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Caesarean sections ‘affect human evolution’

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption In the UK, about one in four babies is born by Caesarean The regular use of Caesarean sections…

Pubic hair grooming ‘STI risk linked to skin tears’

Pubic hair grooming ‘STI risk linked to skin tears’

Image copyright Thinkstock Women and men who regularly trim or remove all their pubic hair run a greater risk of sexually transmitted infections…

‘Exercise boosts men’s sperm count’

‘Exercise boosts men’s sperm count’

Image copyright Thinkstock Doing at least half an hour of exercise three times a week may boost men’s sperm count, say scientists. Men…

‘Overworked’ pharmacist ‘gave woman wrong pills’

‘Overworked’ pharmacist ‘gave woman wrong pills’

Image copyright Alan Lewis-Photopress Belfast Image caption Martin White had recently seen his GP about his feelings of low mood, tiredness and fatigue…

UK pushes ahead with sugar tax

UK pushes ahead with sugar tax

Image copyright Thinkstock The UK government has published draft legislation for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, which is set to begin from April…

HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

Image copyright SPL A drug that dramatically reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will now be given to patients by the…

HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

Image copyright SPL A drug that dramatically reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will now be given to patients by the…

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Image copyright Reuters Boris Johnson has accused Britain’s ally, Saudi Arabia, of engaging in “proxy wars” in the Middle East. The Guardian newspaper has published footage in which…

Image caption Labour’s motion and the government’s amendment both passed easily MPs have voted to back the government’s plan to start formal talks on Brexit by the end…

Voting is due to get under way in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election, called to find a replacement for previous MP Stephen Phillips. Ten candidates are vying…

Scotland’s top legal officer has said the Scottish Parliament’s consent is needed before the UK triggers Brexit. Lord Advocate James Wolffe said he was not arguing Holyrood had…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg resigned in 2015, after the party kept just eight of the 57 seats won in 2010 The Liberal…

Image copyright Reuters MPs are set to vote for the first time on the government’s plan to trigger Brexit by the end of March next year. Prime Minister…

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Who can English teams face in Champions League last 16?

Who can English teams face in Champions League last 16?

Arsenal, Leicester and Manchester City will be in Monday’s Champions League draw Arsenal, Leicester City and Manchester City will represent England in the knockout stage…

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In the tiny group of gamblers who have become top players at both blackjack and poker, there is only one woman. In her own words, Cat Hulbert describes…

Trump aide Michael Flynn Jnr out after ‘Pizzagate’ tweets

Trump aide Michael Flynn Jnr out after ‘Pizzagate’ tweets

Image copyright AP Image caption Michael Flynn Jnr (L) with his father, retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn Snr (R), at Trump Tower in New York One of Donald…

Joe McKnight shooting: Driver charged in ex-NFL star’s death

Joe McKnight shooting: Driver charged in ex-NFL star’s death

Image copyright AP Image caption Ronald Gasser was sitting in his car and shot the former NFL player three times during a traffic confrontation, said authorities A Louisiana…

Outrage as ‘lock her up’ chant hits Canada

Outrage as ‘lock her up’ chant hits Canada

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ms Notley is not the subject of any criminal investigation, but has faced threats of violence since she was elected in 2015…

Trump on new Air Force One: Cancel order!

Media captionTrump responds to his own Boeing Tweet US President-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to cut government costs by cancelling the order for new planes to…

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Who can English teams face in Champions League last 16?

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Tottenham secure Europa League place

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Ian Cathro debate shows Scottish football is still in the dark age – The Guardian (blog)

Ian Cathro debate shows Scottish football is still in the dark age – The Guardian (blog)

Sometimes the feeling prevails that Scottish football deserves all it gets. Certainly, when asking why the…

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Fitbit confirms Pebble takeover deal

Image copyright Pebble Image caption Pebble raised millions of dollars for its products on Kickstarter but…

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From Switzerland to Italy to Spain, these little-known ski resorts are the perfect spots to get some alone time on the piste

European ski resorts are legion and often legendary. But are there some alpine aces we’ve all…

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Pakistan crash pilot called ground control over engine problem

Pakistan crash pilot called ground control over engine problem

Image copyright EPA Image caption Flight PK-661 was flying from Chitral to Islamabad The pilot of…