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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 …

Crime

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>Lionel Messi: Happy with the …

Sky Sports

BBC News

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 …

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 …

Sleep

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 …

Holistic Medicine

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 …

Stop Cravings with these Peanut Butter Breakfasts

After each experiment, researchers took participants’ blood samples and asked them to rate their appetite levels. Turns out, those who ate peanuts in the a.m. reported feeling fuller eight to 12 hours after breakfast—and peanut butter had an even stronger appetite-suppressing effect.<p>The results of …

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 …