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Bereaved parents who do not want to see their dead babies go through a conventional autopsy could in future be offered a less invasive option.
Munching on some nutritious insects could help fight obesity, researchers claim.
One new disease related to Sars and one a possible new bird flu have the potential to spark global outbreaks, experts warn.
The same sex marriage bill was debated for the first time in the Nigerian Senate in 2011 and is a very controversial piece of legislation.
Coca-Cola says it will make lower-kJ options and clear kilojoule labelling more widely available around the world.
The French Football Federation has opened disciplinary proceedings against players Samir Nasri, Hatem Ben Arfa, Jeremy Menez and Yann Mvila, the FFF said.
Spanish left wing Andres Iniesta has been named player of Euro 2012 by European football governing body UEFA.
Spain striker Fernando Torres has won the Golden Boot as top scorer at Euro 2012, scoring three goals in just 189 minutes played.
Spain have successfully defended their European title after crushing Italy in the Euro 2012 final in Kiev, Ukraine.
Two goals from Mario Balotelli have enabled Italy to stun Germany in their Euro 2012 semi-final in Warsaw, Poland.
Defending champions Spain have reached the Euro 2012 final after beating Portugal in a penalty shootout.
Portugal coach Paulo Bento says he has no regrets after seeing his side lose on penalties to defending champions Spain.
Italian playmaker Andrea Pirlo believes Euro 2012 semi-final opponents Germany are running scared ahead of their clash with Italy.
France's Samir Nasri has apologised for any upset caused to fans after his outburst after his team's Euro 2012 loss to Spain.
Top Italian daily newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport has apologised for printing a cartoon portraying black Italy striker Mario Balotelli as King Kong.
Another major tournament, and another major disappointment for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.
Spain captain Iker Casillas can become the first player to notch up 100 victories in international football if his team beat Portugal in Wednesday's Euro 2012 semi-final.
UEFA has charged the Spanish and Russia Football Federations for racist chanting by their national teams' fans during Euro 2012 matches.
England's penalty curse struck again as Italy advanced to the semi-finals of Euro 2012 with victory in a shoot-out.
Samir Nasri has launched a foul-mouthed tirade against a journalist when asked what he thought of France's 2-0 defeat to Spain.
A soccer fan in Ebonyi state destroyed a television screen over an England player’s miss in their Euro 2012 quarter final loss to Italy.
Former England striker Michael Owen led calls for an overhaul of the country's coaching after a disappointing Euro campaign.
Portugal are through to the Euro 2012 semi-finals after a Cristiano Ronaldo header gave them a win over the Czech Republic.
Greece coach Fernando Santos will devise his masterplan to upset Germany in the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 in a cloud of smoke.
Expanding the European Championship to 24 teams will allow more major soccer nations to take part, Euro 2012 director Martin Kallen said.
Netherlands captain Mark van Bommel has retired from international soccer following the team's early elimination from Euro 2012.
Polish authorities believe a body found floating in a canal is that of an Irish soccer fan who came to the country for Euro 2012.
Even before reaching the quarter-finals, England coach Roy Hodgson had his European Championship squad practicing penalties.
A goal from the recalled Wayne Rooney has lifted England into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after beating co-hosts Ukraine.
France have qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2012 despite losing their Group D match to already eliminated Sweden.
UEFA has fined the Croatian FA €80 000 after its supporters racially abused Italy's Mario Balotelli during a Euro 2012 match.
The Italians have qualified for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after beating Ireland in their final Group C match.
Jesus Navas scored a late goal to give Spain victory over Croatia and a spot in the Euro 2012 quarter-finals.
Mario Balotelli, who struck a superb late goal in the 2-0 win over Ireland, will be a key factor in Italy's chances of getting past the quarter-finals at Euro 2012.
Cristiano Ronaldo has dedicated his goals to his baby son after claiming a brace in a win over the Netherlands.
Germany performed well to beat a defensive Danish side in their last Euro 2012 Group B match, coach Joachim Loew has said.
The Dutch team has become Euro 2012's joke and could not count itself among the world's top footballing nations.
Euro 2012 favourites Germany may have had a nervous time reaching the quarter-finals but they are hoping to hit the goal trail against outsiders Greece.
Andriy Shevchenko took part in a squad training session after earlier being rated by the team doctor as having only a 50-50 chance of playing.
Defending champions Spain are on course for the Euro 2012 quarter-finals after thrashing Ireland to go top of group C.
Mario Mandzukic's third goal of Euro 2012 has seen Croatia come from behind to draw with Italy in their Group C match.
Portugal's Silvestre Varela has scored a dramatic 87th-minute winner to give his side a win over Denmark in their Euro 2012 clash.
Two Mario Gomez strikes have given three-time champions Germany a victory over the Netherlands in their Euro 2012 clash.
Germany can kill two birds with one stone by winning their final Euro 2012 Group B game against Denmark - clinching top spot and setting up a quarter-final in Gdansk.
Russia stayed on course for the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after they held co-hosts Poland to a draw in their Group A pool match.
Early goals from Petr Jiracek and Vaclav Pilar have enabled the Czech Republic to defeat Greece in their Euro 2012 clash.
France and England have battled to a draw in their opening Euro 2012 Group D match in Donetsk, Ukraine.
Ukraine's former European Player of the Year Andriy Shevchenko's second-half double has inspired them to a win over Sweden.
England manager Roy Hodgson believes they will emerge stronger after opening their Euro 2012 campaign with a draw against France.
UEFA is to investigate alleged racist chanting during the Euro 2012 matches between Spain and Italy and Russia v Czech Republic, the governing body said.
Croatia have made a flying start to Uefa Euro 2012™ after pouncing on sloppy defending to beat Ireland in their Group C opener.
Defending European champions Spain have been held to a draw by Italy in their Euro 2012 Group C clash in Poland.
Spain is considering filing an official protest to UEFA over the state of the pitch at Gdansk's PGE Arena during the draw with Italy.
Paul the amazing clairvoyant octopus may be dead but now he has a worthy heir, a Polish-based Indian elephant named Citta.
Euro 2012 kicks off in Poland and Ukraine amid fears that racism and politics could overshadow the football showcase.
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