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Women with or at risk of mental health problems should receive extra support at all stages of pregnancy and beyond, updated NHS guidelines say.
A committee of MPs criticises the government after saying taxpayers have been left "bearing all the risk" from purchases of new trains worth £10.5bn.
The Taliban attack that killed at least 132 children in the Pakistani city of Peshawar is recorded with powerful images and emotive language in the press.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama tells the BBC he realises that he may be the last to hold the title.
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E-cigarettes can help smokers stop or reduce their habit, a Cochrane review has found.
Charges will not be filed against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl in 1974, US prosecutors say.
Fat can be breathed out as well as burned off as you lose weight, biochemists who have studied metabolism at a microscopic level say.
Anthony Crolla is in "a stable condition" in hospital after suffering head injuries sustained when confronting burglars.
Mercedes plan to let team-mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battle it out for the title again next season.
Brazilian indigenous protesters armed with bows and arrows clash with police inside the National Congress building in Brasilia.
Petrol could soon sell for less than £1 a litre thanks to the plummeting price of oil, motoring organisation the RAC has predicted.
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Jose Mourinho says his Chelsea side "don't speak" about the chance of winning the quadruple this season.
The UK has been soft on China over the Hong Kong protest because Britain is economically weak, the Dalai Lama suggests.
Chester's Gareth Roberts enjoys a packet of biscuits during his side's FA Cup defeat to Barnsley.
Robbie Savage says Brendan Rodgers should remain Liverpool manager, but he should sell Mario Balotelli and buy a defender.
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