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French foie gras makers worry as bird flu spreads in Europe

By Sybille de La Hamaide | PARIS New outbreaks in Europe of a severe strain of bird flu pose a fresh worry for French foie...

UK welfare squeeze to push more children into poverty – IFS

British government plans to squeeze welfare benefits are likely to push more children into absolute poverty over the next five years, reversing recent improvements,...

Healthcare costs threaten Britain’s aim to balance budget – watchdog

LONDON Britain's official budget watchdog said rising healthcare costs could make it harder for Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to achieve his goal...

Brains of obese people wired to crave fatty foods: Aussie study

SYDNEY (Xinhua) -- The brains of obese people could be "wired" to seek out fatty foods, Australian scientists have found. Researchers from the Bio-Medicine Discovery...

Review offers limited support for using yoga for back pain relief

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) - A new review of past research shows limited evidence that yoga may be better than no exercise when it...

GlaxoSmithKline seeks U.S. approval for triple lung drug

GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday it had filed its new three-in-one inhaled lung drug for U.S. approval, putting it on track to reach the market...

India launches organ donation awareness drive to check black market trade

By Roli Srivastava MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Doctors in India will now get text alerts reminding them to ask families to donate organs...

More bird flu outbreaks can be expected in Europe – animal...

By Johnny Cotton | PARIS PARIS Further bird flu outbreaks caused by migrating birds are likely to hit Europe in the future after a second...

After Vatican controversy, McDonald’s helps feed homeless in Rome

By Isla Binnie | ROME McDonald's received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch just steps from St. Peter's Square last month, but...

British royals join Christmas party for mental health charity’s volunteers

Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate and his brother Harry joined in with a mental healthcharity's Christmas party on Monday, helping to make decorations. The...

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