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    Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.


Norway best country for older people 
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Lancaster signs England deal to 2020 
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England stars 'treated like babies' 
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Almaz's story 
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Japan volcano eruption deaths rise 
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UK's Lord Hill puts EU before City 
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Chile avalanche kills extreme skiers 
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Iran filmmakers back nuclear deal 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:01:14 GMT 
    Six prominent Iranian filmmakers launch a campaign urging world powers to agree a permanent solution to the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.


Man charged over Oklahoma beheading 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:31:07 GMT 
    An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a female colleague after being fired from his job has been charged with first-degree murder.


Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m' 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:57:59 GMT 
    David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.


Body found is Alice Gross say police 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:11:43 GMT 
    A body found in a west London river is that of missing Alice Gross, the Metropolitan Police confirm.


Begg freed after charges dropped 
  Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:39:27 GMT 
    Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.
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