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Why your big brother has an advantage in life

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

First-born children get more attention from their parents which leads to better results in life, a study has suggested.

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Yemen has 'only 3 months supply' of some key food stocks

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice.

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Top UK university seeks Professor of Lego

Cambridge University is advertising the ideal job for people who like to play around at work. Applications from those working in the field of play and playfulness are particularly welcome.

Cambridge University is advertising the ideal job for people who like to play around at work. Applications from those working in the field of play and playfulness are particularly welcome.

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Mixed swimming obligatory for Muslim in Switzerland

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Muslim girls in Switzerland must attend mixed school swimming lessons.

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What children want for Christmas

Reuters photographers around the world asked children to draw what they wanted to receive from Santa for Christmas.

Reuters photographers around the world asked children to draw what they wanted to receive from Santa for Christmas.

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Angels descend from on high in Czech Republic

Thousands of people watched angels flying down from a church tower during the last Advent weekend Christmas market in Ustek, in Northern Bohemia on Saturday.

Thousands of people watched angels flying down from a church tower during the last Advent weekend Christmas market in Ustek, in Northern Bohemia on Saturday.

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A view of west Aleppo - a divided half of a divided city

This footage was captured by a resident of west Aleppo, the side controlled by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad even before the latest

This footage was captured by a resident of west Aleppo, the side controlled by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad even before the latest

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Freestyling Afghans

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…

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Father jailed for life over toddler son's hot car death

A father has been jailed for life for intentionally leaving his toddler son to die inside a sweltering sports-utility vehicle (SUV).

A father has been jailed for life for intentionally leaving his toddler son to die inside a sweltering sports-utility vehicle (SUV).

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Madagascar: reintegration centre gives young people fresh start

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.

In Ambohidratimo, a town some 15 kilometres from the Madagascan capital, a reintegration centre receives 150 children and teenagers night and day.