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Vanuatu urgently needs food and relief supplies, officials say, as teams continue to assess the devastation caused by Cyclone Pam.
Many people rail against the idea of a nanny state - but people can't be expected to adopt a healthy diet without help, says Prof Susan Jebb.
Prince Harry is set to leave the Army in June after 10 years of service.
Australian soap Neighbours is gearing up to celebrate its 30th anniversary after success in more than 60 countries around the world.
The public prosecutor in Brazil formally charges the treasurer of the governing Worker's Party with corruption in the Petrobras scandal.
Farmers in developing nations bear a 'major brunt' of natural disasters yet only receive a small percentage of post-disaster aid, says a UN report.
Pilots at German national airline Lufthansa said they would go on strike on Wednesday, affecting the airline's short and medium haul flights.
The first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary in the UK, covering some 90 hectares, is being opened in Solihull, West Midlands.
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Family fights to clear names of Nemtsov murder suspects
Author Sally Gardner is in the running to win this year's Carnegie Medal for children's writing, an award she won two years ago.
Ten of Britain's most wanted fugitives believed to be on the run in Spain are to be named by the National Crime Agency.
The Nigerian military says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Bama from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs says.
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People who breed dogs to be aggressive or used as weapons could be among those most punished under new dangerous dog sentencing guidelines.
MPs criticise the "worrying lack of co-ordination" between overlapping investigations into the so-called Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools last year.
Leading health experts are calling for pharmacists to step in to treat patients at every GP surgery in England to ease pressure on surgeries.
A US millionaire who was recorded in private appearing to confess to three killings is charged with murder and could face the death penalty.
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