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Former Ghana FA boss Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving 'cash gift'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAfrican referees filmed taking cash The second-most powerful man in African football has branded video of him apparently taking cash gifts “lies”. Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter. But Mr Nyantakyi says the footage was doctored, […]


Review needed on medicinal cannabis cases, says May

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Twelve-year-old Billy Caldwell – pictured with his mother Charlotte – has severe epilepsy There is a need to review how cases for the medical use of cannabis are handled, the prime minister has said. Theresa May made the comment after a special licence was granted allowing Billy Caldwell, 12, to […]

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HPV vaccine cuts cancer-causing infection

Hundreds of breast cancer patients 'denied reconstruction'


YouTube's paid music and video services come to UK

Image copyright YouTube Image caption YouTube announced the expansion of its subscription services at a London press conference YouTube is expanding its subscription-based music and video services to the UK and a further 11 countries. The “premium” facilities strip ads from the platform’s content and allow it to be downloaded rather than just streamed. The […]

Huawei rejects Australia security concerns

Facebook cuts out gun-accessory ads for children

Computer game addiction: 'I spend 20 plus hours a week gaming'


How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues

Image copyright Terry Hunt Image caption One of the world’s archaeological wonders on Rapa Nui in the southeast Pacific The famous statues of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, are best known for their deep-set eyes and long ears. They also sport impressive multi-tonne hats made from a different rock type. Quite how these pukao, as […]


'Dumpling-shaped' space rock comes into view

A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu. Source link


Horsefly season: How to avoid being bitten

It is horsefly season, which means all those enjoying the countryside should watch out for bites. Source link