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People who groom their pubic hair are 80% more likely to have had an STI than those who do not, researchers found

People who groom their pubic hair 'more likely to have had an STI'

Alan Shearer is to receive his CBE during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace

Alan Shearer to receive CBE from Prince William at Buckingham Palace

Elliott Livingstone, three, who received a life-saving heart transplant (Family Handout/PA)

Elliott, three, could have first Christmas at home - thanks to heart donor

Women with a Catholic heritage in developed countries are less likely to breastfeed, a study has found

Catholics less likely to breastfeed, research suggests

Helen Marten, winner of the 2016 Turner Prize, in front of her installation at Tate Britain, London

Helen Marten named winner of 2016 Turner Prize

Excessive alcohol consumption is putting an intolerable strain on the emergency services and casualty departments, a report has said

Drinking culture taking enormous toll on emergency services, report reveals

Theresa May meets King Hamad Bin Isa Khalifa during her two-day visit to Bahrain

Theresa May trade mission to Bahrain 'the shabby face of Brexit'

The eleven Justices Of The Supreme Court who are hearing the Government's appeal against the High Court decision on triggering Article 50

Royal prerogative is crucial in Article 50 appeal, Supreme Court hears

Network Rail took over responsibility for infrastructure from Railtrack after several fatal crashes

Network Rail to lose complete control of tracks in Government shake-up

The NHS could be under increased pressure this winter in part due to low staffing numbers

NHS facing difficult winter as system 'can't cope' with patient numbers

Members of the RMT union on Southern Railway will strike for three days from Tuesday in protest against changes to the role of conductors

Southern rail passengers face misery as services slashed amid industrial action

Jogging could improve the quality of sperm in men aged from 25 to 40, research showed

Men could boost sperm quality by exercising, research shows

Mark Carney said that monetary policy has been the salvation, not the illness, of the UK economy.

Transitional period after Brexit desirable for business, says Carney

Nigel Farage and Victoria Ayling of UKIP campaigning for the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election at the Solo Bar in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Nigel Farage on shortlist for Time magazine's person of the year award

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan said the organisation takes full responsibility for child protection failings of the past

SFA in apology for child protection failings amid further abuse claims

Helen Marten, winner of the 2016 Turner Prize, in front of her installation at Tate Britain, London.

Helen Marten named winner of 2016 Turner Prize

The memo from Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood was obtained by The Mail on Sunday just days after being issued

Leak inquiry into leaking of letter warning civil servants not to leak

Dame Louise Casey was commenting on her newly-published integration report

Misogyny and patriarchy widening inequality, says integration report author

Matteo Renzi announces his resignation (AP)

UK will 'work closely' with new administration in Italy after PM's resignation

Changes in attitudes to cohabitation as an alternative to marriage are likely to have been a factor in the falling divorce rate, the report said

Divorce rates fall to 40-year low in 2014

Labour and the Liberal Democrats have indicated they will use any parliamentary debate on Brexit to propose amendments

Critics are trying to undermine Brexit negotiators, No.10 warns

Satirical artist Kaya Mar with one of his political paintings outside the Supreme Court in London

Royal prerogative is crucial in Article 50 appeal, Supreme Court hears

Labour MP Luciana Berger arrives at the Old Bailey in London where blogger Joshua Bonehill-Paine, 23, of Yeovil, Somerset, is accused of harassing her

MP Luciana Berger tells court she 'felt sick' over anti-Semitic blogs

Members of the RMT union on Southern Railway will strike for three days from Tuesday in protest against changes to the role of conductors

Southern rail passengers face misery as services slashed amid industrial action

Scientists have drawn up a list of the 37 viruses, such as MERS-CoV, which pose most threat to the world's population (Disease Control and Prevention/PA)

List of 37 most virulent viruses drawn up

Amorous advances via social media leave some doctors feeling uneasy, the Medical Defence Union says

Doctors given social media guidance on dealing with amorous patients

Children in 20 areas of England have little or no school sixth form provision within a commutable distance, researchers found

Sixth-form gaps 'hinder poorer children's chances of going to university'

Former lorry driver Ralph Clarke, 101, arrives at Birmingham Crown Court for his trial

Trial opens against 101-year-old man accused of historic child sex offences

Protesters outside the Supreme Court in London

Government goes to Supreme Court to overturn Brexit ruling

The PMI report said the strong performance from Britain's services sector puts the UK economy on course to grow by 0.5% in the fourth quarter

UK services sector at 10-month high despite Brexit uncertainty

The legal action is linked to a rights issue overseen by disgraced former RBS boss Fred Goodwin

RBS settles three compensation claims over toxic 2008 rights issue

Michael Coe, an associate of convicted hate preacher Anjem Choudary

Michael Coe, associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary, jailed for 28 months

Prime Minister Theresa May

Theresa May pushes trade deals during Gulf visit

Some neighbourhoods have become more "gentrified" as younger generations of home buyers have found themselves priced out of the areas nearby

Hipster hotspots pushing up house prices in major cities

The Foreign Office said it is supporting the woman's family

British tour company worker stabbed to death in Finland

The Children's Commissioner for England says the pushier attitudes of southern parents have helped encourage their offspring to gain higher grades

Children's commissioner hails pushy parent power

Scarlett Moffatt arriving at a Halloween party hosted by Jonathan Ross

Oh my Gogglebox! Scarlett's queen of the jungle

Nuts and peanuts are high in fibre, magnesium, and polyunsaturated fats

Handful of nuts a day can help keep the doctor away, research shows

Oxford University

Briton dies on Oxbridge ski trip to French Alps

Record levels of rain fell on parts of the UK

Last winter's floods 'most extreme on record in UK'

The sugar tax was announced in a surprise move by then chancellor George Osborne as part of his final Budget in March

Fresh attack on sugar tax plans as draft legislation possible

The study claims yo-yo dieting could mean you actually put weight on

Yo-yo dieting 'triggers caveman response which can mean weight gain'

The Treasury said that £300 billion of the £500 billion of expenditure identified in the document will take place by 2020-21

Planned infrastructure investment 'set to top £500bn for the first time'

The number of agency workers is set to reach one million, according to a new study, which revealed they earn hundreds of pounds less than those in staff jobs.

Number of agency workers 'set to reach 1 million'

A review of care home ratings shows that care in the South East and North West is the most likely to be of poor quality, compared with the rest of England

Care home prices 'jump by almost a quarter in a year, despite declining quality'

The Duke of Edinburgh is 95

Duke of Edinburgh 'blessed with James Bond-esque genes'

London Fire Brigade said they believed a faulty Indesit dryer was the cause of the August 19 blaze, following a "painstaking" investigation

Whirlpool customers 'still facing tumble dryer repair delays' after safety alert

The NSPCC is calling on social media firms to block such videos

Sharing videos of bullying online to raise awareness is damaging, warns NSPCC

Southern is facing fresh strike action

Commuters face travel chaos as rail and Tube staff strike


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