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US orders ban on trans fats by 2016

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:40
Trans fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, say US regulators.

EU solidarity damaged by splits on migrants and Greece

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:25
EU member states may talk loudly about solidarity but scratch under the surface and they are all just pursuing their national interest.

Russia 'to boost nuclear arsenal'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:19
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will put more than 40 new, intercontinental ballistic missiles into service this year.

England have won back fans - Hales

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 15:01
Alex Hales believes England's recent attacking brand of cricket has won back fans after a dreadful World Cup campaign.

Bray brace ensures GB top group

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:59
Sophie Bray scores twice against China as Great Britain qualify for the next stage of the World League semi-finals in Spain.

Dog breeder 'unable to stop attack'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:53
A bulldog breeder who lost an arm when his pets turned on him was unable to stop them attacking another dog walker, a court hears.

Royals and racegoers arrive at Ascot

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:51
Royals and racegoers arrive at the Royal Ascot as the five-day racing meet gets under way.

Sir John Hurt diagnosed with cancer

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:33
Veteran actor Sir John Hurt says he has been diagnosed with cancer, but is "more than optimistic" about his future.

'No reason to halt fatal SAS hike'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:23
A fatal SAS selection exercise should not have stopped early even though some reservists suffered heat illness, an inquest hears.

VIDEO: 'Yoda' street performers 'pitch war'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:14
A council in central London trials a new pitch allocation scheme after reports of fighting between street performers.

Tim Hunt should not have quit - Cox

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 14:07
Nobel laureate Sir Tim Hunt should not have had to resign over remarks he made about women in science, Prof Brian Cox says.

Mobile blackspots 'set to disappear'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:56
As a survey shows 40% of the UK population have problems using mobiles at home, an expert reveals the problem should disappear in the near future.

Shape of Lego figures 'protected'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:50
An EU court rules that the shape of Lego's people figures is a protected trademark, blocking a move by a rival company that wanted to copy them.

'Don't call me a tsar', says Bennett

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:37
Tom Bennett, appointed by the government to help teachers in England address "low-level disruption", asks not to be called a "tsar".

Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:32
Rachel Dolezal, the US race activist accused of "pretending to be black", refuses to back down and says she identifies as black.

VIDEO: Balcony collapse 'kills five people'

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:25
As many as five young Irish people have died after a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, in the US.

Teen jailed for German student death

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 13:13
An eighteen year-old man is given three years in youth custody over the death of a German student teacher who was hailed as national hero.

US aid for anti-Boko Haram force

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:56
The US says it will give $5m (£3.2m) towards a multi-national task force being set up to fight Boko Haram, as it steps up cross-border attacks.

Fewer children offered first choice

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:54
Fewer children have been offered places at their first preference of secondary school in England compared with last year.

Mother who gave away baby jailed

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:43
A mother who tricked her former partner into thinking she had an abortion so she could give his baby to her gay friend is jailed.