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Cut sugary drinks and TV, says Nice
Even people of a normal weight should be urged to avoid fizzy drinks, sports drinks, squashes and other hot or cold drinks that contain added sugar, Nice said

Cut sugary drinks and TV, says Nice

People should be told to limit their time in front of the TV and cut out sugary drinks to stave off obesity, health officials have said.

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Threat to kill captured Frenchman

Threat to kill captured Frenchman

A 55-year-old Frenchman kidnapped by a splinter group from al Qaida's North African branch will be killed unless his homeland halts air strikes against the Islamic State group, his captors say.

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No worries over Gerrard - Rodgers

No worries over Gerrard - Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he has "no concerns whatsoever" about Reds captain Steven Gerrard's performance level.

Business news

Dairy Crest to axe up to 260 jobs

Dairy Crest to axe up to 260 jobs

Country Life maker Dairy Crest said it plans to close two factories with the loss of up to 260 jobs as it bids to cut costs.

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Connolly warns PM over pledges

Connolly warns PM over pledges

Comedy star Billy Connolly says there will be "hell to pay" if David Cameron doesn't honour concessions made to Scotland over last week's independence referendum.

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