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Could this diabetes drug help beat cocaine addiction? Medication 'curbs dependence by targeting brain's reward center'

Scientists from University of Pennsylvania discovered that Byetta, a diabetes drug that targets a hormone dealing with food consumption, can also decrease an addict's desire for cocaine.
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VIDEO: Children tell of having to watch beheadings

More evidence has come to light of the way Iraqi and Syrian children are being targeted by so-called Islamic State.
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Human and gorilla ancestors split 10 million years ago in Africa, fossils show

The University of Tokyo believe fossils are from ancient gorillas and date back 8m years, which suggests human and ape lineage split 10m years ago. These are the first found south of the Sahara.
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Zika virus case identified in Maryland bringing total of affected US states to 21

The news comes as U.S. officials scramble to ship Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country - but fear there will be a shortage.
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Elon Musk reveals you can reserve a $35,000 Tesla Model 3 from March 31st

Elon Musk tweeted the announcement this week, and added that all reservations will require a $1,000 deposit and a visit to a Tesla store. Online reservations for Model 3 will be accepted April 1.
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More than £9bn wiped off the value of UK's biggest banks as global markets suffer

Fears of negative interest rates and a profits warning at French giant Societe Generale shredded the nerves of investors on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Cannabis DOES alter your brain and younger you start the greater the risk of damage

Scientists from the University of Texas at Dallas found people who use cannabis before age 16 have underdeveloped brains - and those who start after age 16 suffer accelerated brain aging.
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PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday January 27, 2012. Toy firm Hornby has admitted its profits have been knocked off track by weak demand for train sets and Scalextric racing cars over Christmas. The group, which also owns the Airfix and Corgi brands, blamed fragile consumer confidence and caution among retail stockists for its UK festive sales coming in below the level of a year ago. In particular, it said sales of more expensive ranges such as Hornby and Scalextric sets were "affected adversely". See PA story CITY Hornby. Photo credit should read: Stephen Kelly/PA Wire

Hornby loses almost three quarters of its value in just 48 hours

Hornby issued its fourth profit warning in three years on Wednesday, and had the worst day in its trading history with stock dropping 60 per cent.
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Clarks set to axe 170 head office jobs as footwear firm is hit by slowing sales

The High Street stalwart has been hit by slowing sales and competition, and is undoing a mini-crisis after its long-serving chief executive and finance director left last year.
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LEIGH, GREATER MANCHESTER - FEBRUARY 11:  Joe Rothwell of Manchester United U21s celebrates scoring their first goal during the U21 Premier League match between Manchester United U21s and Manchester City U21s at Leigh Sports Village on February 11, 2016 in Leigh, Greater Manchester.  (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United U21 1-0 Manchester City U21: Joe Rothwell nets only goal of the game to send Red side of the city top of the league

Ed Woodward says significant finance is still being pumped into Manchester United’s academy set-up and while some age groups are failing miserably the Under 21s keep on performing.
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JAMES ASHTON: Slump sparked by a perfect storm of oil prices and the misfiring Chinese economy risks becoming a full-blown crisis

Central bankers clambered from the rubble of the Great Panic of 2008 adamant that the global economy should never be caught out so badly again.
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Government borrowing costs hit record low of 1.22% amid speculation BoE may not raise rates until end of the decade

The yield on 10-year gilts fell to an all-time low as nervous investors dump risky assets such as bank shares and look to the apparent safety of government debt.
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Oil price back at 12 year low with up to 2m excess barrels being produced a day

Record US supply figures, the prospects of weaker demand, and a forecast by Goldman Sachs that the price will stay low for the rest of this year all helped send the price of crude lower yesterday.
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Bristol airport warns local economy could lose £843m if Wales wins right to set a lower rate of passenger duty at Cardiff

If Wales is given autonomy over setting APD Bristol Airport warns it will see a 25 per cent drop in numbers by 2020 as they flock to neighbouring Cardiff where flights would be cheaper.
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The FTSE giant bucking the gloom: Support services firm DCC sees jump in shares after posting rising profits

The company, which provides sales, marketing and distribution services, said its operating profits of £221.7m were ‘very significantly ahead’ of the previous year.
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Profit slump at Jaguar Land Rover as Indian-owned car maker sells record number of cheaper vehicles   

The Indian owned firm changed its strategy in the wake of the downturn by launching a range of lower cost cars such as the XE which is also known as the baby Jaguar.
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MARKET REPORT: Traders attack the rise of the machines with automated algorithmic computer systems blamed for sharp share price drops

Well gone are the days when an investor made a decision to buy or sell a share and conveyed this information to a stockbroker, who then routed the order to an exchange.
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Salford 44-10 St Helens

Salford Red Devils produce a stunning display to demolish St Helens with an eight-try hammering at the AJ Bell Stadium.
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Celta Vigo 2-2 Sevilla (agg 2-6): Unai Emery's side set up Copa del Rey final with Barcelona despite Iago Aspas' brace

Unai Emery's Sevilla secured a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo on Thursday night to book their spot in the final of the Copa del Rey courtesy of a 6-2 aggregate win.
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Increasing vaccination rates could reduce the need for antibiotics

A UK government report revealed vaccines could help combat drug-resistant superbugs - which may end up killing 10 million additional people a year and costing an extra $100 trillion by 2050.
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Neil Warnock answers Rotherham SOS to become new boss until end of the season

The veteran manager is going full circle to one of the clubs he played for in answering an SOS from the Yorkshire outfit. Warnock has agreed to take charge until the end of the season.
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New GPS technique makes system accurate to just a few centimeters 

The University of California, Riverside has developed a new way to process data from the GPS to enhance location accuracy from the meter-level down to a few centimeters.
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Warnock named new Rotherham manager

Former Sheffield United and QPR boss Neil Warnock is appointed Rotherham manager until the end of the season.
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Why some men think all women want to sleep with them can be down to 'attachment style'

Researchers at Union College in New York found that men on the higher end of the 'attachment anxiety' spectrum were most likely to imagine a woman being sexually interested in them.
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Expert busts 5 common myths about the sniffles and reveals flu strikes once a decade

An expert from New York University revealed many people incorrectly assume they have the flu when they're just sick, the flu shot doesn't cause illness, drugs can't stop flu symptoms - and more.
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HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Trevor Whelan riding Albatros De Guye win The 32Red £10 Free Handicap Steeple Chase at Huntingdon racecourse on February 11, 2016 in Huntingdon, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Robin Goodfellow's Racing Tips: All the best bets for Friday, February 12

Sportsmail racing expert Robin Goodfellow gives his hottest selections ahead of Friday's racing at Kempton, Wetherby and Wolverhampton. 
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VIDEO: 'Mind-boggling' breakthrough

Scientists say the discovery of gravitational waves will open the window on the formation of the universe.
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VIDEO: Bosch paintings in historic homecoming

The strange and terrifying works of the painter Hieronymous Bosch have been gathered in his home town, Den Bosch, in the Netherlands for the first time.
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Number of people battling dementia has FALLEN by 20% every decade since the 70s

A new study from Boston University noted dementia rates have dropped - likely because of an increase in heart disease medication - which offers hope that the disease can be prevented, or at least delayed.
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Pregnant women should NOT use e-cigs as they could be ‘worse than tobacco smoke’

Professor Judith Zelikoff, from New York University, told scientists many women switched to e-cigarettes on the 'misguided' belief they are safer than tobacco.
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California is warned ‘the big one’ could hit causing more damage than San Andreas

Running from Northern California to British Columbia, the Cascadia subduction zone can deliver a quake that's many times stronger than San Andreas.
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VIDEO: Top Gear's top seven

The full line-up of presenters set to front the new series of Top Gear has been announced.
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A new homonin finger bone fossil was found in Sterkfontein Caves.
Two new hominin fossils have been found in a previously uninvestigated chamber in the Sterkfontein Caves, just North West of Johannesburg in South Africa.

The two new specimens, a finger bone and a molar, are part of a set of four specimens, which seem to be from early hominins that can be associated with early stone tool-bearing sediments that entered the cave more than two million years ago.

"The specimens are exciting not only because they are associated with early stone tools, but also because they possess a mixture of intriguing features that raise many more questions than they give answers," says lead researcher Dr Dominic Stratford, a lecturer at the Wits School of Geography, Archaeology and Environmental studies, and research coordinator at the Sterkfontein Caves.

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Are unique fossils found at South Africa's 'cradle of life' a new human ancestor?

Two 'unique' new hominin fossils were found in a previously uninvestigated chamber in the Sterkfontein Caves just North West of Johannesburg in South Africa.
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London flood alerts issued and Thames Barrier shut after river burst its banks

The River Thames burst its banks onto flood plains in Greenwich, south east London, today while dramatic photographs show river levels extremely high in areas such as Embankment.
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Jurgen Klopp joins Liverpool legends for Anfield Topping Out ceremony

Topping Out is a construction tradition that supposedly brings good luck on a new building - with Klopp joined by 10 of the club's star studded alumni, including Sportsmail's Carragher.
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Payet signs new West Ham contract

Midfielder Dimitri Payet signs a new five-and-a-half year deal with West Ham, just seven months after joining from Marseille.
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Greenhouse gases could destroy the possibility of extraterrestrial life

Greenhouse gasses can cause a planet to dry out and become uninhabitable, just as powerfully as if the planet were orbiting too close to its sun, a new study claims.
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Genes inherited from neanderthals linked with addiction and even callouses

Researchers from Vanderbilt University compared the genes of 28,000 people with information from their health records to detemine which we have inherited from Neanderthals.
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Chris Giganti hits creates alcohol guide showing bad things that can happen to MEN

The CDC came under fire for new alcohol guidelines that advised women to take birth control if they drink. A Brooklyn designer created a similar guide for men to combat the sexism of the first guide.
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Johnson sacked by Sunderland

Adam Johnson is sacked by Sunderland after pleading guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child and one charge of grooming.
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Sunderland sack Adam Johnson after winger pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16 years

MATT LAWTON EXCLUSIVE: Sunderland have sacked Adam Johnson after he pleaded guilty to grooming and sexual activity with a child under 16 years this week.
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Dimitri Payet commits future to West Ham with new £125,000-a-week five-year-deal

West Ham forward Dimitri Payet has signed a money-spinning new deal worth up to £35million. The Frenchman’s bumper package is the most lucrative in the club’s history.
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Prince William consoles widow at funeral of polar explorer Henry Worsley

Prince William (pictured, with Mr Worsley's widow Joanna) was patron of the adventurer's Shackleton Solo Expedition and joined mourners at a central London church for the service this afternoon.
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Iron tablets can damage the body in just 10 MINUTES

Iron supplements contain 10 times more iron than is necessary for health, researchers from the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College London said.
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Third of young adults too scared to check their bank account

Research released as part of National Student Money Week also found that 34 per cent of young adults expect to go into debt this year.
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Stoke hope Bojan Krkic deal will persuade PSG target Marko Arnautovic to stay

Arnautovic's current contract runs out in 2017 and is understood to contain a £12.5million buy-out clause that will become active when the final year of the agreement begins this summer.
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Two Uber executives appear in Paris court for 'running illegal taxi operation' 

Thibaud Simphal, general manager for France, and Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, chief for Western Europe, have also been charged with commercial deception and violation of privacy law.
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Two Syrian 'people smugglers' go on trial over the death of Aylan Kurdi

Muwafaka Alabash and Asem Alfrhad have been charged with human smuggling and causing the deaths of five people 'through deliberate negligence' at their trial in Bodrum, Turkey.
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MSPs vote on Scottish income tax rate

MSPs vote on a Scottish rate of income tax for the first time, deciding to keep rates at the current levels.
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Liverpool's FA Cup youngsters will get a 'kick up the rear' if they let fame go their heads, insists James Milner

James Milner has been impressed with Liverpool's young players who represented the club in the FA Cup but has warned they will get a 'kick up the rear' if they let fame go to their heads.
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Growing human organs in pigs and sheep takes step closer as new guidelines published

The British government has published its first guidance on controversial technology that combines human genetic material or tissue with animals to create hybrids. Stock image of pigs pictured.
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Francesco Guidolin inspired by Leicester's unlikely Premier League title challenge

Francesco Guidolin plans to draw inspiration from his friend Claudio Ranieri's title charge at Leicester City as he attempts to steer Swansea City away from relegation danger.
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Mexico prison riot sees 60 dead as locals report gunfire inside compound

The violent scuffles and fire broke out at the Topo Chico prison in the north eastern Mexican city of Monterrey, where relatives of the prisoners said they heard gunshots in the early hours.
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Manchester United U21 1-0 Manchester City U21 REPORT: Joe Rothwell gives hosts the bragging rights over their rivals

Manchester United's under-21 side will be looking to continue to build on their remarkable seven-goal demolition of Norwich when they take on rivals Manchester City on Thursday night.
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Junior doctor describes treating 100 cancer patients single-handedly

Richard Bowman describes helping patients who 'couldn't breathe' and another who had 'bleeding in their head' at a hospital in Birmingham in a post which has already been shared 4,000 times.
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Oregon militia stand-off ends

The remaining armed occupiers of a US wildlife sanctuary in the state of Oregon surrender, ending a tense 41-day stand-off over government control of local land.
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Investing Show: Tim Price says Japan is 'standout value opportunity'

Against a backdrop of bad headlines, contrarian investor Tim Price explains where he is looking for good news in the latest episode of the Investing Show.
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Conspiracy theorists claim Mars rover trampled over ‘ancient art face’

Conspiracy theorists have identified what they claim is an ancient face on the red planet. The 'face' is argued to be an alien sculpture thousands of years old, and Curiosity rover ran right over it.
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FILE - February 10, 2016:  Phil Gartside Dies Aged 63 PORTSMOUTH, UNITED KINGDOM - SEPTEMBER 25:  Bolton Wanderers Manager Sam Allardyce sits next to his Chairman Phil Gartside during Barclays Premiership match between Portsmouth and Bolton Wanderers at Fratton Park on September 25, 2006 in Portsmouth, England.  (Photo by Ben Radford/Getty Images)

Sam Allardyce hails 'magical journey' with Phil Gartside after Bolton chairman's death 

The current Sunderland boss teamed up with Gartside to lead Wanderers into the Barclays Premier League, establish them as a top-flight outfit and then guide them into Europe.
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Injured Jockeys Fund urges female riders to engage in extra research into concussion

The Injured Jockeys Fund is urging female riders to engage in research into concussion on the back of figures suggesting they are four-times more susceptible to the condition than men.
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Nestle 'hypocritical' to end IAAF deal

IAAF president Lord Coe accuses Nestle of hypocrisy after it ends its sponsorship of the Kids' Athletics programme.
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Arsenal to take on 2016 MLS AT&T All-Stars and Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara as part of pre-season trip to America

Premier League side Arsenal will prepare for the 2016-17 season with two fixtures in America. The club have confirmed they will travel to the United States to face the 2016 MLS AT&T All-Stars.
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Clive O'Connell, the lawyer sacked for calling Liverpool fans 'scouse scum', takes on a new role in the industry

Clive O'Connell, the lawyer who was sacked after appearing on camera to call Liverpool supporters 'scouse scum', has landed a new job in the industry.
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Turkey blasts UN calls to take in more migrants and threaten to send millions into the EU

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up his denunciations of EU policy and warned Europe the country could simply say 'goodbye' to the 2.5million refugees it hosts.
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NATO warships ordered to patrol the Aegean Sea 'without delay'

Three NATO vessels have been ordered to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help Turkey and Greece crack down on criminal networks smuggling migrants and refugees into Europe.
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The campaign to lower Premier League ticket prices is an ongoing battle uniting fans from all clubs, despite Liverpool owners lessening the cost at Anfield after walkout

Sportsmail has spoken with supporters of all 20 Premier League clubs to gather thoughts on what should happen next in the continuing campaign to lower the price of tickets.
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Tortoise superyacht looks like a floating fortress

With a radical interior and a shell that looks like it has been fortified, the 115ft Tortoise luxury yacht will be cruising to hotspots such as Monaco when billionaires and A-listers return this spring.
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Koutalaki Ski Village will let holidaymakers ski off the ROOFTOPS

Koutalaki Ski Village in Levi, Finland, will feature ski slopes on the rooftops of its buildings. The unusual concept is the first of its kind in the world and part of it is already open to the public.
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German labour minister needs HALF A BILLION euros to help migrants get on job market

Germany's Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. Andrea Nahles says the £352million would be used to create jobs for an estimated 100,000 refugees - just ten per cent of last years intake.
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Manchester City star Sergio Aguero hopes to continue scoring form against Tottenham

Sergio Aguero hopes to prove Tottenham's tormentor once more when the north London outfit travel to Manchester City this weekend for their Premier League encounter.
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Anthony Joshua on the verge of facing IBF champion Charles Martin as Eddie Hearn admits talks for bout are at advanced stage 

Anthony Joshua is on the cusp of landing a world-title shot, with Eddie Hearn claiming talks to make an April 9 fight with IBF heavyweight champion Charles Martin are at an ‘advanced stage’.
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Benidorm holidaymaker loses hearing in one ear and his JOB after catching infection

Niall Coulter spent £2,600 on a family holiday to Benidorm, and has claimed that a dip in a swimming pool on the Spanish break has cost him his hearing and his job.
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Donald Trump's new hotel in Washington DC to open in September 2016

Located just down the street from the White House, Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., will open in September in the capital's iconic Old Post Office building.
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

A number of Irish journalists have been "formally notified" by police in the Republic of Ireland that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
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Enterprise Inns sees net income grow by 1.6 per cent as it braces itself for the end of the 17th century 'beer tie'

The Solihull-based firm said like-for-like net income beat expectations, growing by 1.6 per cent at its leased and tenanted estate for the 19 weeks to February 6 compared with a year ago.
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Jose Mourinho spotted in London with trusted lieutenant Rui Faria as Manchester United move edges closer... so, were they discussing Old Trafford plan?

Jose Mourinho believes it is a 'done deal' that he will take over at Manchester United this summer and it appears he is already making plans after being spotted with his right-hand man in London.
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CAT who risked its life crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe revealed

Nicknamed Dias after the modern Greek name for Zeus, volunteer Ashley Anderson is hoping she can track down the cat's original owners who she believes have now settled somewhere in Europe.
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German Christians, women and homosexuals forced to flee from Muslim men

Christians, women and gay men are among the groups of asylum seekers needing their own accommodation in Germany after facing attacks by fellow migrants.
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Vern Cotter backs Scotland to 'nail a big game' ahead of Wales showdown despite eight Six Nations defeats in a row

For Scotland head coach Cotter the 15-9 Murrayfield defeat by England still represents progress two years on from the 20-0 humbling dished out to predecessor Scott Johnson's side.
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Violent outbursts in mice linked to damage in the brain could shed light on humans

Researchers at from NYU Langone Medical Centre found damage in the lateral septum (green) triggered a cascade of activity in other brain regions that produced what’s called ‘septal rage’.
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Ma Du Fou expected to swerve Cheltenham Festival despite Huntingdon hurdle victory 

Warren Greatrex looks set bypass the Cheltenham Festival with Ma Du Fou despite the six-year-old starting to back-up his tall reputation with victory in the 32Red Sidney Banks Novices’ Hurdle.
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VTech 'is responsible' for kids' data

The UK's data privacy watchdog confirms that VTech remains responsible for protecting users' data despite changes to its terms and conditions.
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Angelina Jolie has lead to more women under 40 having tests for BRCA gene 

Scientists from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute revealed genetic testing rates for BRCA mutations - which increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer - have increased, thanks to actress Angelina Jolie.
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We mimic other people's expressions such as smiling and frowning to show empathy

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison say humans subconsciously 'simulate' the facial expressions of others (stock image of a smile pictured) to help us understand how they feel.
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Vincent Tan promises to make Cardiff City debt-free within five years and agrees to convert £68m of debt into equity

Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan has converted £68million of the club's debt into equity and pledged to clear the rest by 2021. He has also written off a further £10m that was owed to him.
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Women get less credit than men when working as part of a team

Harvard University researchers found female academics were less likely to be given a permanent job if they co-authored papers with a male counterpart.
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Rory Reid is the foul-mouthed Jeremy Clarkson wannabe now presenting Top Gear

Rory Reid, a self-styled 'South London boy', got the job by sending in a 30-second audition tape which impressed chief host Chris Evans.
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Southampton manager Ronald Koeman delighted with the return of Fraser Forster ahead of away trip to face Swansea

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is impressed at how well Fraser Forster has fitted back into the team since coming back from injury.
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Putin 'would see EU exit as weakness'

Hilary Benn claims Vladimir Putin would see Brexit as a sign of "weakness" - but "leave" campaigners accuse of him resorting to scare tactics.
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Kenya misses athletics doping deadline

Kenya misses a deadline to prove to the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) it is tackling cheating in athletics.
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Tesco offers Budweiser for 14p each on its website but price was a mistake

Customers in England and Northern Ireland thought they were getting a bargain, but Tesco was quick to apologise for the 'confusion', stating that the product was listed with 'incorrect details'.
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Gigalum Island with Paul McCartney as your closest neighbour could be yours

The 19-acre Gigalum Island - off the west coast of Scotland - has had its priced slashed by £100,000 to £450,000 - a bargain considering the privacy and stunning location.
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Matt Prior dreaming of Tour de France as One Pro Cycling team makes the climb

Matt Prior believes his One Pro Cycling team are ahead of schedule in their bid to compete in the world's biggest cycling races, and will soon be lining up alongside the likes of Team Sky.
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How to prevent hotel bed bugs from infesting your home revealed

One tiny bug can easily become an infestation and travellers could end up taking hitchhiking bed bugs home with them - but it's easy to avoid the problem with just a few precautions.
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Holocaust survivor Leon Schwarzbaum comes face to face with Reinhold Hanning

Leon Schwarzbaum, 94, confronted former SS Sergeant Reinhold Hanning on the first day of his trial in Detmold, Germany.
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VIDEO: 'We have detected gravitational waves'

Professor David Reitze says the discovery of gravitational waves "opens a new window onto astronomy".
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In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 photo made available by Alekhbariya Saudi State TV ambulances and securities are have seen outside of the Ministry of Education office, located in Al-Dayer, Jazan region, Saudi Arabia. Several people have been killed in a gun attack on an education department in southern Saudi Arabia. Others were injured in the shooting. The attacker has reportedly been arrested. (Alekhbariya via AP)

Saudi Arabia teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues

A teacher in Jazan province, southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported.
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LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 04:  Fans display banners outside the ground prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium on April 4, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

If Arsenal fans protested against unfair ticket prices like Liverpool supporters did, I'd join them - MARTIN KEOWN

MARTIN KEOWN: My Sportsmail colleague Jamie Carragher made a stand by joining in the Anfield protests last week and if there was a similar one at Arsenal, I would follow suit.
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Claude Ronny? Cristiano Ronaldo ditches white of Real Madrid to show true colours in Colour Splash campaign photoshoot

It is not often that Cristiano Ronaldo changes the white of Real Madrid for something else but on Thursday he revealed his true colours to promote his CR7 underwear line.