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The return of measles:

Figures released yesterday revealed a 20-year high in cases of measles after a collapse in MMR immunisation rates.

Figures released yesterday revealed a 20-year high in cases of measles after a collapse in MMR immunisation rates.

Bush shows his sensitive side with blind journalist: 'I'm interested in the shade look':

Bantering with the reporters who cover him, and assigning them nicknames, is part of George Bush's style. But at his White House press conference this week the joking went a shade too far.


Britain vows to imprison the tyrants of Africa:

Britain has offered to lock up one of Africa's most bloodthirsty tyrants for life, a move that could lead to several more dictators and warlords being sent to the country's overcrowded prisons.


Epidemic fears as children miss out on jabs:

Fears of a major epidemic were expressed last night as it emerged that tens of thousands of children are missing out on vaccinations as a result of a postcode lottery created by Labour policies.


'Crisis' as EADS is faced with two probes:

EADS, the parent company of Airbus, is facing twin probes by French stock market authorities and its main shareholders following its shock profits warning and admission of delays on its flagship A380 airliner.


Radical move to tackle obesity crisis:

Controls on junk food advertising could be extended to websites, text messaging, computer games, cinemas and posters under radical plans being drawn up by the government, the Guardian has learned.


Irritating call centres face axe:

Overseas call centres face the axe after a backlash from irritated customers.

The Queen's happy mirth-day:

The Queen joked about the World Cup yesterday - and then quoted Marx.


Beyond the law:

Kate Moss was branded a drug pusher yesterday as a £250,000 cocaine investigation ended in farce.


Goodness gracious late balls of fire!:

The entire nation heaved a sigh of relief last night as England battled into the knockout stages of the World Cup with a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago.

Who's this?

Former Crossroads star Freema Agyeman was last night revealed to be the front-runner to replace Billie Piper in Doctor Who.


We're throo:

England fans danced in the streets last night after Wayne Rooney took to the field and our boys pulled off a last-ditch 2-0 victory over minnows Trinidad and Tobago.

Judge lets pervs free:

A top judge faced calls to quit yesterday after letting seven sex offenders walk free in the last five years.

Kids' food ads to get junked:

Junk food adverts should be banned before telly's 9pm watershed, it was claimed last night.


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