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'E-cigs less harm than cigarettes' 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:34:56 GMT 
    An analysis of the current evidence available on e-cigarettes suggests they are safer than conventional cigarettes.


More than five-a-day 'no effect' 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:05:24 GMT 
    New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.


England close in on win over India 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:51:08 GMT 
    England move closer to levelling the series against India with another dominant display on day four of the third Test.


Everton complete £28m Lukaku signing 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:28:11 GMT 
    Everton sign Belgian World Cup striker Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea for a club record fee of £28m.


How many men are paedophiles? 
  Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:34:41 GMT 
    The Pope was reported to have said that about 2% of Catholic clergy are paedophiles - but how does this compare to society as a whole?


The pre-nup that can end a happy marriage 
  Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:40:09 GMT 
    In parts of Yemen when a brother and sister from one family marry siblings from another, the couples' fates can be locked together regardless of how happy they are.


Six dead in Nigeria college blast 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:08:06 GMT 
    At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.


Tight security after Xinjiang unrest 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:42:08 GMT 
    Chinese authorities step up security in parts of Xinjiang after dozens were killed or injured in the region's worst violence for months.


Portuguese bank in 3.6bn euros loss 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:28:48 GMT 
    Portugal's troubled lender, Banco Espirito Santo, reports a bigger-than-expected loss of 3.6bn euros for the first six months of the year.


US travel ban on Venezuela officials 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:50:03 GMT 
    The US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuelan government officials it says are linked to human rights abuses during recent protests.


'Dozens of bodies' at Libya base 
  Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:42:17 GMT 
    At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.


House votes to sue President Obama 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:08:25 GMT 
    The US House of Representatives has passed a resolution authorising a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his constitutional powers.


UK border staff 'not ready' for Ebola 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:20:49 GMT 
    Immigration and customs staff feel unprepared to deal with people arriving in the UK with possible Ebola infections, union leader warns.


Crews work on at pier fire scene 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 04:19:41 GMT 
    Firefighters remained at the scene overnight of a devastating fire that destroyed part of Eastbourne Pier.


New Ofsted chair to be announced 
  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:57:51 GMT 
    Businessman David Hoare is set to be announced by the government as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, the BBC understands.
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