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The family which doesn’t feel pain

Image copyright Letizia Marsili Image caption Letizia Marsili and five other members of her family rarely feel pain Letizia Marsili, 52, first realised…

Parents giving children alcohol too young, researchers say

Parents giving children alcohol too young, researchers say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some parents give their children alcohol from an early age Parents could be storing up problems for…

Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?

Is size important when it comes to wine glasses?

Image copyright Getty Images If your wine was served in a smaller glass, would you drink less of it? That is the question…

Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’

Haemophilia A trial results ‘mind-blowing’

Media captionFather-of-two Jake Omer was born with haemophilia A British doctors say they have achieved “mind-blowing” results in an attempt to rid people…

Cold weather and loneliness ‘lethal in winter’

Cold weather and loneliness ‘lethal in winter’

Image copyright shapecharge The combination of cold weather and loneliness could be lethal in the coming months, England’s most senior nurse is warning.…

Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’

Heat-not-burn tobacco ‘is a health risk’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The health risks are lower than smoking cigarettes “Heat-not-burn” tobacco products are harmful to health even though…

Myles Bradbury: Victim ‘destroyed’ by Addenbrooke’s abuse doctor

Myles Bradbury: Victim ‘destroyed’ by Addenbrooke’s abuse doctor

Image copyright PA Image caption Myles Bradbury was sentenced to 22 years in prison for abusing child patients The mother of a child…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption As prime minister, David Cameron said the UK and China were in a “golden era” of trade relations David Cameron is to…

Image copyright House of Commons Image caption Tory rebels defeated the government on Wednesday The government looks likely to avoid another potential Commons defeat on Brexit, the BBC…

Image copyright Reuters EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for “further clarity” from the UK about its future intentions.…

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images EU leaders are expected to formally agree to start the next phase of Brexit negotiations later. It means talks can move on to the…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Derek Mackay arrived in the Holyrood chamber alongside First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ahead of his budget speech The Scottish government has announced…

The last Question Time of the year saw Conservative Nicky Morgan and Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey joined on the panel by Professor Robert Winston, comedian Geoff Norcott and journalist…

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What happened today in the Premier League?

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‘Shocking apathy’ to fraternity drinking at Pennsylvania university

Image copyright ABC Image caption Several fraternity members are still facing charges related to the death of Tim Piazza (centre) A committee probing the Pennsylvania State University’s response…

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Trump tells FBI: ‘I have your back 100%’

Media captionTrump speaks at FBI Academy graduation US President Donald Trump supports the FBI “100%”, he told law enforcement leaders during a graduation ceremony at the agency’s Virginia…

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Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Fields is said to have Nazi sympathies A man suspected of killing a woman near a white supremacist rally in Virginia in…

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted three to two to roll back an Obama-era law that protects “net neutrality”. The change will enable internet service providers (ISPs)…

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US woman used bitcoin to move cash to Islamic State, police say

Image copyright AFP Image caption Bitcoin can be purchased online or via special ATMs A New York woman has been accused of laundering bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and…

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DIII Football Championship: Mount Union defeats Mary Hardin-Baylor for 13th championship – NCAA.com

DIII Football Championship: Mount Union defeats Mary Hardin-Baylor for 13th championship – NCAA.com

The 45th Stagg Bowl is history. Mount Union is DIII football’s 2017 national champion after defeating…

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Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds

Million Britons miss out on 'decent' broadband speeds

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Pentagon ran secret multi-million dollar UFO programme

Pentagon ran secret multi-million dollar UFO programme

Image copyright AFP The Pentagon has been running a secret multi-million dollar programme to investigate Unidentified…