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A Seattle-based private equity firm that invests in the marijuana industry has struck a deal with the estate of Bob Marley to launch a global cannabis brand.
A Pakistani man can sue the UK government over claims he was unlawfully detained and tortured by British soldiers in Iraq, the High Court rules.
Performance data for thousands of NHS surgeons is being published on Wednesday. Critics fear the figures will mislead the public.
People have been trying to steal ceramic poppies during work to remove them from the Tower of London, the artist who created them says.
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Test Match Special correspondent Jonathan Agnew will be commentating on equestrian for BBC Radio 5 live at the Rio Olympics in 2016, but his riding lessons have not gone smoothly.
Four people are sentenced to death for killing their pregnant relative in an "honour killing" case that caused widespread outrage.
The NHS in England has repeatedly missed a key target for rapidly treating cancer patients, official figures show.
Why so many people in India flock to so-called holy men
The police officer who alleged Andrew Mitchell swore at him and called him a pleb is accused of inventing his account of the incident.
Campaigners against tuition fees and student debt are holding a protest march through London.
Faults with Microsoft's cloud computing platform Azure knock many third-party sites offline and restrict access to its own apps.
Police probing the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann are to question former suspect Robert Murat, the BBC learns.
The parents of two girls who died after they were hit by a car - driven by a man with a history of blackouts - call for him to face criminal prosecution.
Photographer Mary McCartney has released a new publication called Monochrome Colour that contains images from her personal collection which have never been published before.
A surgeon tells an inquest into the deaths of two transplant patients that doctors were confident the donor's meningitis would not be transmitted.
Big retailers such as John Lewis and Sainsbury's have spent millions on their festive TV adverts
Today programme presenter Sarah Montague on a tour of The Institute of Sexology, a new exhibition at the Wellcome Collection, London.
Community members are rallying to help a family who survived a gas explosion that destroyed their home.
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he will interview ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay for the vacant managerial position.