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The Foreign Office is warning British expatriates living in the United Arab Emirates they could face Sharia courts in divorce or child custody cases.
A man who killed an unarmed black woman on his suburban Detroit porch testifies he fired because he refused to be a victim in his own home.
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.