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How does black hair reflect black history?
Should everyone start showing more courtesy?
A group of drugs being trialled for cancer could also be used to make nerves regrow and treat spinal cord injuries, a study in mice suggests.
Lawyers for the men charged with the murder of two British tourists in Thailand say they are concerned key evidence will not be re-examined before trial.
Police in Argentina arrest four men who appear to have been trying to steal more than a tonne of meteorites in the northern province of Chaco.
We should accept and respect people of all shapes and sizes but are we also normalising obesity, asks Rob Broomby.
Charlie Charlie, a lesbian kiss and more trends of the week
Opponents of plans to appoint a "named person" for every child in Scotland step up their campaign ahead of legal action.
Membership of the EU is vital to Scottish jobs and the economy, Nicola Sturgeon will tell an audience in Brussels later this week.
Canadian students unite against dress code
The Sunday papers follow a number of health leads while Fifa coverage rumbles on.
Kell Brook stops Frankie Gavin to retain his IBF welterweight title, while Anthony Joshua secures an impressive win.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Murielle Ahoure run the joint-fastest 100m time of the season in the Diamond League.
The EU responds angrily to Russia's entry ban against 89 European politicians and top officials, calling the blacklist "arbitrary and unjustified".
A bogus nurse is running a cosmetic clinic offering Botox and dermal filler treatments, according to a BBC investigation.
Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman rejects calls for the party to put a "break clause" in place to potentially remove its next leader before the next election.
The Duke of Cambridge has urged world football body Fifa to "show that it can represent the interests of fair play and put the sport first".
Children at a Northern Ireland school that adopted Aston Villa as its official football team share the disappointment of the English club's FA Cup final defeat.
Are some monks encouraging violence and hostility?
Life at the world's largest shipyard