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Fitbits could be putting children off exercise



News September 21, 2017


A study of 13 and 14-year-olds found that the devices could be contributing to low self-esteem among those children who do not reach targets, such as 10,000 daily steps.Boys and girls at two secondary schools were followed over an...

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Police release CCTV images in bid to find missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague



News September 21, 2017


In July, police ended a five-month search of a landfill site for the serviceman - who was 23-years-old when he vanished after a night out in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, on 24 September last year.Sunday marks a year to the day since ...

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Man almost loses sight after 'despicable' acid attack during street robbery



News September 21, 2017


Police are now appealing for witnesses to the "despicable, senseless" attack.Were it not for "swift intervention and treatment at the scene", his sight could have been badly damaged.The 75-year-old told officers he had been walkin...

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Severed hand closes A19 in Middlesbrough... but turns out to be fake



News September 21, 2017


Officers shut the A19 near Middlesbrough after a motorist reported seeing a suspicious item on Wednesday evening.Preparing for a serious investigation, police blocked off the area - but soon realised the hand lying on the gravel w...

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Moors murderer Ian Brady removed feeding tube five days before his death, inquest hears



News September 21, 2017


The 79-year-old, who murdered five children alongside Myra Hindley, had been on intermittent hunger strike since 1999.He died at Ashworth High Secure Hospital on May 15.An inquest held on Thursday heard how the serial killer had r...

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