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The World Medical Association wants more action to deal with increasing childhood obesity

World health leaders urge junk food ads ban on TV shows appealing to children

The bigger-than-average increase in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere between 2014 and 2015 was fuelled by the El Nino weather phenomenon in the Pacific

2015 marks 'new era of climate change reality' as CO2 levels hit symbolic 400ppm

Justin Bieber is on his Purpose World Tour

Justin Bieber 'storms off stage' because of fans screaming between songs

Daniel and Amy McArthur of Ashers Baking Company

Christian bakers lose pro-gay marriage cake discrimination ruling challenge

A plane which crashed on take-off from Malta International Airport (Ed De Gaetano/Twitter/PA)

Five dead as plane crashes in 'massive explosion' at Malta airport

Many doctors have admitted prescribing or carrying out a treatment which they knew to be unnecessary

Less can be more...don't over-treat, top doctors warn

Owen Paterson will warn that Britain must confront problems with the NHS

Action to improve NHS urged as Tory MP seeks to 'debunk myth' it is world's best

Theresa May has offered to involve Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in regular formal talks on the Brexit process

PM offers to involve Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in Brexit process

Migrants line up to register at a processing centre near Calais

Calais Jungle exodus begins as hundreds queue quietly in the darkness

Cyber attacks pose a 'serious threat to the health and well-being of the general public', the WMA said

Healthcare sector 'prime soft target for cyber criminals'

Latest politics news

Honour Brexit pledge on NHS cash, pro-EU MPs urge Chancellor

According to Panorama, many clothes are made in Turkey due to its proximity to Europe and because it is used to dealing with last-minute orders

Syrian refugee children 'making clothes for British firms in Turkish factories'

Starling Vortex, by Matthew Cattell, won the Landscape Photographer Of The Year 2016 award  (Take a View/PA)

'Tornado' of starlings scoops top photography prize

Dreamflight has been running for 30 years

Sick children conquer fears on dream trip to Sunshine State

Howard Davies, chairman of the Airports Commission

'Overwhelming' case for extra Heathrow runway - review chief

Jimmy Perry created a host of popular TV shows, including Dad's Army and Hi-de-Hi!

Entertainment world mourns comedy 'Goliath' Jimmy Perry

Lauri Love is alleged to have stolen huge amounts of data from US agencies

MPs express 'deep concern' to Obama over extradition of hacking-accused Briton

Zooey Deschanel said she stopped having creative ideas because of the time she was spending online

Trolls no longer on a roll in Zooey's world

Aidan Turner rides over heathland on Gwennap Head on the Cornish coast during filming for series three of the BBC One drama Poldark

Campaigners condemn Poldark 'rape scene'

David Anderson, managing director of BHS International, said the retailer's overseas business has enjoyed "strong growth" in recent years

Owners of rebooted BHS brand have 'ambitious plans' to expand overseas

Ministers have been urged to push up staffing numbers and bring in legislation to establish a new rehabilitation 'duty'

Prison and probation 'need revamp to cut costly re-offending'

Flooding is expected to become a more regular occurrence

Flood defence funding 'favours rich areas'

Armed police officers at the scene in Northolt

Man arrested as police storm property to end Northolt stand-off

Poldark has become a huge hit for the BBC

Campaigners condemn Poldark 'rape scene'

Relley C has been voted off the X Factor (SYCO/THAMES TV/PA Wire)

Relley C has no regrets about comeback after second X Factor elimination

A 42-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the discovery of a badly-burned headless corpse in a lay-by near a popular beauty spot

Man charged with murder over body discovered in lay-by

Demonstrators throw back tear gas canisters to French riot police officers during clashes in a makeshift migrant camp known as "the jungle" near Calais (AP)

Work to begin on clearing Jungle camp amid calls to speed up refugee transfers

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said the UK will not run into the same difficulties faced by Canada

Britain will agree tariff-free trade deal with EU, insists Chris Grayling

Suzanne Evans is to run for Ukip leadership

Suzanne Evans and Paul Nuttall bid for Ukip leadership

Nigel Farage said revelations about Donald Trump have seriously damaged his prospects of getting into the White House

'Tough' for Donald Trump to win after comments on women, says Nigel Farage

Iraqi troops guards a checkpoint near the village of Awsaja, Iraq (AP)

'Real risk' Islamic State will target UK as Iraq fights for control of Mosul

Jimmy Perry created a host of popular TV shows, including Dad's Army and Hi-de-Hi!

Dad's Army creator Jimmy Perry dies aged 93 after short illness

A shelter in the Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France

Charity boss: Parallel between Calais Jungle refugees and Nazi treatment of Jews

Lesley Joseph and Anton Du Beke during Saturday's live edition of the BBC1 show, Strictly Come Dancing (BBC)

Ed Balls lives to dance another day as Lesley Joseph voted off Strictly

Katya Jones and Ed Balls during Saturday's edition of Strictly Come Dancing (BBC/PA)

Strictly beats X Factor in ratings battle with more than 10m viewers

Angela Eagle triggered the Labour leadership battle but later withdrew

Angela Eagle: Not enough policy in personality-led Labour leadership fight

Dr Andrew Green said addiction to prescription drugs is a 'widespread problem'

Prescription drug addicts should have 24-hour helpline, doctors urge

Leslie Jones, right, is one of the stars of the new Ghostbusters movie (Sony Pictures/PA Wire)

Leslie Jones says nude photo hackers 'cannot embarrass me more than I do myself'

Owen Paterson will warn that Britain must confront problems with the NHS

Action to improve NHS urged as Tory MP seeks to 'debunk myth' it is world's best

Little Mix attend the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards

Little Mix a little confused over racy outfits backlash

Sir Tom Jones was left devastated by the death of his wife earlier this year

Sir Tom Jones tells of waking up to heartache after dreaming about late wife

Yasmin and Simon le Bon

Yasmin Le Bon was in 'a dark place' while juggling career and motherhood

The Government is set to make a decision on whether to expand Heathrow

Airport expansion decision will be controversial 'whatever the verdict'

The ICO has fined firms responsible for more than 70 million nuisance calls and nearly eight million spam text messages so far in 2016

Company bosses could face £500,000 fines in nuisance calls crackdown

Police have been given another six days to question a 19-year-old man arrested under the Terrorism Act following the discovery of a suspect package on a tube in north Greenwich on Thursday.

Police get six more days to question Tube package arrest man

A road sign for Tayto Park in Co Meath

Nine in hospital after stairs collapse at theme park 'House of Horrors'

Some of the 34 critically-endangered slow loris animals seized in West Java (International Animal Rescue/PA)

Group of 'stressed' slow lorises in Indonesia saved from sale via Facebook

Antonio Carluccio has helped devise new dishes for the restaurant group's revamped menu

Carluccio's to serve up 500 jobs a year in multimillion-pound expansion

Alistair Darling does not believe Nicola Sturgeon will hold a second independence referendum in the near future

Second independence referendum unlikely 'any time soon', says Alistair Darling

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