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Worldwide experts think we may be eating too much sugar, but what are the concerns and where is it found in the diet?
Holders England earn a 2-0 win against Italy in their opening Cyprus Cup game, while Scotland are held by France.
A family who left Germany to avoid having to send their children to school there will not be deported from the US, officials say.
Cuts to the Welsh-language soap Pobol y Cwm are announced by S4C and the BBC.
Italy's new Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, calls on business people to fund repairs to the ancient city of Pompeii, a Unesco World Heritage site.
Legoland is temporarily closed after receiving threats in connection with an event organised by an Islamic group.
Gary Barlow and Gary Lineker lead a team of football and pop stars to record the video for the official England 2014 World Cup song.
Chief Constable Matt Baggott rejects claims that letters sent to so called On the Runs amounted to get out of jail free cards or an amnesty.
The high-profile trial of al-Jazeera journalists accused of joining or aiding a terrorist organisation - the Muslim Brotherhood - resumes in Egypt.
A renewed call for an inquiry into Welsh hospitals with the highest death rates is made by the Welsh Conservatives.
Supporters of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez are marking the first anniversary of his death with a military parade.
Australia finally break South Africa's resistance to win the series and send Graeme Smith into retirement with defeat.
A teenager who racially abused an East Stirlingshire player in Peterhead is given a one-year football banning order.
The 'incredible leader' who engineered the downfall of three England captains retires from international cricket
A tidal barrage at Bridgwater and dredging on the Somerset Levels form part of a £100m plan to combat flooding in the area, the BBC understands.
Rebekah Brooks denies covering up the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World when she became News International chief executive.
Six years after declaring independence, Kosovo's footballers play their first match at international level, drawing 0-0 with Haiti in a friendly.
Birmingham's NEC Group is to be sold by the city council, which is facing legal claims over equal pay totalling more than £1bn.
Five soldiers are killed in a shooting in the main military barracks in South Sudan's capital, Juba, following a dispute over pay, an army spokesman says.
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