Adam Withnall

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Mary Brandon posted this image to Facebook after she said she was hit in the face for telling a man to stop groping her

Notting Hill Carnival: Woman shares selfie after being ‘punched in face for telling man to stop groping her’

Mary Brandon spent nine hours in hospital following the incident during Monday’s festivities

The 13 obscure UK laws you didn’t know you were breaking

Forget the urban myths about dying in Westminster or eating mince pies on Christmas Day: these are real rules you could be breaking without even realising it

A new parliamentary study in South Korea has warned that the nation could become 'extinct' if its birth rate remains at such a low level

South Koreans ‘to become extinct by 2750’ due to dangerously low birth rate

Study warns that nation’s very existence threatened by aging population

The Global Peace Index's chart showing countries involved in external conflicts which have led to more than 25 deaths

World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict

As new wars and civil unrests seem to be flaring up every week, we look for the only countries in the world that could be considered ‘conflict-free’

A demonstrator throws back a tear gas container after tactical officers worked to break up a group of bystanders on Chambers Road and West Florissant in St. Louis

This is why people are angry in Ferguson, Missouri after Michael Brown shooting

Police say 'an undertow [of racial unrest] has bubbled to the surface' - but they themselves are accused of behaving like a paramilitary force

An explosive device deployed by police flies in the air as police and protesters clash Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson

Ferguson Missouri riots: Police use rubber bullets and tear gas as new witness says Michael Brown was shot while ‘backing away with hands up’

As anger over black teenager’s death escalates, Barack Obama has been criticised for staying away on holiday

A Russian convoy of trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine sets off from near Moscow

Ukraine crisis: Russian 'aid' convoy heads straight for rebels in Luhansk as fears intensify of 'direct invasion'

Moscow orders more than 260 trucks to head straight for rebel-held border - after stopping off at a military base in southern Russia

This photo provided by the CDC shows the Ebola Virus

Ebola outbreak: Graphics reveal how deadly virus spread from two-year-old in Guinea to be international ‘public health emergency’

Latest World Health Organisation figures show disease outbreak has now killed almost 1,700 people

Police and rescue workers help after a passenger train derailed into a ravine near Tiefencastel in a mountainous region of southeastern Switzerland after encountering a mudslide on the tracks

Switzerland train derailment: Carriage sent plunging into ravine as train carrying 200 hit by landslide

Police said multiple people had been injured in the incident

Joe Hockey, the Australian Treasurer and (right) PM Tony Abbott

Australia’s Treasurer Joe Hockey claims fuel tax increase won’t affect poor people ‘because they don’t have cars’

The opposition in the country has accused Hockey of ‘remarkably arrogant’ and out of touch

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Shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D are little more than marketing tools
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12 best hotel spas in the UK

Some hotels go all out on facilities; others stand out for the sheer quality of treatments
These Iranian-controlled Shia militias used to specialise in killing American soldiers. Now they are fighting Isis, backed up by US airstrikes

Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
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Topshop goes part Athena poster, part last spring Prada

Shoppers don't come to Topshop for the unique
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How to make a Lego masterpiece

Toy breaks out of the nursery and heads for the gallery
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Meet the ‘Endies’ – city dwellers who are too poor to have fun

Urbanites are cursed with an acronym pointing to Employed but No Disposable Income or Savings
Paisley’s decision to make peace with IRA enemies might remind the Arabs of Sadat

Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
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'She was a singer, a superstar, an addict, but to me, her mother, she is simply Amy'

Exclusive extract from Janis Winehouse's poignant new memoir
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Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

The Imitation Game, film review
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England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

Welbeck double puts England on the road to Euro 2016
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Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

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‘Fashion has to be fun. It’s a big business, not a cure for cancer’

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