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Patricia Reaney

Patricia Reaney

    Miley Cyrus says she's a 'bad bitch'
    Miley Cyrus says she's a 'bad bitch'
    Former Disney star Miley Cyrus said she was out to shock and "make history" and is unapologetic for her raunchy performance at this...
    Oprah takes top spot on Forbes celebrity list
    Oprah takes top spot on Forbes celebrity list
    Winfrey, who runs her own TV network, was named the most powerful celebrity on Wednesday by Forbes – heading the six women...
    Relaxing vacation a top holiday choice for many
    Relaxing vacation a top holiday choice for many
    Relaxing holidays with a sprinkling of sightseeing thrown in are the most popular type of vacation for people around the globe and particularly for...
    Tension over Islam centre, Qur'an threat marks 9/11
    Tension over Islam centre, Qur'an threat marks 9/11
    Tensions over a threat to burn the Qur'an in Florida and a proposed Islamic centre near New York's Ground Zero marked the ninth anniversary on...
    Milk cancels health benefit of drinking tea
    Milk cancels health benefit of drinking tea
    Drinking tea can reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke but only if milk is not added to the brew, German scientists said on Tuesday.
    British doctors condemn plastic surgery lottery
    British doctors condemn plastic surgery lottery
    British surgeons have condemned a plastic surgery lottery that offers winners money for face lifts, breast enlargements and tummy tucks. London-based Europa International is running what is thought to be the world's first lottery for cosmetic surgery....
    Drug resistant TB cases higher than once estimated
    Drug resistant TB cases higher than once estimated
    Cases of drug resistant tuberculosis are higher than previously estimated and three nations -- China, India and Russia -- account for more than...
    Malaria map aims to tackle killer disease
    Malaria map aims to tackle killer disease
    Researchers are creating a global malaria map to tackle the killer disease by pinpointing the areas where it strikes most often.
    Trawling destroying underwater mountains
    Trawling destroying underwater mountains
    Deep-sea trawling is destroying underwater mountains teeming with marine life and causing irreparable damage to ecosystems, scientists warned on...
    Lifestyle changes shown to cut risk of diabetes
    Lifestyle changes shown to cut risk of diabetes
    Losing weight, cutting down on saturated fats, eating more fibre and exercising 30 minutes a day can make a difference when it comes to diabetes....
    Experts: Europe faces obesity epidemic
    Experts: Europe faces obesity epidemic
    Europe is facing an obesity epidemic by the end of the decade, which will increase health costs and hamper economic development, health experts...
    Climate change, fungal disease threatening frogs
    Climate change, fungal disease threatening frogs
    A deadly fungal disease linked to climate change is wiping out huge numbers of amphibians in Spain and could push some species to the brink of...