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The world could be free of malaria - one of the oldest and deadliest diseases to affect humanity - within a generation, a major report says. Each year there are still more than 200 million cases of the disease, which mostly kills young children.
How should firms and managers plan for the death of a co-worker or colleague, when the topic of death is often taboo in many cultures and where workplace relationships are often viewed as secondary to the ones we form outside?
It was on 8 June 1708 that Spanish galleon San José erupted into flames off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. The ship had been at battle with the British since late afternoon, and by night, the 62-cannon galleon had disappeared into the Caribbean Sea.
President Trump has abruptly called off peace talks with the Afghan Taliban just as it appeared the insurgents and Washington were on the cusp of a deal. But why is the US fighting a war in Afghanistan and why has it lasted so long?
Amber Davies, 21, from Builth Wells, has a stoma after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis aged 13. While on a night out in Birmingham, she was "grabbed" by a bouncer after coming out of the disabled toilet...
It's December in Iceland and 500 people are huddled together in a valley just off the Golden Circle tourist route. But they're not here to go sightseeing, they're about to tackle the toughest race of their lives, one "designed to break the world's best athletes"...
But Housing and Local Government Minister Julie James backed the plans. She said the "significant" renewable energy benefits outweighed concerns...
As a big, active predator, the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex needed a way to cool down. Now, scientists say that two large holes in its skull acted as a kind of internal "air-conditioning unit", to help the dinosaur lose heat...
The boy, who was visiting London with his family, suffered a "deep" bleed to the brain in the fall on 4 August. He "can't speak or move his body for the moment" but was responding to his family by smiling and laughing...
There was only one woman in the witness stand that day but out of her came six people prepared to testify about the extreme abuse she had suffered.
Adults are advised to do muscle-strengthening exercises twice a week, as well as aerobic exercise, to help them stay active for longer, under new guidance from the UK's top doctors. For the first time, it includes advice on safe activity levels for pregnant women and new mums...
Seven South American countries have agreed measures to protect the Amazon river basin, amid global concern over massive fires in the world's largest tropical forest...
Over the past two centuries, millions of dedicated people – revolutionaries, activists, politicians, and theorists – have yet to curb the disastrous and increasingly globalised trajectory of economic polarisation and ecological degradation.
India's attempt to become the first nation to land a spacecraft near the Moon's unexplored south pole has apparently ended in failure. The Chandrayaan-2 approached the Moon normally until about 2.1km (1.3 miles) from the surface, when an error occurred, officials said...
South American countries are meeting in Colombia to discuss how to respond to the fires that have spread across the Amazon basin. But it is not just the Amazon that has been ablaze this summer, vast tracts of forest in Russia, Asia and Africa have also been burning.
It’s not just summer camps; money advice for young children and teens is increasingly becoming a cottage industry. Budding young speculators can try out a new crypto-currency piggy bank from start-up Pigzbe. “Teen Boss” magazine has headlines like “How to build your brand by being you.”
Japan has started its controversial annual dolphin hunt in the coastal town of Taiji. The hunt sees the animals driven into a cove where most are slaughtered for their meat with knives in shallow waters.
Doctors delivered the twins, who were born following IVF treatment, on Thursday. Mangayamma Yaramati said she and her husband, who is 82 years old, have always wanted children but had been unable to conceive until now.
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An Australian cricket journalist was mistakenly charged £55,000 for a single bottle of beer in a Manchester hotel. Peter Lalor ordered the £5.50 Deuchers IPA at the city's Malmaison hotel before being stunned to discover he had been charged $99,983.64 (£55,315.12)...

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