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VIDEO: Is your big tummy a diabetes warning ?

Wed, 2014-07-30 22:46
Health officials in England are urging people to measure and monitor their waistlines, to help avoid type 2 diabetes.

VIDEO: Mysterious miracle? Crop circle draws crowds

Wed, 2014-07-30 22:33
A giant crop circle which apparently appeared out of nowhere, has drawn crowds of people to a farmer's field in Bavaria, southern Germany.

Estate agency to be sold for £16.5m

Wed, 2014-07-30 22:19
Wales' biggest building society, the Principality, is selling its estate agency business, Peter Alan, for almost £16.5 million.

VIDEO: Gaza families 'can't outrun this war'

Wed, 2014-07-30 22:09
The BBC's Martin Patience reports from Gaza, where Palestinians continue to seek shelter in a UN-run school despite a shelling which killed 16 people.

Assault charge for duke's ex-aide

Wed, 2014-07-30 21:45
A former personal assistant to the Duke of Edinburgh is accused of sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

'Tax cuts' and pier fears - front pages

Wed, 2014-07-30 21:37
Claims that the PM wants to raise the threshold at which people pay the 40p income tax rate lead some papers, while many feature images of Eastbourne's pier ablaze.

Woman sacked after becoming pregnant

Wed, 2014-07-30 21:37
A former bakery assistant is awarded over £23,000 after a tribunal found she was subjected to sex discrimination because of pregnancy and unfairly dismissed.

Guatemala buries massacre victims

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:54
The remains of 31 indigenous Ixil Mayans, killed in 1982 at the height of the Guatemala civil war, are buried in a ceremony in the country's north-west.

NZ lawmakers back match-fixing bill

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:35
New Zealand lawmakers back a bill making match-fixing a crime punishable by up to seven years in prison, as it prepares to host major sporting events.

Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:28
Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.

Crews work on at pier fire scene

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:19
Firefighters remained at the scene overnight of a devastating fire that destroyed part of Eastbourne Pier.

House votes to sue President Obama

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:08
The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.

Leaders meet to discuss MH17 access

Wed, 2014-07-30 20:07
Malaysian and Dutch leaders to meet later to discuss securing full access to the crash site of MH17 in eastern Ukraine, two weeks after the plane went down.

Israel to probe UN school shelling

Wed, 2014-07-30 19:43
Israel says it will investigate the shelling of a Gaza school sheltering displaced civilians - an attack which prompted US and UN condemnation.

VIDEO: Steinway hitting the right note in China

Wed, 2014-07-30 19:15
One of the world's best known piano manufacturers Steinway has gained popularity in China.

Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown

Wed, 2014-07-30 17:40
Profits at Samsung Electronics fall 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.

Galaxy's quest to put fun in fantasy

Wed, 2014-07-30 17:26
Galaxy's quest to bring fun back into fantasy

City of Culture boss appointed

Wed, 2014-07-30 17:25
The man behind the London 2012 Olympic ceremonies is chosen to deliver Hull's City of Culture programme in 2017.

Funding for national park path work

Wed, 2014-07-30 16:12
Paths across Scotland's two national parks are in line for a upgrade thanks to a £3m Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

Prosthetics, by those who know

Wed, 2014-07-30 16:03
Things which only wearers of prosthetic limbs know
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