Newly-confirmed guidelines that recommend people cut their sugar intake in half are hard to meet and would not stop people from becoming obese, a leading nutritionist has said.

Deadly blast at Ukraine coal mine leaves 30 underground

An explosion ripped through a coal mine before dawn in war-torn eastern Ukraine, killing one miner and trapping more than 30 others underground, rebel and government ...

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In photos: Cape Town battles raging wildfires

About 500 people have fled their homes in Cape Town as a wildfire defied rain and firefighters for a fourth day.

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Becky Watts death: Stepbrother and his girlfriend arrested

The stepbrother of missing British teenager Becky Watts has been arrested on suspicion of her murder.

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VIDEO: Turkish Airlines jet nose-dives near Kathmandu runway

A Turkish Airlines jet landing in dense fog in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu has skidded off a slippery runway but there were no serious injuries, officials said.

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Investigation finds 'racial bias' in Ferguson police

Sweeping patterns of racial bias have been discovered within the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, a US justice department investigation has found.

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Kate Middleton prank radio station 'broke law'

The radio station that broadcast a hoax call to the hospital treating Kate Middleton during her first pregnancy broke the law, Australia’s High Court has ruled.

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Warning over 'FREAK attack' internet security flaw

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as ...

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Stillborn babies 'sent to laundry by mistake'

A Las Vegas hospital mistakenly sent two stillborn babies wrapped in linen to a laundry facility, where they were found by cleaners, a hospital has said.

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Clinton shoe-thrower sentenced in Arizona

A woman who threw a football boot at Hillary Clinton during a speech the former US secretary of state made in Las Vegas last April has been sentenced to one year ...

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British man killed fighting against IS

A former Royal Marine has become the first Briton to be killed while fighting against Islamic State in Syria, according to reports.

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