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Scientific experts are meeting on Monday to discuss whether boys as well as girls should be offered the HPV jab.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes a key bilateral security agreement with Afghanistan can be signed before the end of the month.
Whistleblowers still face real problems in speaking out in the health service - despite the push to create a more open culture, campaigners say.
The chief executive of De Beers says that China will be the 'engine' of growth for the diamond market.
Illegal immigrants are targeting gay weddings to gain citizenship in the UK, a BBC Inside Out London investigation uncovers.
Labour is to reach out to supporters who voted for independence in last week's referendum, the party says.
Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
The post-referendum political landscape poses problems for both David Cameron and Ed Miliband, according to Monday's newspapers.
Roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than raw peanuts, according to an Oxford University study carried out on mice.
Worldwide demonstrations ahead of a UN meeting in New York on how to reduce global carbon emissions attract hundreds of thousands of people, organisers say.
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.
Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.
Talks will resume in Myanmar, the country also known as Burma on Monday aimed at ending 65 years of civil war and ethnic conflict.
The wife of a British taxi driver being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) has pleaded with the militants to "see it in their hearts" to release him.
Turkish security forces have fired water cannon and tear gas at crowds which had gathered in support of Syrian Kurdish refugees on the border.
Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.
American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
Tens of thousands of Russians march in Moscow to protest against Russia's involvement in the Ukraine crisis.
Labour plans to retain for a further year a coalition policy limiting the annual increase in child benefit to 1%, Ed Balls will tell his party's conference.
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