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Hundreds fail police fitness tests

Hundreds of police officers continue to fail new fitness tests which are set to become mandatory in a few weeks time, official figures show. Some...

Cancer drug ruling ‘kick in teeth’

The decision not to offer a life-extending drug to prostate cancer sufferers until after they have received chemotherapy is a "kick in the teeth"...

Record high US income gap threatens housing recovery

Inequality between the richest and poorest metropolitan areas in the US is at its highest since 1969, and could hamper the recovery of the...

Ecuador: We don’t need permission to trade with Russia

Ecuador doesn’t need anybody’s permission to export agricultural products to Russia, which now has a big gap that needs to be filled after it...

Hunt for rates clue in Bank report

The Bank of England will publish its latest outlook for the UK economy today, with its forecasts likely to be seized on for any...

868,000 youngsters out of work

A full-blown economic recovery will not solve the UK's structural youth unemployment problem, according to a new report. Think tank IPPR said despite steady falls...

Brand and Khan win court challenge

Comedian Russell Brand and girlfriend Jemima Khan have won a High Court injunction to stop a masseuse "harassing" them. They launched urgent legal action against...

China to start direct sales of fruit and vegetables to Russia

China will start selling fruit and vegetables directly to Russia, and Baorong company plans to set up a special logistics center in Dongning on...

Iran bans permanent contraception, birth control ads

The Iranian parliament has voted to ban all forms of permanent contraception and prohibit the advertisement of birth control. The vote endorses Supreme Leader...

Robin Williams found dead at home

Actor Robin Williams has been found dead in what police said was a suspected suicide at his home in California. Williams, 63, known for films...

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