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Obituary: Philip Roth, the author who scandalised middle America

Pulitzer prize-winning novelist who scandalised middle America but became the grand old man of American letters. READ MORE

Author Philip Roth dies aged 85

One of the great American authors, his works included American Pastoral and Goodbye Columbus. READ MORE

Gavin Grimm trans bathroom lawsuit backed by federal judge

Gavin Grimm, who has been fighting his former high school's policy for years, says he feels relief. READ MORE

Archbishop Philip Wilson to step down after sex abuse cover-up

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic worldwide found guilty of covering up clerical sex abuse. READ MORE

Royal wedding photographer on Meghan and Harry's 'beautiful moment'

Photographer Alexi Lubomirski describes working with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on their wedding day. READ MORE

US to ease crisis-era Dodd-Frank banking rules

Supporters say Dodd Frank reform will helps banks grow, but critics warn of a return to reckless behaviour. READ MORE

Can English remain the 'world's favourite' language?

English is spoken by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but do new translation technology and "hybrid" languages threaten its status? READ MORE

Colombia conflict: Swapping the battlefield for the football pitch

Colombia's Paz FC was created to bring together people on opposing sides of the armed conflict. READ MORE

Breaking silence: an Indian man shares his rape ordeal

"Akram" who was raped by a preacher at the age of 14, has revealed horrific details of the crime. READ MORE

Lesbian protest at the BBC, 30 years ago

How LGBT protesters stormed a live news studio. READ MORE

In pictures: Hitchhiking in the occupied West Bank

A photojournalist documents the risky world of Israeli “trempists” - Hebrew for hitchhikers. READ MORE

The mobile laundry for homeless people

A van has been converted into a laundrette to wash homeless people's clothes in Athens. READ MORE