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Revealed: first area where majority of children are overweight or obese

Britain’s childhood obesity crisis is now so grave that more than 50 per cent of children are overweight or obese upon leaving primary school in some areas, new figures show.

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UK will not match US sanctions on Russia as Hammond blames EU dissent 

Britain and the US will not stand shoulder to shoulder against Putin’s regime as the EU is never likely to agree to tough sanctions, the Chancellor has warned.

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Alfie Evans's father threatened private murder prosecution against doctors treating the toddler

The father of Alfie Evans, the critically ill child at the centre of a bitter life-support dispute, threatened to take out a private prosecution for murder against doctors treating his son, it has emerged.

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Alexis Jay inquiry finds police chiefs need better training to deal with child sex abuse

Police officers should be required to have experience of dealing with major child abuse cases before being promoted to the most senior ranks in the force, an official report has concluded.

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Rodrigo Duterte orders deportation of 71-year-old Australian nun for joining protest in Philippines

The Philippines has revoked the visa of an Australian Catholic nun and ordered her out of the country in 30 days, an immigration official said on Wednesday, after President Rodrigo Duterte complained about her participation in protest rallies.

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Alfie Evans' father threatens to privately prosecute three NHS doctors on conspiracy to murder charges

Alfie Evans' father has threatened to privately prosecute three NHS doctors on conspiracy to murder charges as the bitter dispute over the 23-month-old's treatment continues to play out in court.

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Emmanuel Macron says we need to 'step up our game' in address to US Congress - watch live

Emmanuel Macron has praised America and France's "shared ideals" forged in revolution and hardened in fights against the Cold War and Nazism as he addressed a joint session of Congress on Wednesday morning.

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Royal wedding guest list: Who did Meghan Markle and Prince Harry invite?

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is only weeks away, which means the final details are currently being fine-tuned.

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Comcast declares bidding war on Murdoch and Disney over Sky 

The US cable behemoth Comcast has declared a bidding war with 21st Century Fox and Disney for control of Sky by making a formal £22bn bid for Britain's dominant pay-TV operator.

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How a mango mousse has exposed the delicate diplomacy of the North Korea summit

Japan has demanded that South Korea rethink a mango mousse dessert it plans to serve at a North-South summit dinner on Friday, which features a map of the Korean peninsula - including islands disputed with Japan, a recurring irritant for Tokyo.

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry receive traditional Maori welcome at Anzac Day dawn service

Meghan Markle appeared close to tears during a moving Anzac Day dawn service where fiance Prince Harry honoured New Zealand and Australia's war dead.

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Admiral Harry Harris lined up to fill America's key South Korean envoy post

Washington plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the US Pacific Command, for the key, and long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea, US officials said on Tuesday.

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South Korea to serve Kim Jong-un Swiss rosti at summit

They say that the best way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, and South Korea appears to be trying to woo North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by serving him a childhood Swiss potato dish at a landmark summit this Friday.

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Santander still counting cost of Carillion collapse as profits take another hit

High street banks are still counting the cost of bad loans to collapsed outsourcer Carillion after Santander took another hit that dragged down its first quarter profits.

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BP’s Bob Dudley: US is handing out sanctions on Russia 'like train tickets'

BP’s chief executive has cast doubt on the US-led sanctions against Russia by questioning whether the financial blocks against President Vladimir Putin’s regime are constructive.

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John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield to go without pay rise for second year

The chairman of the John Lewis Partnership will go without a pay rise for two years running as the retail stalwart focuses on boosting its financial fortunes.

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Anglo American to take £287m profit hit from cracked pipeline in Brazil

Mining group Anglo American expects its profits for the year to be $300m to $400m (£215m to £287m) lower after being forced to suspend operations at an iron ore mine in Brazil due to a cracked pipe.

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Madonna loses legal battle to prevent auction of Tupac letter and other personal items

Madonna on Monday lost a nearly year-long bid to stop an auction of intimate items, including a breakup letter from rap legend Tupac Shakur.

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Royal baby: How the world reacted 

After months of waiting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed their third royal baby on Monday, to the delight of the country and those far further afield.

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Donald Trump urges senators to back Mike Pompeo ahead of crunch vote

Donald Trump has led a last-minute scramble for votes amid fears his choice for America’s top diplomat could be handed a once-in-a-century snub by a committee of senators.

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