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Police make Syria appeal to UK womenA group of armed anti-government fighters in Syria

British counter-terrorism police chiefs are making an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge men against travelling to possibly fight in Syria.


A woman serves food while an older woman sits at the tableCare needs to 'outstrip' family help

The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.

US troops arrive in Swidwin, Poland, on 23 April 2014US troops in Poland for exercises

A first US contingent arrives in Poland for military exercises amid heightened tensions with Russia over Ukraine.

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