Teenage drinkers triple their risk of deadly cancer

Teenage drinkers triple their risk of deadly cancer Stock picture Teenagers who drink a lot of alcohol triple their risk of deadly prostate cancer later in life, research suggests. A study in the US found the massively...

Rio residents allege abuse by military as third soldier dies

Rio residents allege abuse by military as third soldier dies He died from injuries sustained in confrontations between soldiers and armed traffickers in the neighborhoods of Penha, Mare and Complexo do Alemao. A soldier attends the...

Man arrested after posting ‘distressing’ photos of fatal car crash on social media

Man arrested after posting 'distressing' photos of fatal car crash on social media Lizzy Keenan, 30, who was killed in a crash in Chellaston, Derbyshire Photo: Derbyshire Police/PA Wire A man has been arrested after pictures of...

People have got this woman’s name wrong all her life – but there’s a...

People have got this woman’s name wrong all her life – but there’s a twist Summer Heacock says people getting her name wrong has been a ‘bizarre, long-running cosmic joke’. (Summer Heacock) We’ve all been called by...

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela

Casualties avoided after strong quake strikes Venezuela The depth of the tremor is thought to have helped avoid ‘a tragedy’, experts said. Residents sit outside their apartments in a street near the Tower of David (AP) A...

Homeless man who handed out CVs on the street has finally landed a job

Homeless man who handed out CVs on the street has finally landed a job David Casarez has accepted an offer a few weeks after photos of him holding a ‘homeless’ cardboard sign went viral. (Jasmine Scofield/Twitter) A...

Horrifying footage shows police helicopter crash

Horrifying footage shows police helicopter crash One officer was hurt in the incident in Arkansas. The crash happened in Arkansas (Screengrab/PA) Video footage has revealed the crash of a police helicopter in Arkansas that left one person...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of London And it’s a beautiful thing. (Coca-Cola London Eye) If you’ve ever wanted a bird’s eye view of London, your luck’s in. The London...

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad served as US ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations under president George W Bush (AP) The US has rejected an invitation to join Russia-led...

It’s international museum meme day and the results are absolutely perfect

It’s international museum meme day and the results are absolutely perfect What do you get when you combine culture and comedy? (Yui Mok/PA) Thousands of people have been getting involved in museum meme day on Twitter. Users have...

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