princess Royal is to become an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews five months after it decided to admit women.
A man who held a waiter hostage in a restaurant at the top of Wales' tallest tower is detained under the Mental Health Act.
A US hostage held by Islamic State, Kayla Mueller, has been killed, President Obama confirms.
Crisis talks between Yemen's political factions resume, but are placed in doubt by the withdrawal of two parties citing "threats" from Houthi rebels.
A west Belfast man convicted of rioting during events surrounding the military killing of his brother and nine other people has had his conviction quashed.
The first privately-run NHS hospital trust in the country is applying for a £9.6m government bailout as healthcare company Circle withdraws.
Chemicals giant Ineos says its Grangemouth plant may not have a long-term future without a UK shale gas industry.
David Cameron says a future Conservative government will help support 500 of the UK's fastest-growing companies to expand.
Drivers on London Underground vote to go on strike over the sacking of a colleague for failing an alcohol breath test.
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Students who want to live in alcohol-free accommodation are being given the chance at St Andrews University.
Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot should be cleared of sex allegations due to "many inconsistencies" in his accusers' evidence, a jury hears.
A man is being questioned on suspicion of the murder of a 34-year-old County Tyrone woman who was reported missing nearly two years ago.
A new sophisticated robotic dog has been developed - but what is Spot actually for?