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UK Government appoints anti-Abortion group as sexual health advisor

The charity Life, a group which is opposed to abortion in all circumstances has been appointed to advise the UK government on sexual health....

Scottish Prison Service bombarded by inmate complaints

A request made under the Freedom of Information Act has seen the release of figures revealing that 36,295 separate complaints have been made across...

Action calls for immediate release of Eynulla Fatullayev

Journalists, spurred on by an appeal from Amnesty International, have begun a mass twitter action, asking for Azerbaijani newspaper editor to be freed from...

Officer to face manslaughter charges over G20 death

PC Simon Harwood is to face manslaughter charges after striking newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson with a baton during the 2009 G20 demonstrations. ...

US police arrest woman over 16-hour mobile phone conversation

After talking loudly on a mobile phone for 16 hours on a train going from Oakland, California to Salem, Washington, Lakeysha Beard, 39, was...

Unrest spreads to Morocco

Protests by pro-democracy groups in Morocco have been violently broken up by police in the capital city Rabat and Casablanca. The demonstrators were calling...

Gray announces Shadow Cabinet

Iain Gray has announced Labour's shadow cabinet in the Scottish Parliament. Speaking on Friday, Mr. Gray said:"Labour can count on MSPs...

Libya releases four foreign journalists

After having been detained for six weeks, accused of entering the country illegally, four foreign journalists have been released in Libya. ...

Four killed in militant attack on Karachi base

It has been reported that atleast 11 people have been killed in an attack on a military base in Karachi, Pakistan. The attack is...

Pope speaks with Astronauts for the first time

Pope Benedict XVI spoke with astronauts on the International Space Station on Saturday, marking the first time a pope has spoken with astronauts in...