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Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officials

Health officials say many illnesses get better on their own and patients don't need prescriptions.


The children in care left without a school place

How some youngsters who are taken into care can be left out of the classroom.

In Picture

Dead stylish

In the run-up to the Day of the Dead, Mexicans parade through their capital dressed as skeletons.


Feeling isolated as an asexual in a sexualised society

Readers share their experiences of what it is like to be asexual in a sexualised society.

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Danish horse owners face waiting list to feed the lions

Owners in Denmark have a six month wait if they want to feed their recently deceased horse to wild animals.


Science And Environment

More acidic oceans 'will affect all sea life'