An hour's "brisk exercise" each day offsets the risks of early death linked to a desk-bound working life, scientists suggest.
All the minor injuries units in one of the country's most deprived areas - the Fenlands - could be closed, says a report.
Ali Carter and Joe Perry will contest the World Open final in China after beating Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and Neil Robertson respectively.
Former England captain Charlotte Edwards says the Super League has kept her focused since international retirement.
Cambridge sign 21-year-old defender Sean Long on a six-month loan from Championship side Reading.
London 2012 gold medallist Jonnie Peacock is named in a 54-strong ParalympicsGB track and field team for the Rio Games.
Peterborough manager Grant McCann backs Brad Inman to recover from a broken leg suffered with "six seconds left of training".
Dozens of families have left besieged areas of the city of Aleppo along a humanitarian corridor, Syrian state media say.
Tunisia's parliament passes a vote of no confidence in the government of PM Habib Essid over what is seen as his failure to push through economic reforms.
A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people catches fire and crashes in the US state of Texas with all on board confirmed dead.
The Turkish military kills 35 Kurdish militants who tried to storm an army base in the south-east, officials say.
A police officer is shot dead in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, during a stand-off with an armed group barricaded inside a police station.
Police in Paraguay raided a drug lord's prison cell, only to find he was living a life of luxury - with a kitchen, plasma TV and a library.
The friend of a man who killed a priest in France, who had tried to travel with him to Syria, was detained days before the attack, reports say.
A "professional" cyber attack hits Russian government bodies, the country's intelligence service says.
Hundreds of people hold protests in major cities across Australia after footage emerged showing boys being abused in juvenile detention.
One of two brothers arrested in Belgium in an anti-terror operation is charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murder".
Thousands attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at a church dedicated to the late Polish Pope John Paul II in the city of Krakow.
Fans of the rapper reckon the standout line from her presidential nomination speech was inspired by a Lil Wayne mixtape.
Hundreds of people have held rallies in Australia following allegations of abuse against boys in juvenile detention.
Jack, Louise and Bruna are at this year's World Youth Day in Poland. Watch them tell us what it's been like so far.
The latest terror attacks in Germany and France have left migrants in Turkey worried about their chances of reaching northern Europe.
A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
People in the US have filmed a Chinese rocket body streaking across the sky over Utah and California.
The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has erupted, however the volcano appears to be "smiling"
A maternity hospital in Idlib province was hit in an air strike on Friday. Two people are reported to have been killed.
A pre-season friendly between two non-league sides is abandoned at half-time after one refuses to continue playing.
A bikini-clad Swedish police officer wins praise for tackling a suspected thief while she was off-duty sunbathing with friends in Stockholm.
Court rules that homeowners must foot the bill for suburban Dusseldorf street first built in 1937.
No more lunchtime tipples for government employees in Anhui province.
A woman complains that the copy of the artist's David harms children's minds.
Hilary Clinton has become the first woman ever to become a major party nominee for US president. The BBC travelled to the Women's National Democratic Club, founded in Washington DC in 1922, to capture the scene.
Farming is seen as an unglamorous job across Africa, but the BBC's Sophie Ikenye finds some young professionals who are packing in the office job to return to the family farm.
Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.
Hundreds of thousands of tweets condemn the attack on an Afghan minority group by Islamic State militants.
The media more often focuses on what women wear and their family status, but does that hurt the public's perception of their leadership?
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
Jeremy Corbyn has warned rebel MPs they will never be able to take the Labour Party's name if they force a "semi-split".
As the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play premieres in London, the BBC grabbed a quick word with author JK Rowling.
England beat West Germany 4-2 at Wembley STadium to win their first and only World Cup and, to mark the 50th anniversary, we spoke to the match's hat-trick hero, Sir Geoff Hurst.
Football fans share their memories of the day when England lifted the World Cup trophy.
With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.
Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.
Two men have each been jailed for more than four years for smuggling 18 Albanian migrants into the UK.
It's a rare albino squirrel, living in a garden in Sussex.
Considered to be a masterpiece of the English Renaissance, a historic portrait of Queen Elizabeth I celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada will be owned by the public.
Sightings of basking sharks are appearing in "good numbers" around Coll and Tiree says a wildlife tour operator.
Josh Coombes gives free haircuts to homeless people and publishes their stories online.
The UK's first maternity service for victims of rape and sexual abuse, which opens today at the Royal London Hospital.
A wildlife park in Oxfordshire has had more than 150 new animals born over the summer.
A five-year-old boy who received part of his father's liver is 'competing' in the British Transplant Games - with dad.
Mark Little pays tribute to Vivean Gray, who played his mother Mrs Mangel in Neighbours.
Malcolm Grimston gives his analysis of the long term case for Hinkley Point
Artist George Butler documents the lives of those displaced by conflict across the world.
Christine Riding defends the public purchase of the Armada portrait
The BBC's Simon Jack explains why we need a new nuclear power station.
Dozens of workers at burger chain Byron have been arrested in raids by immigration officials, dividing social media users.
Pokemon Go player Sam Clark, 33, tells the BBC he is the first to catch all the characters available in the UK.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said the UK wanted to remain "as close as possible to our allies, most particularly France" in a joint press conference in Paris with his counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault.
Historic fairground attraction the Moon Rocket, described as the original 'white knuckle ride', is in danger of being lost according to campaigners.
London 2012 Olympic medallist Max Whitlock was just a teenager when he unexpectedly won team and individual bronze.
Where is Peter Rabbit? is a new play which uses puppets to tell Beatrix Potter's tales.
John Humphrys takes the rail firms to task on whether they are offering the lowest fares
Exercise can counter the dangers of an office job - if you're short of time, here are some moves you can do at your desk.
The owner of a four feet Great Dane talks about how her pooch is in the running to be classed as the tallest dog in the world.
Tom Crosby almost died as a teenager after falling when he was playing on a train.
A desperate mum has had to resort to using handcuffs to restrain her mentally ill son, due to the lack of support from mental health services.
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