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Prince Charles: 70 years in 70 pictures


To mark the Prince of Wales' 70th birthday, we present an image from the Press Association archives from every year of his life. Read in full

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | 'Superwoman' Lilly Singh to take a break from YouTube


YouTuber Lilly Singh, also known as Superwoman, has announced she is taking a break from the video platform. The Canadian-born content creator is stepping away from YouTube after eight years for her mental health. She promised fans she will "be…

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Brexit: Theresa May to face cabinet showdown over deal


Theresa May faces a crunch cabinet meeting later as she tries to win colleagues' support for a draft Brexit agreement between the UK and EU. Senior ministers will gather in Downing Street at 14:00 GMT amid calls to reject the…

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Posted by: Neda on: 14/11/2018 in: European, General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | How can physical activity help a child do better in school?


Did you know that children are expected to achieve 60 minutes of health enhancing physical activity every day? 30 minutes of which should occur during school. Only one in ten achieve the in-school target; only one in five achieve the…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: Health & Safety, UK, Europe & World News

Australia strawberry scare: Accused saboteur 'motivated by spite'


An Australian woman accused of putting sewing needles inside strawberries in a high-profile sabotage case was motivated by spite, a court has heard. My Ut Trinh, 50, was arrested on Sunday following a nationwide police investigation that began in September.…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

California wildfires: Death toll reaches grim milestone


The death toll in wildfires sweeping California has risen to 31, with more than 200 people still missing, officials have said. Six more people were confirmed killed in the Camp Fire in the north of the state, taking the toll…

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Posted by: Neda on: 12/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | NHS outpatients service 'stuck in the 18th Century'


The way hospitals in the UK run outpatient clinic appointments is stuck "in the 18th Century", leading doctors say. Every year millions of people travel to hospitals, where doctors check up on their health and discuss their care. The Royal…

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Posted by: Neda on: 09/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Sir David Attenborough lends voice to Netflix's Our Planet series


Sir David Attenborough is to narrate a documentary series for streaming service Netflix about "the beauty and fragility of our natural world". It has been produced in collaboration with Silverback Films, whose director Alastair Fothergill made Planet Earth and The…

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Posted by: Neda on: 09/11/2018 in: General News & Updates

BBC 'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates


There has been a remarkable global decline in the number of children women are having, say researchers. Their report found fertility rate falls meant nearly half of countries were now facing a "baby bust" - meaning there are insufficient children…

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Posted by: Neda on: 09/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, Overseas, UK, Europe & World News

BBC | Firework packaging should show graphic injuries, doctors say


Senior doctors are calling for graphic images of injuries to be displayed on firework packaging. Plastic surgeons say the number of life-changing injuries is rising every year despite numerous safety campaigns. They believe shocking images, like the one they have…

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Posted by: Neda on: 05/11/2018 in: General News & Updates, UK, Europe & World News