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Nashville district attorney bans staff from using the invasive surgery as a bargaining chip, but critics suggest the practice may not be as rare as people think Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least...
From: The Guardian | By: Associated Press in Nashville | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Google believes it can enhance surgeons’ tools using technologies employed in other parts of its business, including self-driving carsGoogle has stuck a deal with the healthcare company Johnson & Johnson to develop surgical robots that use artificial...
From: The Guardian | By: Samuel Gibbs | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Group of 16 schools in Cheshire say allowing children to play games containing unsuitable levels of violence and sexual content is neglectfulHeadteachers have warned parents they will report them to the police and social services for neglect if they...
From: The Guardian | By: Nadia Khomami | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Government reaches deal with GlaxoSmithKline on price of Bexsero, which was recommended by advisers a year agoAll babies in the UK will soon have a potentially life-saving vaccine against meningitis B under a landmark deal, the health secretary has announced.Jeremy...
From: The Guardian | By: Press Association | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Live updates from the final of the Cricket World Cup 2015 in MelbourneEmail: russell.jackson@theguardian.com | Twitter: @rustyjacko Michael Clarke to retire from ODI matches after World Cup finalVic Marks: Finalists lead way in return to power game 2.38pm...
From: The Guardian | By: Russell Jacksonat the MCG and John Ashdown | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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‘On a trickier climb, some would wear gloves rather than mitts, but it’s best to wear two pairs of mitts so your fingers stay together and don’t get frostbitten’I am mostly getting ready to climb. When I climbed Everest in 2009, I needed oxygen,...
From: The Guardian | By: Abigail Radnor | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Behavioural research suggests that we are prone to inertia, says the author of Nudge – hence we need to nurture our ability to discriminateAll over the world, taxis have installed credit card touchscreens, which makes three possible tips visible and...
From: The Guardian | By: Cass Sunstein | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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After five years, can any party break the stalemate or is another hung parliament the only likely result?This is the tightest and most unpredictable election for decades. So, over the course of the campaign, the opinion polls will be monitored even more...
From: The Guardian | By: Andrew Rawnsley | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Londoners and tourists have enjoyed the oriental food and ambience in this city centre enclave since the 1950s. Now the red lanterns may soon vanish for everJon Man points at the busy KFC a few doors along from his own restaurant on Wardour Street, one...
From: The Guardian | By: Daniel Boffey | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Across eight cities in very diverse communities, I try to find out why those opposing radicalism struggle to find a voiceOn Friday, we learned that five east London girls, all from Bethnal Green academy – the school attended by the three girls who...
From: The Guardian | By: Sara Khan | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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German graphic designer Matthias Jung first constructed “surreal homes” as a boy, using scissors and glue in his father’s photo lab. In January, he resurrected this childhood project and created a series of dreamlike and structurally impossible...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of fast via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favouritesShare your photos on this week’s theme ‘indulge.’ Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian readers and Rachel Obordo | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Wherever you are in the world, we’d like to see your pictures of ‘indulge.’ Share your best photos via GuardianWitnessReaders’ pictures on the theme of ‘fast’We’re now running a regular weekly photography assignment in the Observer New...
From: The Guardian | By: Tom Stevens and Guardian readers | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Twitter account in the name of radicalised medical student Lena Mamoun Abdel Gabir showed support for Charlie Hebdo killers and radical cleric Ahmad Musa JibrilThe warning signs were clear months before British medical student Lena Mamoun Abdel Gabir...
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Starting in Samoa and finishing in Tahiti, the world goes dark at 8.30pm on 28 March 2015 for Earth Hour, an annual event organised by WWF. People in about 7,000 cities and towns all over the world switch off their lights to raise awareness of the need...
From: The Guardian | By: Josy Forsdike | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Report by Doctors of the World UK says deterrent can lead to complex problems in childbirth which may have been avoided if treatment had been sought earlier Vulnerable female migrants may be putting their health and that of their unborn children at risk...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian staff | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Bar owner falsely implicated in Meredith Kercher murder says decision to quash convictions of Knox and Sollecito was motivated by politics rather than justiceThe Congolese bar owner falsely accused of killing Meredith Kercher has said the decision to...
From: The Guardian | By: Mark Townsend and Daniel Boffey | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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A dollop of cream cheese – that friendly fridge staple – brings silkiness to sweets treats such as floral French toast, while smoothing the savouriness of baked eggs and onionsA contemporary take on a 17th-century fave – poor knights of Windsor...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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‘You don’t get dressed by putting on every piece of clothing you like, and you shouldn’t approach your garden this way’Garden design is like getting dressed; you assemble a style, one you hope suits you, that flatters and is practical enough...
From: The Guardian | By: Alys Fowler | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Catherine Chanter was in her 50s when she decided to find her birth mother. Her persistence finally paid offHow do you find your mother? Let me count the ways. Agencies, internet, offices, registers. I had tried everything. The idea of advertising for...
From: The Guardian | By: Catherine Chanter | Saturday, March 28, 2015
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Italy’s top court acquits American Amanda Knox and Italian Raffaele Sollecito of murder of British student Meredith Kercher 6.39pm ET “After 10 hours of deliberations, presiding judge Gennaro Marasca read the decision, repeating the word ‘annulled’...
From: The Guardian | By: Alan Yuhas in Washington | Friday, March 27, 2015
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As the EU, ECB and IMF pore over Athens’ latest attempt to unlock more financial aid, minister says country is prepared to go it alone ‘if things do not go well’ Greece submitted a long-awaited list of structural reforms to its creditors on Friday...
From: The Guardian | By: Helena Smith in Athens | Friday, March 27, 2015
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‘They cut my face with sharp brass knuckles; someone cut the back of my head with the jagged edge of a broken sugar container. There was a good deal of blood’I am half Native American, half white, and a lifelong activist. I’d been a professor at...
From: The Guardian | By: Erica Buist | Friday, March 27, 2015
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‘The real betrayal is that of your best friend. Honesty and trust are the foundations of friendship and she has effectively trashed both’Isplit up with my ex a year ago and quickly started dating. I met someone nice, but within weeks I discovered...
From: The Guardian | By: Molly Ringwald | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Shepherds are disappearing from the countryside — but there’s one in the Lake District who has 40,000 Twitter followers and an acclaimed memoir to his name. Over a day in the fields, James Rebanks explains why he’ll never give up on the life that...
From: The Guardian | By: Stephen Moss | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Week of events to mark royal reinterment has been a spectacular success, winning city priceless publicity Leicester’s week of sunshine and white roses will end in flames as darkness falls on Friday. A chain of lanterns and fire sculptures will be lit...
From: The Guardian | By: Maev Kennedy | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Some people are more at home with being in front of a camera, we’ve had a rummage through the archives to prove that embarrassing photos aren’t just restricted to families• More great galleries from our Memory Lane series Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Steven Bloor | Friday, March 27, 2015
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New management, international duty for Belgium and an appealing diet have all helped lift the Tottenham midfielder to new heights• Wales rally to Gareth Bale’s cause ahead of Israel qualifierNacer Chadli takes a deep breath and for a fleeting moment...
From: The Guardian | By: Alan Smith | Friday, March 27, 2015
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I feel that other people my age are having lots of sex and I’m missing out on an integral part of lifeI haven’t had sexual intercourse in approximately two years. I am a 29-year-old male and I am even considering using the services of an escort....
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Man in his 50s attacked by two gunmen in the north of the city, becoming the second victim of violence in Belfast within a matter of hoursA man has been shot and critically wounded in an attack in north Belfast on Sunday night.The victim, who is in his...
From: The Guardian | By: Guardian Staff | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Union study found that fear of being falsely accused is primary reason for some teachers to consider leaving the profession altogetherMore than one in five school staff has had a false allegation made against them by a pupil, according to a survey. A...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin Rawlinson | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Labour leader to woo business leaders by warning of Tory infighting on Europe should David Cameron be re-elected and highlighting UK’s falling productivityEd Miliband will attempt to win over a reluctant business community on Monday by warning that...
From: The Guardian | By: Patrick Wintour and Rajeev Syal | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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• England captain says ‘aggressive’ approach is paying dividends• Harry Kane likely to start in attack against Italy on Tuesday• Roy Hodgson challenges fringe players to step up in Turin• England 4-0 Lithuania: Match reportWayne Rooney has...
From: The Guardian | By: Dominic Fifield | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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We hoped to restart the Large Hadron Collider last week but it didn’t happen. However, particle physics marches on...I would love to claim that the last couple of weeks of silence from the Life & Physics pages were due to me being occupied at CERN...
From: The Guardian | By: Jon Butterworth | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Feast marks the triumphant entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem and ushers in the Holy Week observance among Christians illustrated in these images Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Mark Wohlwender | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Steve Abraham, who is trying to break the record for the longest distance covered in a calendar year, may need an operation after an accident in SomersetA cyclist attempting to ride more than 75,000 miles in a year has broken his ankle after being hit...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin Rawlinson | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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MP deselected by local Liberal Democrats over ‘inappropriate friendship’ with vulnerable female constituent will stand as independent in Portsmouth SouthMike Hancock, the MP ejected from the Liberal Democrats for admitting to sexually harassing a...
From: The Guardian | By: Rajeev Syal and Frances Perraudin | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Shane Long came off the bench to rescue a point for the Republic of Ireland and keep alive the chances of Martin O’Neill’s men making it to the European Championship. The Irish were in danger of suffering a grievous defeat after falling behind to...
From: The Guardian | By: Paul Doyle at the Aviva Stadium | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Email tom.lutz@theguardian.com with your thoughtsOr tweet him to within an inch of his life @tom_lutzDid you know Chicago Fire fans are anarcho-syndicalists? 4.40pm ET An email! “Surely if we’re going by films and TV shows, Philadelphia wins this...
From: The Guardian | By: Tom Lutz | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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None of the major parties has accepted the faultlines emerging between Scandi-Scotland, the asset-rich south-east and post-industrial BritainRight now, party strategists are squinting at demographic tools that divide Britain into sub-tribes in a battle...
From: The Guardian | By: Paul Mason | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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In 1965 I covered the byelection that catapulted ‘the boy David’ into parliament – and I returned this week to open an exhibition of this political sensationWarning: beware nostalgia overload. Fifty years ago, as a neophyte Guardian reporter, I...
From: The Guardian | By: Peter Preston | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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We round up our favourite pictures from Saturday’s and Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifiers and international friendlies Continue reading......
From: The Guardian | By: Daffydd Bynon | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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As our days lengthen, Orion stands further to the SW and W with each evening and has almost completely set in the W by our star map times. This month, however, all the brighter planets are on view, with the two brightest, Venus and Jupiter, at their...
From: The Guardian | By: Alan Pickup | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Nation’s foremost man of letters warns in interview of ‘a very sinister force in control’ of the incumbent president Not for Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s foremost man of letters, a gentle retirement or attempt to separate art from politics. The 80-year-old...
From: The Guardian | By: David Smith in Lagos | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Live updates from the Group D fixture. Kick-off is 7.45pmLive scoreboard! Click here for the all the goals in the other gamesAnd click here to see how each Euro 2016 group stands!Email ian.mccourt@theguardian.com | Tweet: @ianmccourt 9.40pm BST And that’s...
From: The Guardian | By: Ian McCourt | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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• Steven Gerrard scores two penalties in charity match• Thierry Henry, Didier Drogba and John Terry all involved• Gerrard and Jamie Carragher set up all-star gameIt was a sound which had not been heard at Anfield for more than four years and which...
From: The Guardian | By: Sachin Nakrani at Anfield | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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G20’s ongoing plans for tax reform mean the country must diversify its economy, says the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and DevelopmentLuxembourg flag must move away from its reliance on hosting internal financing functions for multinational...
From: The Guardian | By: Simon Bowers | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Doctors says the kit, if approved by health authorities, could transform the admissions process with its capacity to deliver results within 20 minutes A rapid Ebola diagnostic kit similar to a pregnancy kit has been developed by British military scientists...
From: The Guardian | By: Lisa O'Carroll | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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• Murray, the world No4, wins 6-3, 6-4• Novak Djokovic beats Martin Klizan in three setsAndy Murray brushed aside Colombia’s Santiago Giraldo with the minimum of fuss in the third round of the Miami Open . A single break earned the Scot the first...
From: The Guardian | By: Agencies | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Like Parnell’s Irish home rulers, Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish Nationalists risk becoming part of the system, outflanked by radicals‘If you hold the balance, then you hold the power.” So says Alex Salmond. But any child balancing on a see-saw summit...
From: The Guardian | By: Neal Ascherson | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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