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Plant louse found to inhibit rapid growth of the knotweed

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Ebola outbreak: British survivor William Pooley returns to Sierra Leone to fight the disease

William Pooley is flying back to Sierra Leone after being treated for Ebola

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The Brazilian Wandering spider ripped off its own leg to escape and had a sac containing thousands of baby spiders

The Prince of Wales has ordered a cull of grey squirrels on his estate

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'Humane and lawful' measures introduced on the Duchy of Cornwall estate

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Cutty Sark fire being investigated after ship damaged in blaze

Clipper ship is one of Britain's most historic vessels

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Hurricane Gonzalo to hit UK on Monday night after battering Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo will be downgraded from a hurricane before crossing to the UK on Monday night

BBC's Antiques Roadshow uncovers a TIE fighter pilot helmet from the 1977 Star Wars film, valuing it at £50,000

Star Wars memorabilia called a 'bit of plastic' on Antiques Roadshow by Fiona Bruce valued at £50,000

The TIE fighter pilot helmet was from the set of the 1977 Star Wars film - the first in the series - and was one of only 12 made

A grandmother has chosen to starve herself to death because she had no other alternative, she said

Right-to-die: Grandmother starves herself to death after UK's assisted suicide laws left her with 'no alternative'

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Richard Madeley has said he is contacting the police over rape threats made to his daughter Chloe on Twitter

Chloe Madeley rape threats: Internet trolls 'to be imprisoned for two years' in new cyber crackdown

Justice Secretary Chris Grayling unveiled the new measures, which increases the current sentence fourfold

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Evans' legal team made a submission to the watchdog asking the body to investigate his rape conviction

Unwell migrants who are afraid to consult a doctor may spread disease

Health tourism clampdown 'puts public at risk,' claims think-tank

Thousands of immigrants do not seek the care they need because they fear it will affect their status or expose them to NHS fees
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