Islamic State is seeking the release of Sajida al Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber sent by rival group al-Qaeda
Japanese hostage Kenji Goto says he will be killed unless Jordan releases a failed suicide bomber
Single 'brides' can buy a dress and even pose with a 'decorative man' between the ages of 20 and 70
Japan announces it will resume 'scientific whaling' in 2015, despite ban by the ICJ
World Cup whispers: injured physio out of the tournament, Japan fans clean up stadium
England didn't survive long at Brazil 2014, but here's how they would have done if the tournament was decided by longevity
Beatles star 'disappointed' to let down fans but doctors have ordered him to have 'complete rest'
The Valentine's Day holiday of love so is much more than petrol station flowers and silent meals for two
Explosion at Mitsubishi Materials complex reportedly caused by maintenance crew working on heat exchanger
From defecating logs to KFC-fuelled feasts, Christmas provides a host of odd traditions
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