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Cholesterol should be measured at earlier age to combat risk, scientists say

A comprehensive analysis suggests a strong link between non-HDL cholesterol levels and long-term risk for cardiovascular disease in people under 45.

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Kamala Harris pulls out of US presidential nominee race; blames lack of cash

A senior campaign aide said Ms Harris made the decision on Monday after discussing the path forward with family

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Harry Dunn’s family hoping to discuss case with Trump and Johnson

Harry Dunn’s family hoping to discuss case with Trump and Johnson

The teenager’s family met with Mr Trump at the White House in October

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Trump says G7 summit will be held at Camp David retreat

Trump says G7 summit will be held at Camp David retreat

The US president was forced into a rethink after a backlash against his proposal to stage the meeting at a resort he owns near Miami.

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Trumps among guests as Queen hosts Nato leaders at palace

Trumps among guests as Queen hosts Nato leaders at palace

US President Donald Trump was among those attending the reception at Buckingham Palace.

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Trump and Macron build bridges after diplomatic flare-up over Nato

The US president accused the French leader of insulting other member states after he said the alliance was suffering ‘brain death’.

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France threatens EU retaliation over US plan for tariffs on cheese and Champagne

France has hit back at a US threat to slap 100% tariffs on French cheese, Champagne and other products, with the president telling Donald Trump the move would amount to an attack on all of Europe.

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Typhoon leaves at least four dead in Philippines

Officials attributed the low casualty figure to the early evacuation of hundreds of thousands of villagers.

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One dose of radiotherapy ‘as effective as five doses’ for spinal cancer – study

New research claims there is not much difference between single and multiple radiotherapy treatments for those who have spinal canal compression.

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Focused ultrasound may offer new hope for Alzheimer’s disease treatment – study

Focused ultrasound may offer new hope for Alzheimer’s disease treatment – study

Scientists say it is a safe and effective method for targeting and opening areas of the brain that block potential therapeutic medication entering.

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Donald Trump in fiery form at first press conference of Nato trip

Donald Trump in fiery form at first press conference of Nato trip

The US president hit out at France’s Emmanuel Macron, Barack Obama and the Democrats.

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Donald Trump ignites diplomatic row with ‘nasty’ President Macron and NATO 'brain dead' comments

Donald Trump ignites diplomatic row with ‘nasty’ President Macron and NATO 'brain dead' comments

The US president said the French leader was being ‘very disrespectful’ over his claim Nato was ‘brain dead’.

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Nasa locates debris from India’s crashed Moon lander

India’s space agency lost touch with the Vikram lunar lander after it crash-landed in September during its final approach to the Moon’s south pole.

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Tories complaint over Channel 4's Boris Johnson ice sculpture stunt rejected by Ofcom

Tories complaint over Channel 4's Boris Johnson ice sculpture stunt rejected by Ofcom

The regulator’s Election Committee ruled the prop ‘was not a representation of the Prime Minister personally’.

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Father of Andrew’s accuser: She’s telling the truth

Sky Roberts told Good Morning Britain that his daughter, Virginia Giuffre, was brave to go up against powerful people.

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Greta Thunberg arrives in Europe by sailpower for climate conference

Greta Thunberg arrives in Europe by sailpower for climate conference

The Swedish teenager arrived in the Portuguese capital on Tuesday.

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Zimbabwe’s late president Robert Mugabe ‘left €9m and several houses’

Some view that estate as far too modest for the former leader, who was accused of presiding over grand corruption.

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Turkey says no change in objection to Nato plan on Baltics

Turkey has accused Nato allies of backing Baltic countries’ security concerns but dismissing threats to Turkey from Kurdish fighters.

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Jack Merritt: Girlfriend’s tribute to ‘phenomenal’ London Bridge attack victim

In a Facebook post, she said: ‘Together, we will make a difference.’

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2019 set to be one of the hottest years on record – UN experts

2019 set to be one of the hottest years on record – UN experts

This year is likely to be the second or third hottest in records dating back to the 19th century, with the world experiencing a decade of record heat.

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Powerful typhoon rips off roofs and floods parts of Philippines

Typhoon Kammuri slammed ashore in an eastern province overnight with maximum winds of 96mph and gusts of up to 146mph.

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Elon Musk faces defamation trial over spat with British diver

The Tesla CEO made a comment about Vernon Unsworth, who helped rescue football players trapped underwater in Thailand.

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Man arrested after boy killed in hit-and-run outside UK school

Police have launched a murder investigation after the incident in Loughton, Essex.

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Trump campaign to block Bloomberg reporters

Trump campaign to block Bloomberg reporters

The US president’s re-election team will bar journalists from Democratic hopeful Michael Bloomberg’s news service.

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Jimmy Carter taken to hospital with urinary tract infection

A spokeswoman said the former president was ‘feeling better and looks forward to returning home soon’.

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Harry Dunn family to ‘make feelings known’ to President Trump outside Buckingham Palace

The teenager was killed when his motorbike crashed into a car outside RAF Croughton on August 27.

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Donald Trump cries foul over impeachment hearing in his absence

Donald Trump cries foul over impeachment hearing in his absence

The president has accused democrats over exploiting his absence during his trip to the UK for the Nato summit.

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Porpoise calves exposed to neurotoxic PCBs ‘through mothers’ milk’

Scientists found the most persistent toxins remain in the mother's body until they are passed on to their harbour porpoise babies through lactation.

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