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The new figures are on top of the 2,000 people a year who currently die from heat-related illness in Britain

Live samples of deadly anthrax were mistakenly sent to laboratories in nine US states and a military base in South Korea, the Pentagon has admitted

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Smoking parents plunging nearly half a million children into poverty, says new research

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Researchers from Action on Sugar claim that the vast majority of processed 'fruit' snacks contain higher concentrations of sugar than a bag of Haribo

Most processed 'fruit' snacks contain more sugar than bag of Haribo sweets, say campaigners

Researchers from Action on Sugar said that 80 out of 94 products surveyed contain more than 47g sugar per 100g

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