Newlyweds pose for a picture after their wedding ceremony

Sham marriages rising at an 'alarming rate', warn MPs

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 14:10

MPs urge crackdown, saying registrars should be given powers to stop sham weddings 'mid-vow'

Drinking and smoking is in decline among young people

Decline in smoking and drinking among young

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 13:59

England's youth are half as likely to embrace vices than they were a decade ago

Arsene Wenger

Arsenal tour makes pre-season 'impossible' says Wenger

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 13:47

Gunners boss echoes complaint from Louis van Gaal during lucrative trip to New York

Thai Muslims release hundred of balloons after a morning prayer marking the start of the Islamic feast of Eid al-fitr

Eid al-Fitr festival marks end of Ramadan for Muslims

Briefing Fri 25 Jul, AT 13:40

A month of fasting comes to an end with prayers, food, gifts – and not a little confusion over dates

Mikaeel Kular: mother pleads guilty to killing three-year-old

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:45

Rosdeep Adekoya pretended her son had gone missing in Edinburgh, sparking a huge public search

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Amazon scares investors with $126m second quarter loss

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:30

Online retailer also warns that its sales increases will be disappointing in next few months

Understanding Hamas: part terrorism, part good works

Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:29 Venetia Rainey

Three things you should know before writing off Hamas as just a violent terrorist organisation

An artist's rendering of a feathered dinosaur

'Fluffy' dinosaurs: discovery suggests most were feathered

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 12:19

Jurassic fossils 'completely change our vision of dinosaurs' – but not everyone is convinced

A wanted poster for Yoo Byung-eun

South Korea ferry: 'impossible' to determine how owner died

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 10:55

Death of billionaire unsolved, after report reveals that the tragedy was 'man-made' and could have been avoided

A missile launcher in Ukraine

US claims Russia fired rockets into Ukraine

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 10:06

US says Ukrainian army positions were targeted and that Russia plans to give heavy missiles to rebels

 A nurse performs a mammography for the detection of breast cancer

Breast cancer: 'revolutionary' one-shot treatment for NHS

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jul, AT 09:35

Intrabeam radiotherapy means patients can avoid exhausting trips to hospital for weeks of treatment

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