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UK ‘in grip of worst flu season since 2011’

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Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

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Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Image copyright Getty Images Testing all women for the “Angelina Jolie gene”, even if not considered at risk, would prevent cancers, save lives…

Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

Chemistry ‘Van Gogh’ could help with cancer

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Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

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Measles outbreak in five English regions

Measles outbreak in five English regions

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Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

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Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Media playback is not supported on this device Alexis Sanchez: five of his best Arsenal goals Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in…

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US shutdown ends as Congress passes bill

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Lesbian couple sues for son’s US citizenship

Lesbian couple sues for son’s US citizenship

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How US ‘get out of jail free’ cards work

How US ‘get out of jail free’ cards work

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Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg shares #MeToo story

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US imposes tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

US imposes tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

Image copyright Getty Images The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. The move is in line with President Trump’s ‘America First’ trade…

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Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

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Manchester United remains football's top revenue-generator – BBC News

Manchester United remains football's top revenue-generator – BBC News

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Boing Boing blog sued over Playboy centrefolds link

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Massive 'fatberg' to be turned into museum exhibit

Massive 'fatberg' to be turned into museum exhibit

The peculiar exhibit is but a fragment of one of the largest such objects ever found,…

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US slaps 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

US slaps 'America First' tariffs on washing machines and solar panels

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