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Snow in the sun for San Diego Zoo bears

Grizzly bears at San Diego Zoo have been enjoying winter fun under the Californi...

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Possessing ANY drug should not be criminal offence

Sir Richard Branson and Nick Clegg are urging the UK to begin decriminalising th...

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Huge increase in drug finds over past two years

There has been a huge increase in the number of drugs finds in Maghaberry prison...

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Nottingham Prison not safe enough

Nottingham Prison is not safe enough and conditions are poor, a government repor...

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UK prisoner voting rights breached, European judges rule

The rights of more than 1,000 UK prisoners were breached when they were prevente...

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Mosque open days to ease ‘tensions around terrorism’

Mosques have opened their doors to the public as part of a drive to "reach out t...

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Did fox hunting disappear?

Did fox hunting disappear? It's 10 years since the ban on hunting foxes in Engl...

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Last witnesses of the Holocaust

For more than 20 years, Harry Bibring has been telling his story to thousands of...

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Auschwitz 70th anniversary: Survivors mark camp liberation

About 300 Auschwitz survivors have gathered at the site of the former Nazi death...

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India’s tiger population sees 30% increase

India says it now has almost a third more tigers than it did four years ago. Pr...

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Catholic midwives lose abortion case at UK Supreme Court

The UK's highest court has told two Catholic midwives they do not have the right...

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First Church of England female bishop to be named

The Church of England is expected to name its first female bishop later, just a...

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Eton-educated ‘threatened his girlfriend with a pair of ten-inch kitchen knives while high on MDMA’

James Lumley-Savile, 39, the great-great-grandson of the Eighth Earl of Scarboro...

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Malala receives Nobel Peace Prize

Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, an In...

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England ‘nation of pill-poppers’

Half of women in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs, according...

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Teacher’s grief after her two sons, aged 19 and 20, are found dead in a room above a pub after taking ecstasy

Two brothers have been found dead after taki Two brothers have been found dead a...

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Heartbreaking pictures of a terrified circus monkey

Still chained to the tiny bicycle he is being forced to ride, a monkey cowers by...

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The breathalyser for CANNABIS

Driving under the influence of drugs is illegal, but until now police officers h...

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Why Texas is closing prisons in favour of rehab

The US is known for its tough criminal justice system, with an incarceration rat...

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Climate fund receives $9.3bn pledge

The Green Climate Fund was to have held at least $10bn by the end of 2014, so th...

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Almost 1,000 dead since Ukraine truce

An average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since a 5 Sept...

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The number of children put forward for adoption by local councils in England has fallen by almost half in under a year.

In the three months to June 2014, there were 960 initial decisions to place a ch...

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Tributes have been paid to servicemen and women who died in conflicts since the start of World War One.

Ceremonies took place around the UK and further afield to mark the anniversary o...

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Experienced black teacher wins race discrimination claim against academy school

An experienced maths teacher has won her claim for racial discrimination - after...

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