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Trans fats are unsafe to eat and must be banned from the food supply within three years, say US regulators.
EU member states may talk loudly about solidarity but scratch under the surface and they are all just pursuing their national interest.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia will put more than 40 new, intercontinental ballistic missiles into service this year.
Alex Hales believes England's recent attacking brand of cricket has won back fans after a dreadful World Cup campaign.
Sophie Bray scores twice against China as Great Britain qualify for the next stage of the World League semi-finals in Spain.
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 the Royal Ascot as the five-day racing meet gets under way.
Veteran actor Sir John Hurt says he has been diagnosed with cancer, but is "more than optimistic" about his future.
A fatal SAS selection exercise should not have stopped early even though some reservists suffered heat illness, an inquest hears.
A council in central London trials a new pitch allocation scheme after reports of fighting between street performers.
Nobel laureate Sir Tim Hunt should not have had to resign over remarks he made about women in science, Prof Brian Cox says.
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.
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.
Tom Bennett, appointed by the government to help teachers in England address "low-level disruption", asks not to be called a "tsar".
Rachel Dolezal, the US race activist accused of "pretending to be black", refuses to back down and says she identifies as black.
As many as five young Irish people have died after a balcony collapsed in Berkeley, California, in the US.
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.
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 have been offered places at their first preference of secondary school in England compared with last year.
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.