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Breaking News: Should drinking alcohol during pregnancy be a crime?
Posted by: Robert Myles SelectMedia

Manchester :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-06 06:04:57 -0800 | health-news

Do women who drink alcohol when pregnant commit a crime? That’s the question posed in a case that’s gone to appeal in the UK courts involving the rights of a 6-year-old child, whose health, lawyers claim, was damaged as a...
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Breaking News: Wi-Fi virus that spreads like common cold
Posted by: Kerry Butters

Liverpool :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-02-28 08:12:55 -0800 | technology-news

Researchers in Liverpool have developed a computer virus that spreads via Wi-Fi like the “common cold.” Now, when nearly every home has wireless Internet, it means that the virus can go from network to network exploiting weaknesses. The virus, once...
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Breaking News: BBC journalists instructed to put a stop to phony ‘editorial balance'
Posted by: Daniel Koeker SelectMedia

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-09 02:08:42 -0700 | political-news

Journalistic integrity has just gotten a little boost from the BBC Trust, which has instructed its journalists to stop inviting unqualified “experts” to add balance to stories that don’t call for it. In the Trust’s progress report on science coverage,...
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Breaking News: UK finally pardons WWII hero Alan Turing,  convicted of homosexuality in 1952
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-05-18 00:32:50 -0700 | disasters-news

British mathematician Alan Turing, whose mathematical work was decisive in breaking the Nazi Enigma codes during World War II, was granted a posthumous royal pardon Tuesday, Dec. 24. The pardon came more than 60 years after one of Britain’s most...
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Breaking News: Are you a video-game junkie? Carry on; playing extends life expectancy, says study
Posted by: VeronicaS

Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-01-13 21:35:58 -0800 | technology-news

Game developer Jane McGonigal gave a TED presentation in Edinburgh, Scotland, in June 2012 on playing games and the connection to extending your life expectancy. Yes, I know it sounds crazy, for we have always heard that playing games, especially...
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Breaking News: Judge consoles rapist: Victim was a pretty girl he 'fancied' and simply couldn't resist
Posted by: VeronicaS

York :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-08 20:32:12 -0700 | disasters-news

Most of us know rape is rape but to one judge in the UK, a man convicted of rape in his court was not a “classic rapist,” but a good guy who just couldn’t resist a pretty girl he "fancied."...
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Breaking News: The end of days — astronomers solve riddle of celestial archaeology
Posted by: Robert Myles

Leicester :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-27 06:56:27 -0700 | technology-news

New research from an international team of astronomers from the University of Leicester in the UK and the University of Arizona sheds light on how stars that have reached the end of their useful life and collapsed in on themselves...
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Breaking News: Bad eyesight? Blame your smartphone
Posted by: Kerry Butters

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-31 11:19:13 -0700 | technology-news

Opticians claim that prolific smartphone use increases users’ risks of eye damage. This is apparently due to overexposure to light that could cause long-term eye problems. Medical professionals have warned that overuse of phones, tablets, computers, and HD television screens...
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Breaking News: Northern Irish police seek US release of all Boston College tapes on Irish Troubles
Posted by: Robert Myles

Belfast :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 10:52:12 -0700 | political-news

In a move likely to add to tensions in Northern Ireland and prove politically controversial in the United States, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is seeking to obtain all historical archive material compiled by Boston College concerning The...
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Breaking News: 4,000-year-old tablet says Noah's Ark existed, provides details of design
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 11:57:38 -0700 | spirituality-religion-news

New evidence has been found that suggests the existence of Noah’s Ark, the boat that carried a pair of all living animals and a few humans and saved them from a devastating flood. A 4,000-year-old clay tablet unearthed from ancient...
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Breaking News: Conrad Murray interview shares intimate details of Michael Jackson's medical care
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-11-28 12:12:47 -0800 | entertainment-news

Opinion Conrad Murray, the physician who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the untimely death of pop icon, Michael Jackson, was recently released from jail after serving two years in prison. Murray gave a bizarre interview to London's Daily Mail,...
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Breaking News: 'Global epidemic' as dementia cases set to treble by 2050
Posted by: Robert Myles

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2013-12-07 21:39:48 -0800 | health-news

The numbers of worldwide dementia sufferers increased by 22 percent over the last three years according to a new study published Thursday. By 2050, there could be almost 150 million sufferers globally. A report, titled, “Dementia: a public health priority”...
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Breaking News: Faslane Peace Camp: Hippies camping for nuke-free peace for 32 years
Posted by: Anne Sewell

Glasgow :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-07-09 10:29:14 -0700 | lifestyle-news

Do you remember that famous speech by former US President John F. Kennedy on Sept. 25, 1961, where he warned that we should all be prepared for a nuclear war that would end the planet? Well, a bunch of hippies...
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Breaking News: British intelligence has been hacking your Yahoo video chat sessions
Posted by: Joe Kukura

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-03-02 01:04:30 -0800 | technology-news

The US National Security Agency has pulled off some pretty brazen acts of surveillance. But the latest news of outrageously invasive spying by British intelligence makes the other Edward Snowden-NSA revelations look like piffle, codswollop and poppycock. According the latest...
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Breaking News: Dolphins deliberately get high on puffer fish toxins
Posted by: Nina Rai

London :: United Kingdom | updated 2014-06-02 11:58:56 -0700 | technology-news

Over the years it has been established that dolphins and human beings share several common traits. But the latest discovery will surely take everyone by surprise, especially alcohol lovers. Zoologists were stunned to see the footage of the marine mammal...
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