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Obesity kills more people than hunger
Childhood malnutrition was the number one risk factor for early death in 1990, but now it ranks behind obesity.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2012 02:14 GMT
Chess boxing grows in popularity
Enthusiasts promote the increasingly popular sport as the ultimate test of physical and mental strength.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2012 23:24 GMT
London art 'app' shows writing on the wall
New smartphone application helps locate obscure and well-hidden works of street art across London.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2012 12:43 GMT
Landlords cash in on the Olympics
Residents in the East End of London are cashing in by renting out homes at huge premiums.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2012 19:45 GMT
UK taps medical 'app' to track severe illness
Smartphone toll helps patients and doctors access records without lengthy delays.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 09:34 GMT
'Stop and search' app for UK youngsters
Mobile phone tool helps those randomly stopped by police report their experiences - and has senior officers' backing.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 16:25 GMT
Ai Weiwei designs London pavilion from afar
Chinese artist held under house arrest spent hours on Skype designing building for Serpentine gallery.
Last updated: 31 May 2012 20:30 GMT
Medical tattoos making a new mark
They say a tattoo is for life but a new growing trend means it could actually save one.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2012 23:03 GMT
Japanese artist wins new audiences
Yayoi Kusama, who sees her art as a therapeutic necessity for a mental disability, visits London for exhibition.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 21:11 GMT
British play explores Tottenham riots
Production uses direct words of community members, using interviews with police, victims and rioters.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2012 04:55 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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