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Forced marriage: Mother jailed for four-and-a-half years

1 hour 47 min ago
The girl became pregnant at 13 by a relative in Pakistan who she was then forced to marry.
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Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists

1 hour 59 min ago
Ten people are now being detained, activists say, just weeks before a ban on women driving is lifted.
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German firm apologises for 'racist' post linked to Meghan Markle

2 hours 41 min ago
An image of a chocolate sweet in a bridal dress asked: "Wouldn't you also want to be Meghan today?"
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Honduras plane crash: Private jet splits in half in crash landing

3 hours 15 min ago
All on board survived the crash landing of the chartered jet flying from Texas to Honduras.
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Unai Emery: Arsenal name former PSG boss as successor to Arsene Wenger

3 hours 37 min ago
Arsenal name former Paris St-Germain and Sevilla boss Unai Emery as their new head coach.
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Wayne Rooney: Everton forward to meet MLS side DC United this week

3 hours 53 min ago
Everton forward Wayne Rooney is to travel to Washington DC this week to meet Major League Soccer side DC United.
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Philip Roth: Portnoy's Complaint author dies aged 85

3 hours 58 min ago
The prize-winning author of American Pastoral and Portnoy's Complaint dies at 85.
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R Kelly: Too late to stop my influence

4 hours 11 min ago
The embattled R&B star says it is "too late" for campaigners to erase him from musical history.
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Santa Fe school shooting: Hundreds at Sabika Sheikh funeral

4 hours 24 min ago
The funeral of student Sabika Sheikh, killed in last week's US school shooting, is held in Karachi.
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Unai Emery: If Arsenal players buy in to his philosophy, they can win things

4 hours 36 min ago
The reputation Unai Emery built at Sevilla was undone by the egos and expectation at Paris St-Germain - Arsenal may suit him better, says Julien Laurens.
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Stacey Abrams is first black female nominee for governor

5 hours 56 min ago
Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, could become the first African-American female governor of a US state.
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Trump says summit with North Korea's Kim Jong-un may be delayed

6 hours 9 min ago
The US leader says the North must meet certain conditions for the summit to go ahead next month.
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Obituary: Philip Roth, the author who scandalised middle America

9 hours 14 min ago
Pulitzer prize-winning novelist who scandalised middle America but became the grand old man of American letters.
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Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

11 hours 13 min ago
Gavin Grimm, who has been fighting his former high school's policy for years, says he feels relief.
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Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

11 hours 50 min ago
Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic ever found guilty of covering up clerical sex abuse.
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Royal wedding photographer on Meghan and Harry's 'beautiful moment'

12 hours 48 min ago
Photographer Alexi Lubomirski describes working with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day.
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US to ease crisis-era Dodd-Frank banking rules

12 hours 54 min ago
Supporters say Dodd Frank reform will helps banks grow, but critics warn of a return to reckless behaviour.
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Can English remain the 'world's favourite' language?

13 hours 3 min ago
English is spoken by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but do new translation technology and "hybrid" languages threaten its status?
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Colombia conflict: Swapping the battlefield for the football pitch

13 hours 6 min ago
Colombia's Paz FC was created to bring together people on opposing sides of the armed conflict.
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Breaking silence: an Indian man shares his rape ordeal

13 hours 9 min ago
"Akram" who was raped by a preacher at the age of 14, has revealed horrific details of the crime.
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