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AN Iceland video about its range of bread has been banned for oversimplifying the baking process and the number of ingredients. The online video ad showed various bread products, the exterior of a windmill and an interview with a baker who appeared to be inside the windmill, and said: “Our …
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A man who was born without a penis hopes to have one surgically constructed using skin, blood vessels and nerves from his arm. Andrew Wardle, 40, from Greater Manchester was born with bladder exstrophy, which is where the bladder forms outside of the body. As a result, he was born …
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Prince Harry was in his element tonight as he charmed – and was charmed by – some of the bravest sick children in the country. After being hilariously mistaken for a balloon-modelling clown, the prince looked visibly touched as he was given a beautifully-made pottery penguin by another young admirer. …
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Professional footballers suffer more from depression and anxiety than the general public, with more than a third of current and former players reporting symptoms, according to a study by the world players’ union FIFPro. Of 826 players surveyed, 38 percent of current players and 35 percent of former professionals said …
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In Euripides’ The Bacchae, the women of Thebes have been driven into frenzy by the god Dionysus, who arrives in mortal guise to secure his cult and punish those who will not submit to his rites. In the mountains, the bacchants revel and rave, and the city’s king, a priggish …
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So, farewell, Henning Mankell, the creator of Kurt Wallander, the melancholy Swedish detective who has charmed millions on page and on screen with his gloomy reflections on life, corruption and immorality. “The fundamental driving force for me is to create a change in the world we live in… It’s about …
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Last week, Auburn Deputy Mayor Salim Mehajer announced that he plans to ride the weird trajectory of his viral fame all the way to Kirribilli House, and given our fair nation’s revolving door policy when it comes to Prime Minsters, he may even get his wish. Thanks to the recent …
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Aerosmith frontman Steve Tyler has demanded that Donald Trump stop using the band’s song “Dream on” in his campaign. It’s the third time a rock musician has filed a lawsuit against Trump during his presidential campaign. Tyler has sent Trump a cease-and-desist letter, saying that the use of the song …
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Smoking has been linked to almost half the fatal fires in Northern Ireland over the past five years. The Fire and Rescue Service said this applied to 22 of the 53 accidental fire deaths since 2010. Alan Walmsley, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, said: “Smoking materials remain the biggest cause of …
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To increase collaboration in the area of medicines and medical devices, UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today signed a MoU with its counterpart body in India. With an aim of improving public safety in the two countries, a MoU was signed between the Central Drugs Standard Control …
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Actress Terri Dwyer has warned against the use of sunbeds and believes her former obsession with tanning gave her cancer. The 42-year-old star, who found fame playing barmaid Ruth Osborne in Hollyoaks, has spoken frankly about her health ordeal for the first time, which she blames on her extensive sunbed …
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Pregnant women who are diagnosed with cancer do not need to delay treatment or end their pregnancy, a new study found. The study included 129 children in Europe whose mothers were diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy, as well as a control group of 129 children born to women without cancer. …
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