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Getting stuck on things or in things

Heads stuck in banisters - the official statistics
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Poetry show pulls audience of one

Poetry and ViewMaster show targets audience of one
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Blood donors 'pass on hepatitis E'

Around 1,200 people each year are infected with hepatitis E through donated blood in England, a large study shows.
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Fist bumps 'cleaner than handshakes'

Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.
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Bidding starts for fracking licences

The bidding process for licences to extract shale gas - using the controversial process fracking - will begin later, the government announces.
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WW1 remembrance database launched

The Royal British Legion starts an online campaign to gather tributes to every Commonwealth serviceman and woman who died in World War One.
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Passport workers set to strike

Thousands of passport workers are due to strike later over staffing and pay, with the government saying it could threaten people's holidays.
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Aruba frees top Venezuela official

The Caribbean island of Aruba releases a top Venezuelan official, Gen Hugo Carvajal, detained over US accusations of drug-trafficking activities.

Ex-officer wanted by U.S. arrested

A retired Venezuelan military general wanted in the United States for alleged drug-trafficking ties was arrested in Aruba in a case that could further strain U.S.-Venezuela relations.
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VIDEO: Dog friendly buses in Hong Kong

A new bus service has been launched in Hong Kong for pet lovers.