FGM is typically carried out on girls aged between five and eight. It involves total or partial removal of or injury to female genitalia for non-medical reasons. It is often performed without anaesthetic or by someone without medical qualifications
The two senior News of the World figures gave evidence to the culture committee in 2011
It is a criminal offence in Northern Ireland to have an abortion
Human rights group Amnesty International say the woman's trial was 'a complete travesty of justice throughout'
A drop in income will put refuges 'in an untenable financial position,' charity warns
Use of Tasers and body cameras has been highlighted following the death of former football star Dalian Atkinson after he was Tasered in Telford
Justice minister says law must provide more safeguards for fathers in paternity cases
It is understood the four men were injured in three separate stabbings during the festivities
The number of convicted paedophiles in UK prisons has soared in recent years, as high profile cases such as Jimmy Savile have encouraged abuse survivors to report such crimes to police
'His nose was very badly damaged, literally bent the other way. He’s got external and internal stitches, including several inside his mouth. He can’t feel a thing on the left side of his face'
'This [is a] gross act of misjudgement. The current culture of anxiety around extremism now means that even our reading material has become grounds for suspicion of terrorist activity'
'The food currently wasted in Europe could feed 200 million people,' says the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation
'It is staggering to think that the mother's wilful actions resulted in the children undergoing unnecessary surgical and medical interventions. She lied at every opportunity.'
As the UK looks poised to decriminalise sex work, Siobhan Fenton meets the English Collective Prostitutes to discuss what life is like for sex workers under the current prostitution laws
Exclusive: Concerns have been raised about the sharia court review before it has even begun
Reactions to the long-awaited historic report have been divided