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Muslim couples in UK ‘should be legally bound to register marriages’

'The assembly is concerned that the rulings of the Sharia councils clearly discriminate against women in divorce and inheritance cases,' new measure says

The Independent to host Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ session

Readers invited to ask 'all your questions on Brexit, Britain’s future in Europe, and what happens between now and 29 March' 

Severe ice warning issued as UK temperatures drop below -10C

More travel disruption expected on coldest day of the week so far

Mother and her two children discovered dead at home in Bolton

Named locally as Tiffany Stevens, victim is described as 'brilliant mum' who moved to area two years ago

Poundland faces plastic backlash for selling ‘Gift of Nothing'

'This product is designed to go straight into the bin but will last for 500 years', says anti-plastic campaign group

A&E attendances by homeless people tripled under Tory-led governments

Cuts to addictions services and problems accessing mental health and GP support must be addressed by government to 'end tragic cycle' of harm and homelessness, doctors warn