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VIDEO: US clerk refuses gay marriage licence

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 11:32am
A Christian official has refused to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples in Kentucky despite exhausting all of her legal options.

Did many women use Ashley Madison?

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 11:25am
Ashley Madison insists it has an active community of female users, but critics continue to suggest many profiles were fakes.

Wasp venom 'a weapon against cancer'

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 11:01am
The venom of a wasp native to Brazil could be used as a weapon to fight cancer, scientists believe.

VIDEO: From Syria to Sweden: A migrant's story

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 11:00am
The BBC's James Reynolds follows the trail of a Syrian migrant called Nour, as she travels 2,000 miles through nine countries to fulfil her dream of applying for asylum in Sweden.

Amazon Prime allows offline viewing

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 10:26am
Members of Amazon's Prime service can now download films and TV episodes for offline viewing.

Trained monkeys and banned pigeons: China prepares for a parade

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 10:24am
How China prepares for a military parade

Student complaints scheme widened

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 10:20am
From this term, many more students in England and Wales will have recourse to an independent complaints body when things go wrong.

EU vote question 'should be changed'

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 10:08am
The Electoral Commission recommends changing the question for the EU referendum, saying the existing wording could be seen as biased.

What happens to information you give to charities?

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 8:40am
If you forget to tick the box stopping a charity sharing your information, where does it go?

Higher fees 'cut drop-out rate'

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 7:12am
University drop-out rates fell sharply when tuition fees were increased, according to researchers.

The grandeur of Tokyo's Hotel Okura in pictures

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 2:18am
Tokyo's grand hotel prepares for redevelopment

UN confirms Palmyra temple destroyed

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 12:53am
Satellite analysis confirms the destruction of the main temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the United Nations says.

VIDEO: New coin to commemorate Queen's reign

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 12:45am
The Royal Mint releases a commemorative coin depicting the Queen through her reign to mark her becoming the longest reigning monarch in British history.

How did cappuccino get its name?

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 12:17am
The godly origins of the cappuccino

The 'end of Schengen', police cuts, and NHS sat-navs

Tue, 1 Sep 2015 - 12:06am
Hints that border posts could reappear in the EU, a suggestion that cuts could reduce police numbers by 22,000, and a story about treats being bought on the NHS are among today's headlines.

Charities 'sold 87-year-old's details'

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 - 11:59pm
The Information Commissioner's Office is investigating claims that an 87-year-old man's personal details were sold or passed on by charities up to 200 times.

UKIP to launch own EU vote campaign

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 - 11:30pm
The UK Independence Party says it will launch its own campaign against staying in the EU, instead of joining one of the two existing No campaigns.

NHS funds 'spent on patient treats'

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 - 11:22pm
Thousands of pounds of NHS personal health budgets are being spent on "treats", including holidays, clothes and pedalo hire, an investigation finds.

Obama in plea for climate deal

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 - 10:57pm
President Obama pushes for a global deal on cutting carbon emissions, saying it is time "to protect the one planet we've got while we still can".

Serena & Nadal through at US Open

Mon, 31 Aug 2015 - 10:43pm
Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic win at US Open but men's fourth seed Kei Nishikori suffers surprise loss.