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Princess Diana's personal music collection among items to go on show at palace

LONDON Rarely-seen possessions belonging to Britain's late Princess Diana including her music collection and ballet shoes are to go on display this summer at London's Buckingham Palace to mark the 20th anniversary of her death.

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Winning toilet paper gowns offered to brides-in-need Jul 20 2017

NEW YORK A toilet paper wedding dress with 1,500 hand-cut butterflies made by a mother of two in her spare time won the $10,000 first prize in a quirky New York fashion competition on Thursday and a bride-in-need may have the chance to wear it down the aisle. | Video

Hijab cosplay takes off as Muslim women embrace fan culture Jul 21 2017

JAKARTA After donning a blue Cinderella dress, Sind Yanti carefully arranges her pale yellow "hijab", or traditional headscarf, into folds that resemble hair. | Video

China blogger highlights generational tensions over marriage Jul 19 2017

BEIJING A Chinese female blogger who posed as a man's Lunar New Year girlfriend says her experience illustrates the generational tensions over finding a marriage partner in China. | Video

Egypt's 'Cool Runnings' Special Olympians train for snowshoeing - on sand Jul 20 2017

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt For Egypt's Special Olympics athletes, a lack of snow in their homeland did not stop them winning medals at this year's Winter Games. They trained on a surface that Egypt has plenty of: sand.

Swedish train to be named Trainy McTrainface in tribute to Boaty Jul 20 2017

STOCKHOLM A Swedish rail operator has vowed to name one of its trains "Trainy McTrainface" after a public vote, saying it would bring joy to people disappointed when Britain rejected the name Boaty McBoatface for a polar research ship following a similar poll.

Thousands protest Polish court overhaul null

Tens of thousands of Poles protest against a new law that allows parliament to appoint Supreme Court judges, defying a European Union warning that the move undermines democracy and the rule of law.