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Could your smartphone kill you?

On 11 October Samsung stopped all production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after several handsets exploded or caught fire.

On 11 October Samsung stopped all production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after several handsets exploded or caught fire.

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Iconic Northern Irish Bishop Edward Daly dies aged 82

He was only a simple Catholic parish priest when in 1972 former Bishop Edward Daley, who has died aged 82, had his photo splashed onto front pages around the…

He was only a simple Catholic parish priest when in 1972 former Bishop Edward Daley, who has died aged 82, had his photo splashed onto front pages around the…

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Animals, Abattoirs and Antibiotic resistance

Europeans do like their steak… but the most consumed meat in Europe is by far pork. Find out why the process behind your bacon is one of the driving forces behind a global health threat.

Europeans do like their steak… but the most consumed meat in Europe is by far pork. Find out why the process behind your bacon is one of the driving forces behind a global health threat.

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Antibiotic Resistance: a bigger threat than cancer by 2050

Euronews -Sophie Claudet A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer – with more than 10 million victims a…

Euronews -Sophie Claudet A British study shows that by 2050, antibiotic resistance could become even more deadly than cancer – with more than 10 million victims a…

Business

French insurer AXA to stop investing in tobacco industry

French insurer AXA has said it plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry with incoming Chief Executive Thomas Buberl saying: "The human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge."

French insurer AXA has said it plans to stop investing in the tobacco industry with incoming Chief Executive Thomas Buberl saying: "The human cost of tobacco is tragic; its economic cost is huge."

Science_technology

Takeaway: my robot, my friend

Little Casper has been designed to make sick children smile. He sees and talks; he walks and plays -avoiding obstacles. He is currently under test

Little Casper has been designed to make sick children smile. He sees and talks; he walks and plays -avoiding obstacles. He is currently under test

Culture

'Miss you Already' fun, friendship and cancer

‘Miss you Already’ is the tale of Milly and Jess, best friends since childhood and into adulthood. For the ultimate friendship movie… it has to be

‘Miss you Already’ is the tale of Milly and Jess, best friends since childhood and into adulthood. For the ultimate friendship movie… it has to be

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The Force Awakens for terminally ill Star Wars fan

Terminally ill Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood has been granted his dying wish: to see the new ‘The Force Awakens’ film. The 31 year old from Texas

Terminally ill Star Wars fan Daniel Fleetwood has been granted his dying wish: to see the new ‘The Force Awakens’ film. The 31 year old from Texas

Science_technology

Red and processed meats cause cancer

Following the World Health Organization’s recent announcement that processed and red meat can cause cancer, Euronews explores the facts behind the

Following the World Health Organization’s recent announcement that processed and red meat can cause cancer, Euronews explores the facts behind the

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"We're not alarmist." WHO defends meat cancer report

A gust of panic over the food we eat blew across Europe with the release on Monday of a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer

A gust of panic over the food we eat blew across Europe with the release on Monday of a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer

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Meat cancer report: fear and confusion

Many people have responded to a World Health Organisation report carried out by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) — which put

Many people have responded to a World Health Organisation report carried out by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) — which put

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Little sign the public will heed the IARC's meat warning

Public reactions to the IARC’s report have been mostly dismissive, with people in general believing that as long as their diets stay balanced they

Public reactions to the IARC’s report have been mostly dismissive, with people in general believing that as long as their diets stay balanced they

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IARC risks confusion with report on cancer-causing meats

The International Agency of Research into Cancer (IARC) has been accused of misleading the public and the media after classifying processed meat

The International Agency of Research into Cancer (IARC) has been accused of misleading the public and the media after classifying processed meat

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Processed meats cause cancer, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) says processed meat is “carcinogenic to humans” putting sausages in the same category as asbestos and cigarettes

The World Health Organization (WHO) says processed meat is “carcinogenic to humans” putting sausages in the same category as asbestos and cigarettes

Sport

Dutch great Cruyff diagnosed with lung cancer

Netherlands football legend Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer. The 68-year-old was informed of the illness last week after undergoing

Netherlands football legend Johan Cruyff has been diagnosed with lung cancer. The 68-year-old was informed of the illness last week after undergoing

Science_technology

Saving brain cells during cancer surgery

Brainy imaging Leaving as much healthy tissue intact as possible is obviously of great importance when operating to remove brain tumours. To find

Brainy imaging Leaving as much healthy tissue intact as possible is obviously of great importance when operating to remove brain tumours. To find

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Brazilian Christ turns pink

Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue is being lit in bright pink throughout October to raise awareness for breast cancer. The event is the

Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer statue is being lit in bright pink throughout October to raise awareness for breast cancer. The event is the

Nocomment

Triathletes join the fight against breast cancer

Hundreds of women in Paris swam, ran and rode to help in the fight against breast cancer. Competitors swam 200 metres, pedaled 10 kilometres and

Hundreds of women in Paris swam, ran and rode to help in the fight against breast cancer. Competitors swam 200 metres, pedaled 10 kilometres and

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Carter: former US President has brain cancer

Former US President Jimmy Carter has told reporters he has been diagnosed with brain cancer and will undergo radiation treatment. It comes barely a

Former US President Jimmy Carter has told reporters he has been diagnosed with brain cancer and will undergo radiation treatment. It comes barely a

Sport

Basso to be released from hospital after successful cancer op

Tinkoff-Saxo rider Ivan Basso will be released from hospital on Thursday after undergoing a successful operation to remove his left testicle

Tinkoff-Saxo rider Ivan Basso will be released from hospital on Thursday after undergoing a successful operation to remove his left testicle

Europe

Dirty business: mafia's toxic waste crimes spread across Europe

The illegal dumping of domestic and sometimes even hazardous industrial waste by the mafia has long been a problem in Italy. Now it has emerged that

The illegal dumping of domestic and sometimes even hazardous industrial waste by the mafia has long been a problem in Italy. Now it has emerged that

Europe

Environmental pollution: full debate

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about environmental pollution in Europe, please click on the link above.

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about environmental pollution in Europe, please click on the link above.

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Scientists warn against mobile phone 'radiation'

Scientists are warning against the constant use of mobile phones, lap tops, tablets and other wireless devices. They claim too much electromagnetic

Scientists are warning against the constant use of mobile phones, lap tops, tablets and other wireless devices. They claim too much electromagnetic

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World Cancer Day: what are the prospects of battling the disease?

Cancer is the cause of 26% of deaths in the EU, with 1.3 million fatalities in 2011. Here are some of the latest facts about the disease reported in

Cancer is the cause of 26% of deaths in the EU, with 1.3 million fatalities in 2011. Here are some of the latest facts about the disease reported in

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Breakthrough lung cancer blood test for heavy smokers

A new lung cancer screening test has been developed by researchers in France. The medical team from the University Hospital of Nice say a simple

A new lung cancer screening test has been developed by researchers in France. The medical team from the University Hospital of Nice say a simple