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Ebola cases hit 10,000 mark

World Health Organisation releases new figures, with practially all victims of virus within west African countries worst hit Continue reading…
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Council cracks down on wild west landlords

Islington consults on licensing scheme for area bedevilled by flats deemed too tiny and dirty for human habitationA north London council that is home to two streets described by a councillor as the frontier of the wild west of the rental market is to c…
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WHO: several hundred thousand Ebola vaccine doses expected by mid-2015

World Health Organisation says trials could start in west Africa in December, but warns vaccines arent magic bulletEbola vaccine trials are to start in west Africa in December, a month earlier than planned, and hundreds of thousands of doses will be av…
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An EU bill bomb but no one thought to tell the prime minister

Confusion reigns over Britains big bill, with some theorising it was deliberately timed to upset Downing Street Continue reading…
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Ashya King to return to Spain after completing proton beam therapy

Parents of five-year-old who were subject of continental manhunt say they still fear potential risks of returning to UKThe parents of Ashya King say they still fear returning to Britain, after a clinic treating the boy in Prague said he had completed h…
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Isolation is a tyrant, but we can confront it

I found a way out of loneliness by reaching beyond my private ties. If we try, togetherness will comeWe are living in what George Monbiot described in these pages last week as the age of loneliness. This is something I am pretty familiar with. For year…
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