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All diets 'have similar results'

1 hour 40 min ago
All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

House the elderly on NHS land - MP

1 hour 46 min ago
Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.

Demolition plan to flatten council HQ

2 hours 8 min ago
Leicester City Council's former headquarters will be demolished using a "controlled collapse", it is announced.

Jihadist video 'horror' - the front pages

2 hours 12 min ago
The apparent killing of a second American hostage by Islamic State militants in Syria - and the warning that a Briton will be next - dominate front pages.

Mahan, Bradley, Simpson get US picks

2 hours 16 min ago
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson are handed US captain Tom Watson's wildcards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.

£3.5bn deal for armoured vehicles

2 hours 24 min ago
A £3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles is to be signed in Caerphilly county ahead of the Nato summit.

Lib Dems pledge more free childcare

2 hours 30 min ago
The Liberal Democrats pledge 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out pre-election policies.

Dog lead mother jailed after appeal

2 hours 37 min ago
A mother who walked her daughter to school on a dog lead during a "campaign of cruelty" is jailed at the second time of asking.

Cockatoos teach tool-making tricks

2 hours 44 min ago
Cockatoos teach each other to use tools

Meadow protection plan 'backfires'

2 hours 54 min ago
A bid to safeguard endangered wildflower meadows has backfired, according to an unpublished report by the watchdog English Nature.

Wormwood Scrubs 'filthy and unsafe'

2 hours 58 min ago
Wormwood Scrubs prison in west London is described as "filthy" and unsafe in a report by inspectors.

UK moves up global economic ranking

3 hours 2 min ago
The UK edges up the World Economic Forum's worldwide rankings, but the group warns that the health of the global economy is at risk.

Allergy mistakes 'risking lives'

3 hours 3 min ago
Thousands of lives are put at risk each year by doctors prescribing drugs that patients are known to be allergic to, the medicines watchdog says.

VIDEO: Care homes: Views from the inside

3 hours 3 min ago
Inhabitants of a care home for the elderly in Kent talk about their experience of living and ageing there.

DNA overturns 30-year US convictions

2 September 2014 - 11:56pm
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence.

Gary Barlow 'settling tax affairs'

2 September 2014 - 11:36pm
Singer Gary Barlow has said he is working with new accountants following controversy over his tax dealings.

Islamic State holding British captive

2 September 2014 - 11:20pm
A British hostage is among those being held by Islamic State militants, Number 10 confirms.

VIDEO: Moment Ashya's parents released

2 September 2014 - 10:19pm
Ashya King's parents have been freed from a Spanish jail, following their arrest on Saturday.

VIDEO: Ashya parents 'just want to see him'

2 September 2014 - 10:09pm
Ashya King's parents have freed from custody in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.

Ashya's parents freed from prison

2 September 2014 - 9:54pm
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant.