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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,...

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,...

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...

French wine 2017: quality over quantity

By Olga Bluma : - According to the latest figures published by the Ministry of Agriculture of France grape harvest this year will be the...

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...

World Toilet Day marked in UN

UNITED NATION:   (Xinhua) -- The United Nations on Friday highlighted the impact of sanitation on the lives of peoples across the world as...

Poll lead falls, but May to stick with elderly-care cuts

By William James | LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party said on Sunday it would not ditch proposals to reduce support for elderly...

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...

Conservatives rebel against Trump-backed Republican healthcare plan

By Susan Cornwell and Yasmeen Abutaleb | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday endorsed Republican legislation to replace the Obamacare healthcare law but the measure...

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...

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