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The Equality and Human Rights Commission has published a report that highlights the widespread confusion and misunderstanding about the laws protecting freedom of religion or belief.
The co-author and director of Still Alice - for which Julianne Moore won an Oscar last month - has died following a four-year struggle with motor neurone disease.
TSB - the bank formerly owned by Lloyds - has confirmed it has received a preliminary £1.7bn takeover approach from Spanish bank Sabadell.
Five people have died and up to 25 people are feared trapped in rubble after a fire at a shopping centre in the Russian city of Kazan.
A court in India refuses to lift a ban on screening a controversial BBC documentary about the 2012 Delhi gang rape.
Iraqi officials show the BBC footage, which they say proves Islamic State militants are using chlorine gas in roadside bomb attacks.
Can politicians take the right decisions based on the wrong figures?
Chelsea's players acted like "babies" during Zlatan Ibrahimovic's sending off, the Paris St-Germain striker says.
AB de Villiers makes 99 as South Africa comfortably defeat United Arab Emirates to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.
Enforcement action starts to remove a group of people perched in trees at an allotment for a month in protest over bus route plans.
Two outdoor light bulbs cost £340 to change at a block of flats, a landlady says.
Religious employees feel under pressure to keep their beliefs and faith symbols hidden at work, a watchdog finds.
ITV has agreed to acquire Dutch TV production company Talpa Media, which makes talent show The Voice, for £355m.
Patients in Wales living near the border with England face "a worrying lack of information" about the impact of policy differences on their healthcare, a group of MPs says.
Coach Peter Moores should not be singled out for criticism following England's World Cup exit, says his assistant Paul Farbrace.
Supermarket chain Morrisons reports its worst results in eight years, with pre-tax profits falling by more than half from a year ago.
Reporters Without Borders has set up mirrors of websites that are banned in various countries, making them visible once more.
Two police officers are shot in Ferguson, a US town hit by riots over the killing of an unarmed black teenager, shortly after the police chief resigns.
Reports from the troubled American city of Ferguson say gunfire has been heard at a protest outside the headquarters of the police department.
Sauber fail to overturn a court ruling that says Giedo van der Garde should race for the team at the Australian GP.