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A Philadelphia doctor is convicted of the first-degree murders of three babies born alive and killed with scissors in illegal, late term abortions.
Coldplay are to receive the best British act award at the Nordoff Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards in London on 28 June.
A Philadelphia doctor has been convicted of the first-degree murders of three babies delivered and killed with scissors in late-term abortions.
Gardeners need to show that their profession is not for "thick, dull or unadventurous" people, TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has urged.
Jen Lewin is known as a new media interactive artist who works on large-scale installations with lights and sound that are designed for people to interact and play with.
For centuries, female fleshiness was prized in Sudan - but many Sudanese women now aspire to being slim.
Children in England are to be tested on grammar. But how is your grasp of grammar?
Today presenter John Humphrys wins a Sony radio award for his grilling of former BBC director-general George Entwistle over the Jimmy Savile scandal.
As Dan Brown tackles Dante's Inferno in his new thriller, we present 10 facts about Hell.
Celebrating the work of India's greatest architect
Restrictions on postal voting and identity checks at polling stations may be needed to help combat fraud, the elections watchdog says.
More than three quarters of benefit claimants would struggle to apply for payments using the internet, according to a new report.
From Pascal to Jobs - relics from computing's past go on sale
"There was singing. Lots of singing. There was also chanting, whistling, horn blowing and flag waving. It was some street party"
Lame title defence cost Roberto Mancini, says Phil McNulty
Ministers are promising an end to the era of vulnerable people being passed around the health and care systems.
Unofficial results from Pakistan's general election suggest that the conservative leader Nawaz Sharif has won an unprecedented third term in power.
A car bomb explosion near a hospital in the Libyan city of Benghazi kills and injures several people, local officials say.
A victory parade to mark Manchester United's 20th league title and Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement has drawn thousands of fans on to the streets.
Ex-footballer OJ Simpson asks a Nevada judge for a new trial in the 2008 armed robbery case that left him serving a 33-year prison sentence.