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Call for further cut in sugar intake  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:36:50 GMT
The target to reduce sugar consumption should be much more ambitious, health experts say. 
Brains may 'resist Alzheimer's'  Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:15:55 GMT
A small study suggests some people's brains may have the ability to resist early Alzheimer's damage. 
Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgrad  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 21:48:21 GMT
A late Steven Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ludogorets Razgrad on their Champions League return. 
Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:51:49 GMT
Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory. 
The church described as a 'symbol of evil'  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:15:00 GMT
Plans to rebuild a church that is linked to Hitler have divided Germany and sparked a row about how the country deals with its past. 
VIDEO: What the clothes in your wardrobe say about you  Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:19:23 GMT
Photographer Yassine El Mansouri explores what all the clothes a person wears - and those that remain untouched in the wardrobe - say about an individual. 
South Sudan bans foreign workers  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:07:54 GMT
South Sudan government issues an order to non-governmental organisations and private firms to fire foreign workers by mid-October amid an aid crisis. 
UK men 'possible' Thai murder suspects  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:28:46 GMT
Police investigating the murders of two British tourists on the island of Koh Tao in Thailand say two UK men are now "possible suspects". 
French PM Valls wins confidence vote  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:53:17 GMT
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls narrowly wins a crucial confidence vote in parliament, despite a recent cabinet revolt over austerity measures. 
Odile storm moves up Mexico coast  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:07:06 GMT
Tropical storm Odile is moving up Mexico's Baja California peninsula, bringing heavy rains and the threat of mudslides and flash floods. 
Turkey mulls anti-IS 'buffer zone'  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:08:47 GMT
Turkey is developing plans for a buffer zone on its border with Iraq and Syria against Islamic State militants, leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. 
US man charged with supporting IS  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:32:28 GMT
A man from Rochester, New York has been charged with trying to recruit people to join Islamic State and to shoot people in the US, say prosecutors. 
Ebola vaccine trial begins  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:04:45 GMT
A trial of an experimental vaccine against the Ebola virus is to begin in Oxford. 
Academy regulation 'too weak'  Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:35 GMT
Checks and balances on how academy chains in England spend large amounts of public money are "too weak", according to research. 
Chief executives face pay overhaul  Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:06:57 GMT
Bosses of UK listed companies could see their pay packages overhauled under new rules from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). 
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