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Binge drinking 'link to overeating' 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:21:17 GMT 
    Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.


Cancer teen hits £1m charity target 
  Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:54:57 GMT 
    A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises more than £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.


Martinez tips Moyes for rapid return 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:48:35 GMT 
    Everton boss Roberto Martinez backs predecessor David Moyes to make a quick return to management.


Why Palestinians love St George 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:14:26 GMT 
    As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own celebrations of this shared hero.


The man who takes troubled youths to therapy camp 
  Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:06:17 GMT 
    As more and more families send their drug and alcohol-addicted kids to therapeutic wilderness camps in the US, more and more become acquainted with the shadowy figure known as the "escort."


Nigeria rapist to be stoned to death 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:05:22 GMT 
    An Islamic court in northern Nigeria sentences a man of 63 to death by stoning for raping a girl of 10 and infecting her with HIV.


China releases Japanese cargo ship 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:33:01 GMT 
    China has released a Japanese cargo ship it seized over a war-time debt, a court statement says, after the Japanese firm paid compensation.


Match-fixer arrested in Finland 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:05:59 GMT 
    Convicted football match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal is being held by Finnish police on an international arrest warrant, officials say.


Argentina approves Repsol payment 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:11:48 GMT 
    Argentina's congress approves $5bn (£3bn) of compensation for the Spanish oil firm Repsol over the expropriation of its share in the oil firm YPF.


Ban blames all Syria sides over aid 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:02:52 GMT 
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accuses all parties in Syria's civil war of "flagrant violations" of international law over the delivery of aid.


Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:00:21 GMT 
    Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.


Police make Syria plea to UK women 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:04 GMT 
    British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to persuade their relatives against travelling to Syria to fight in the civil war.


Crime falls 15% in England and Wales 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:30:39 GMT 
    Overall crime in England and Wales falls by 15% in 2013, an official survey shows - but there are signs, according to police figures, of rises in certain categories.


Court 'failed' killed baby boy 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:08:02 GMT 
    A decision taken by magistrates "disempowered" care workers trying to protect a baby boy from his father who later inflicted fatal brain injuries, a serious case review in Derby reveals.


Post Office staff agree pay deal 
  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:57:13 GMT 
    The postal union, the CWU, says it's secured a pay deal covering more than 3,000 staff at Crown Post Offices worth up to 7.3% over 3 years.
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