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Companies told to halt production in northern Chinese city in anti-pollution...

HONG KONG About half a dozen listed Chinese companies, mainly in the pharmaceutical sector, have temporarily halted production in China's northern city of Shijiazhuang...

World has just months to stop starvation in Yemen, Somalia –...

By Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Could squid and chips be a taste of things to come...

Squid and chips - hardly a household favourite at the moment but a new study suggests traditional cold-water fish like cod and haddock are...

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...

Will a river pool turn Berlin’s Mitte into a trashy beach...

How would a huge swimming area right by the Museum Island change Berlin? DW's Gero Schliess explored the project "Flussbad Berlin" and believes the...

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...

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