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Roman Empire fell because ‘prosperity made people weak’, claims researcher

Historians have believed for centuries that war, economic collapse and political changes brought down the ancient giant in the 5th Century AD.

Experts discover massive ice shelf melting in Antarctica – so large...

Global warming has altered the wind direction resulting in different current patterns in the sea - shifting warmer waters towards the ice. Up until 2009 the glaciers in the Southern Antarctic Peninsula showed no sign of change, but new research has revealed ice is melting at an alarming rate.

Payback time – A man has received a £1,500 pay-out from...

Pete Swift, 30, faced several frustrated months with debt collectors after the company failed to cancel his TV and broadband account when he moved house. After nearly 18 months of being threatened by debt collection services, Pete decided to take legal action, first contacting the Citizens Advice Bureau and then the Ombudsman.

B-eat it! Woman who beat anorexia publishes cook book containing the...

Nicola Davis, 18, began starving herself two years ago, living on minus calories a day, causing her weight to plummet to just six stone. But in spite of her illness she would frequently create tasty treats for her family, including pies, cakes, smoothies and risottos - which she wouldn't touch.

Pet owner forced to quit her career because she’s got Britain’s...

Dedicated Sara Davis, 27, spends 49 hours a week taking Bobby, a spaniel cross, across the local parks and woods. Since she adopted him in 2008 she's walked the black and white dog over 18,000 hours - the equivalent of two full YEARS.

Heart-stopping moment toddler gets hit by cyclist and dragged face-down along...

cyclist and dragged 12FT along the pavement outside her home. In graphic CCTV footage, Lucie Wilding, three, can be seen stepping out of her front gate before being knocked over and dragged face-down along the street.

General election results indicate strong future for UK housing market, experts...

David Cameron and his party secured another five years in Government after a securing 331 seats and a working majority in the House of Commons.

The Real Election Winner: Al Murray’s Pub Landlord

In fact, in many people’s eyes the real winner of the election was not even a proper politician.

New mum catches own BOWEL and INTESTINES after caesarian wound splits...

Sam Bell, 28, gave birth to daughter Chloe Terman by planned caesarian and was released three days later after being given the all clear by doctors. She was then visited at her home by a midwife five days after giving birth who routinely removed the bead stitch.

Police investigate after murderer’s family takes out ad to trace the...

The brightly-coloured newspaper ad offers £1,000 for jury members to give their opinions on new evidence and to take part in a "documentary" relating to convicted killer Ian Workman. He was found guilty of murdering wife Sue, 55, at their remote farmhouse in Edgworth, Lancs., in 2011, and was jailed for a minimum of 17-and-a-half years.

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