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Sugary drinks warning posters 'work'  Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:07:04 GMT
Signs warning shoppers how much exercise they need to do to burn off the sugar in fizzy drinks could be a useful tool in the fight against obesity, research suggests. 
Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:19:03 GMT
William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, returns to Sierra Leone to work at a hospital. 
Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:58:23 GMT
Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" by the prospect of driving his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend. 
Navratilova slams ITF over Williams  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:58:52 GMT
Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters. 
The element that causes arguments  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:59:19 GMT
Uranium is the most divisive of elements. It's been used in nuclear bombs and power stations - both of which fray tempers. 
The forgotten women of the 'war in the East'  Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:54:38 GMT
It's well known how badly Japanese soldiers treated POWs in WW2, but women and children interned in South-East Asia are often forgotten. 
Zambia's Sata goes for health check  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMT
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill. 
Sri Lanka calls early elections  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:15:30 GMT
Sri Lanka will hold early presidential elections in January, a government minister says, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa expected to seek a third term. 
Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:17:16 GMT
David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks 
Federal police sent to Mexico towns  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:42:58 GMT
Mexican federal police are put in charge of security in towns surrounding Iguala, the city where 43 students went missing more than three weeks ago. 
Iraq approves Australia anti-IS unit  Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:11:06 GMT
Australia closes a deal to allow 200 special forces into Iraq to train local troops to fight against Islamic State, after a month-long legal row. 
Seven women's bodies found in US  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:07:13 GMT
A man in the US state of Indiana confessed to a motel murder and directed police where to find more bodies - and six more were found. 
Fire leaves half power station shut  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:22:09 GMT
RWE npower, the owner of Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire, says half of the site will remain out of action indefinitely after a fire. 
Twin guilty of murdering brother  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:59:02 GMT
A man is found guilty of murdering his identical twin in a drunken argument on New Year's Eve. 
Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'  Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:34:29 GMT
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar. 
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