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Women can avoid monthly bleeding if they run oral contraceptive pill packets back to back - but is it safe?
A Stena ferry and the Navy submarine were in the Irish Sea when the "close quarters incident" happened.
The former BBC Radio 2 host will lead the line-up on Scala Radio.
Donald Tusk tells a BBC documentary he told the ex-prime minister to "get real" before the referendum.
A Bournemouth hospital is stationing a nurse at its A&E entrance to redirect non-emergency cases.
Economic abuse will be included in legal definition and abusers stopped from cross-examining victims.
A schoolgirl was groomed, plied with alcohol and raped by the three men in Oxford.
Sickle cell carriers took to social media to praise the show's portrayal of the genetic disease.
The tax authorities have been forced to apologise for two mistakes - wrongly charging penalties and for denying it had made the mistake.
Contactless payment technology is enabling churches in England to offer a digital collection plate.


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