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Convicted drug cheats such as Justin Gatlin could benefit from taking banned substances for decades afterwards, say scientists.
How Britain tried to control Iraq in the 1920s
Major reforms to Scotland's civil courts are expected to be passed by MSPs, despite concern the changes may restrict access to justice.
A British woman has died after being taken ill in Nepal just after returning from a trek to Mount Everest base camp, police say.
Is this the world's most unlikely philanthropist?