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Woman’s desperate plea not to bulldoze baby’s grave she spent 50 years trying to find

A seriously ill woman who has spent almost 50 years searching for her child’s grave fears she will die before she ever gets to find her. Ann O’Gorman says she

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Manchester United need a structure to break the blame-and-burn cycle

There are certain clubs that seem to be built on chagrin: where the urge to fulminate and pontificate and point the finger after a big defeat almost soothes the pain

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The best foods for brain health

It’s easy to see the connection between an unhealthy diet and an expanding waistline. The connection between food and brain health can be harder to get your mind around. But

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Pub alcohol ban sees barrels of beer poured away

Barrels of beer are being poured down drains as Wales’ hospitality industry prepared for the alcohol ban to come into force. Pubs, restaurants and cafes are banned from serving alcohol

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Plane passenger simultaneously flies exact same route in Flight Simulator with impressively accurate results

That big ol’ ‘simulator’ in Flight Simulator’s name certainly suggests a grasp for authenticity, but just how accurate is it really? That’s what one enterprising soul attempted to discover by

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Body found in search for boy, 17, who vanished after leaving takeaway for family

A body has been found by police searching for a missing teenager. Ahmed Mukhtar was reported missing last weekend having last been seen near the Centre of Life in Newcastle,

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Mueller thinks US could compete for 2026 World Cup as young talent shines

The US men’s soccer team ended a pandemic-shortened year with a blowout that raised confidence heading into a busy 2021, which will include eight World Cup qualifiers jammed into an

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Five-minute EEG recordings: A key to the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

What causes the characteristic slowing of movement in patients with Parkinson’s disease? Electrical oscillations of nerve cells deep inside the brain and the cortex are pathologically coupled with each other.

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Are gift cards wise or wasteful?

Allen, a father-of-three from Salford, saved all year to buy gift cards for his daughters. “They love nothing more than going out to the Boxing Day sales with their vouchers,”

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Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah announce departure from BioWare

“They will always be an essential part of the studio’s history”, says EA. BioWare general manager Casey Hudson and Dragon Age executive producer Mark Darrah have announced their departure from

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