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Here is husband Brendan's moving tribute to Jo Cox in full

Jo Cox’s grieving husband has said their two children were “enveloped in her love, excited by her energy and inspired by her example”.<p>Brendan Cox …

Careful: Soul Inside… My Journey Throughout The West Coast’s Homeless Souls

In June 2015, I started a personal ongoing series of photographic essays casing lives of real people throughout several cities of the West coast of …

What happens inside the brain of a gambling addict?

What happens inside the brain of a gambling addict when they make a bet - and can the secret to their addiction be found within the brain itself? BBC Panorama filmed a unique experiment designed to find out.<p>Wendy Bendel's partner killed himself after struggling with a 20-year gambling addiction. In …

Checking symptoms online leading to growing levels of ‘cyberchondria’

Checking your symptoms online rather than visiting the family doctor is leading to growing levels of “cyberchondria” — where patients believe …

Babar Ahmad: My support for Taliban was 'naive'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1231000/1231915_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524738839_79ad59a818a37991a0c9317b2a2ec565<p><b>A British man jailed over a website considered a key moment in the birth of online jihadist propaganda said he had been "naive" to support the Taliban.</b><p>In …

Spectacular Northern Lights illuminate sky over UK

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1230000/1230821_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524655234_cbe7f083071e8205c527b16c73652860<p><b>There have been spectacular displays of the Aurora Borealis - better known as the Northern Lights - across parts of the UK overnight.</b><p>The colourful …

Horses recognise human emotions

<b>Horses are able to discriminate between happy and angry human facial expressions, according to research.</b><p>In an experiment using photographs of male human faces, scientists from the University of Sussex showed that domestic horses "responded negatively" to angry expressions.<p>The scientists say …

Ebola outbreak ends in Guinea, says WHO

<b>The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, two years after the epidemic began there.</b><p>Guineans are expected to celebrate the landmark with concerts and fireworks.<p>The disease killed more than 2,500 people in the West African state, and a further 9,000 in …

Middle-aged women at greater risk of self-harm or suicide

Middle-aged women have been identified as a group increasingly at risk of self-harm or suicide.<p>Suicide prevention group Pieta House has tailored a …

Borneo Is Burning, and Humans and Orangutans Are in Danger

Wildlife<p>On September 16, 2015, just over a month ago, I began my journey into Gunung Palung National Park in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. I was finally starting my project studying the lives of orangutans, supported by a National Geographic Young Explorers grant.<p>The trek began two hours south of …

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Cambridge spies: Defection of 'drunken' agents shook US confidence

<b>Two members of the Cambridge spy ring were so drunken and unstable that US officials were stunned they had been employed by the Foreign Office, papers released to the National Archives show.</b><p>The defection of Guy Burgess and Donald Maclean to Moscow in 1951 left the US State Department's confidence …

Mental health stigma campaign starts

<b>A campaign to reduce the stigma around mental health in children has been launched by the government.</b><p>It will use school visits and social media to urge young people and parents to talk more about mental health.<p>Health Minister Alistair Burt said the campaign was "the largest ever" and would include …

Self-harm among boys 10-14 jumps 44%

A 44% jump in the rate of self-harm among 10 to 14-year-old boys underscores the need for mental health programmes targeted at this young age group, …

Suicide-risk behaviour patterns identified - study

<b>Depressed people who display "risky behaviour", agitation and impulsivity are at least 50% more likely to attempt suicide, a study has found.</b><p>Research by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) concluded that the behaviour patterns "precede many suicide attempts".<p>The study said …

Social workers ‘feeling burden of policies’

Some social workers feel inhibited in their work because they are overburdened by policies amid growing caseloads, according to research.<p>The study, …

This elder hipster is way more fashionable than you

Gunther Anton Krabbenhoft, an elderly man from Germany, proves that style doesn’t have to decrease with age.<p>It was after German street style blog</i> …

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Student's prize-winning video explains why the appendix is misunderstood

Most of us only remember we have an appendix when it needs to be taken out, but in fact, it's a key component of a healthy gut.<p>Paige Bebee of Ivanhoe …

Two property developers accused of 'scaremongering tactics' in Cork

<i>By Eoin English</i><p>A former mayor of Cork county has accused two leading developers opposed to a merger of the city and county councils of opportunism …

15 Famous People Who Have A Soft Spot For Wieners

Behind many famous faces, from the Queen of England to the Old Hollywood glamouratti, there’s always a small wiener.<p>These classic photos prove that …

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Japan’s emperor appears to part ways with Abe on pacifism debate

TOKYO — Japan’s emperor expressed his “deep remorse” Saturday over his country’s actions during World War II, strengthening his usual statement of regret on the anniversary of the end of a particularly ignominious period in Japanese history.<p>At noon — 70 years to the minute since his father, …