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Antibiotic 'link to child obesity'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 04:02:29 GMT
A large American study suggests young children who are given repeated courses of antibiotics are more likely than those given fewer drugs to be obese. 
Children hit by tooth decay at three  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:28:02 GMT
More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows. 
Pardew set to stay as Newcastle boss  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:08:32 GMT
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew's job is thought to be safe for the time being, despite his side being second bottom. 
Verstappen 'could be F1 superstar'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:23:00 GMT
Sir Jackie Stewart says Max Verstappen could become a "superstar" if he impresses in his grand prix weekend debut. 
One people, 1,200 sausages  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:18:46 GMT
The history of Germany in beer and bratwurst. 
A jihadist beheading in middle America?  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:20:24 GMT
It is still unclear whether a man who beheaded his co-worker did so in a violent rage, or as an act of jihad. 
Recalculation boosts Kenyan economy  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:32:29 GMT
Kenya's economy is believed to be 25% larger than previously estimated following a change in the way its size is calculated. 
India teacher 'locked boy in kennel'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:37:19 GMT
Authorities in India investigate reports that a five-year-old boy was allegedly locked up in a kennel by his school teacher as punishment for talking to another child in class. 
L'Oreal halts travel to Hong Kong  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:23:30 GMT
French cosmetics giant L'Oreal bans its staff from travelling to Hong Kong until 6 October in response to the growing unrest in the city's streets. 
Venezuela defends Clorox seizure  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:34:46 GMT
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro defends his government's decision to seize a US-owned factory following the departure from Venezuela of Clorox. 
Hostage's wife makes new mercy plea  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:51:00 GMT
The wife of a British hostage being held by militants makes a renewed call for his release, saying there has been "outcry across the world" over his imprisonment. 
Hannah suspect 'linked to 2009 case'  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:12:06 GMT
Police searching for missing student Hannah Graham say there is a forensic link between suspect Jesse Matthew and another unsolved murder case. 
RAF jets strike first IS targets  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:54:40 GMT
RAF jets attack two Islamic State targets in Iraq - the first strikes since Parliament approved military action on Friday. 
May: Our values will beat extremists  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:36:42 GMT
A future Conservative government would seek new powers to ban extremist groups and curb the activities of "harmful" individuals, Theresa May says. 
DJ Neil Fox held over 'sex assaults'  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:09:00 GMT
Radio DJ Neil Fox - known as "Dr Fox" - is arrested in London by police investigating claims of historical sex offences.