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'Whitey' Bulger Defense Begins Without Him

The murder trial of James "Whitey" Bulger has offered daily drama and bombshell revelations, but today spectators lined up before dawn in the hope …

Cannabis plants spring up all over German town after campaigners plant thousands of seeds in protest against the 'demonisation' of the drug

• Gottingen in Germany is sprouting Marijuana plants all over town<br>• A group called 'A Few Autonomous Flower Children' sowed seeds in June<br>• Members say the …

Lionel Messi happy with appointment of Gerardo Martino at Barcelona

Lionel Messi has expressed his delight with the appointment of Gerardo Martino as the new head coach of Barcelona.<p>The 50-year-old former Paraguay …

Olympic super-heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has left the GB amateur programme. How do you think the gold medallist will do as a professional?http://bit.ly/16ZiRLU

Lightning was seen across much of southern England in the early hours of Tuesday. This photo was taken in Braintree, Essex, by Robert Ottery. Did you witness the thunderstorms? Send your pictures and videos to yourpics@bbc.co.uk, text them to 61124 (UK), or upload here: http://bbcnewsupload.streamuk.com/

President Morsi's family plans legal action against army

Thunderstorms and lightning: Five amazing lightning strikes

So it looks like the amazing summer weather is taking a bit of a hiatus with thunderstorms and lightning in the early hours of this morning and …

The Earth: a very small, blue-tinged dot A robotic space probe nearly 900m miles (1.5bn kilometres) from Earth has turned its gaze away from Saturn and its entourage of moons to take a rare picture of its home planet. http://t.gu.com/neecU Photograph: Nasa/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol praises new coach Gerardo Martino

So Close... | Everton Football Club

So Close... | Everton Football Club

Why is Latin America cooling on Catholicism?

WILD excitement greeted Pope Francis as he touched down in Rio de Janeiro on July 22nd. Brazil’s 123m Roman Catholics are doubly happy: firstly that …

6 Health Hazards Linked to Lack of Sleep

Beyond leaving you drowsy and irritable, sleepless nights can take a serious toll on your physical and mental health.<p>"We know sleep is a critical …

Lynton Crosby: I have never discussed tobacco issues with Cameron

The Tory party election strategist Lynton Crosby has put out a comprehensive denial that he had ever discussed or lobbied David Cameron or the health …

America in the 1970s: New York City

Today marks the start of <b>Documerica Week</b> on In Focus -- a new photo essay each day, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. The Documerica Project was put together by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 1971, with a primary …

Fix in for Del Boy? Do me a favour

Nobody had a better view of Malik Scott than the referee, who decided that he could not beat the count © PA Photos<p>Enlarge<p>If anybody has the film of …

David Moyes admits ‘fear of failure’ after taking charge at Manchester United

David Moyes admits he is fearful about managing Manchester United but has vowed to be a success at Old Trafford.<p>Moyes is currently preparing for his …

Why Skipping Breakfast Might Raise Risk Of Heart Disease

Breakfast has long gotten a good rap for everything from aiding weight loss to improving focus in the classroom.<p>And ever since the Alameda County study in California back in the 1960s linked breakfast — along with a host of other habits — to a longer lifespan, there's been a societal push towards …

Breakfast linked to 'healthy heart'

<b>People should eat breakfast to keep their hearts in good condition, according to researchers in the US.</b><p>Their study of 27,000 men, in the journal Circulation, showed those skipping breakfast were at a greater risk of heart problems.<p>The team at the Harvard School of Public Health said missing the …

A Scientist Debunks The 'Magic' Of Vitamins And Supplements

A pediatrician who spent years defending childhood vaccines against the likes of actress/activist Jenny McCarthy has launched an assault on megavitamins and dietary supplements.<p>"If you take large quantities of vitamin A, vtamin E, beta carotene [or] selenium you increase your risk of cancer, risk …

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Those Fish Oil Supplements Might Cause Cancer

Eating fish is good for you, especially fish that contain omega-3 fatty acids. So I was surprised last week to read a new study in the <i>Journal of the National Cancer Institute</i> that found that omega-3 fatty acids increase the risk of prostate cancer. The risk for both high-grade and low-grade cancer …

Royal baby: Lion King welcome petition rejected

As photographers wait for the first shot of the royal baby outside the hospital where he was born, an attempt to make the occasion that much more …

Donkey Bomb Attack Kills 3 U.S. Troops

Three American service members were killed this morning in a suicide attack carried out by a man on a donkey, according to NATO and Afghan …