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Type 1 diabetics have 'sleeping' insulin cells which could be woken, say scientists
The majority of type 1 diabetics still have a large reserve of dormant insulin cells and it might be possible to switch them back on
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:00:23 GMT)

Two angry Irishmen moving a sofa are an uncensored version of the Chuckle Brothers
A bizarre video shows a pair of inebriated locals in Drumquin, Northern Ireland, arguing and struggling to wheel a "broken down" sofa along a street
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 21:28:04 GMT)

Half a million families to lose child benefit because of Chancellor's 'stealth' taxes
The Institute for Fiscal Studies has warned that George Osborne's plan to achieve a budget surplus will result in 500,000 families losing child benefit and tens of thousands being dragged into the higher tax rate
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:19:10 GMT)

Why winter is a mental struggle: human brain more active in summer, scientists find
Brain activity related to attention and concentration peaks during the summer solstice and slumps to a low on the shortest day of the year
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:00:52 GMT)

Sleep-deprived people nearly five times more likely to sign false confessions
For the first time scientists have proven that sleep deprivation causes people to admit to guilt even when innocent
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:00:49 GMT)

Robot cockroach swarms could be released to find earthquake victims
Scientists are developing 'cyber-roaches' which can squeeze through the smallest gaps in rubble to locate survivors
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:00:18 GMT)

UK refuses to sign UN document protecting schools in war
Philip Hammond, Foreign Secretary, said to have blocked attempts to get Britain to lead way on preventing killing of children
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:58:24 GMT)

Chef breaks world record for tallest pancake stack - just in time for Shrove Tuesday
James Haywood broke the world record with a metre-high stack to celebrate Pancake Day
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:55:34 GMT)

Kingston police thank civilian for tripping up man in on-foot chase
The police force called the man a 'legend' on Twitter
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:33:26 GMT)

Lord Bramall's son calls for urgent inquiry into Operation Midland
David Cameron gives cautious support to Met Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, as criticism of Operation Midland continues to mount
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:25:26 GMT)

Storm Imogen: Record breaking winds amid news an RSPCA worker may have been swept out to sea
Environment Agency issues 62 flood warnings requiring immediate action for parts of the south west, south east and Wales
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:10:42 GMT)

Falling energy prices? This is the best way to take advantage...
Oil and gas prices have plunged, yet thousands of customers are being rolled on to tariffs that cost £405 more. This definitive guide explains all
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:03:51 GMT)

Psychiatrist brother of George Osborne admits sleeping with vulnerable patient
Dr Adam Osborne admitted engaging in an 'inappropriate' emotional and sexual relationship with one of his patients
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:00:56 GMT)

Prince Charles' black spider letters veto defended by Attorney General Jeremy Wright
Government's senior law officer says it is 'plainly wrong' that only judges can have oversight over matters of public interest
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:00:54 GMT)

David Cameron says prisoners are 'potential assets'. Is this really a Tory PM speaking?
POLITICAL SKETCH: In a strikingly liberal speech, the Prime Minister announces he wants prisons to be 'places of care' for 'diamonds in the rough'
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:53:41 GMT)

Demands for suspected Jihadi John associate to face justice in UK
Families of victims want to see Isil 'Beatles' suspect Aine Davis extradited from Turkey to face trial in UK
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:32:10 GMT)

'Kremlin's Banker' and lover of Alexandra Tolstoy faces prison sentence
The Russian oligarch Sergei Pugachev has already had his £1billion assets frozen by the High Court.
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:55:31 GMT)

Taking LSD leads to 'improved psychological wellbeing' - study
Research has found that psychedelic drugs can improve levels of optimism and openness - while a separate study has found they may help prevent domestic violence
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 17:06:27 GMT)

Joan Bakewell: Women such as Charlotte Proudman complain too much
The Labour peer suggests that women should get on and quietly change things instead of whinging
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:40:09 GMT)

CCTV captures off-duty policeman bravely tackling man with knife
PC Ian Molineaux from the Metropolitan Police describes how he confronted a man armed with a large knife while out with his wife and two children
(Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:39:43 GMT)

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