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Russia in new Ukraine attack threat

Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
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NYPD Twitter campaign 'backfires'

Twitter users bombard the New York Police department with images depicting police aggression in the latest social media campaign to go awry.
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Bail-out for troubled Hull theatre

The Hull Truck theatre receives £400,000 in emergency grants to help it out of financial crisis.

Obama wades into Japan-China dispute

At the start of a long-awaited visit to Asia, U.S. President Barack Obama has waded into a fraught territorial dispute between Japan and China.

This is you on stress

I see many women who battle with anxieties, and not just at night. They obsess about their children, their marriage, their finances, their job, their parents; about sickness, accidents, disappointments and assorted other upsets that come under the heading Bad Things That Could Happen.
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Hospice boss cleared of misconduct

The director of care at a children's hospice is cleared of professional misconduct over the way she dealt with a dying teenager.
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Three children found dead in London

A woman is arrested after three children are found dead at a house in south London.
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Madeleine police probe 18 break-ins

UK police investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance are looking at 18 potentially linked cases involving a lone intruder breaking into holiday villas in the Algarve, Portugal.
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Cancer teen reaches £1m target

A teenage blogger with terminal cancer raises £1m for charity after posting his final message to followers.

Teen stowaway recovering at hospital

The teen stowaway who survived a five-hour flight hidden in the plane's wheel well is recovering in a Hawaii hospital, a state health official said.