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The rich countries where people are dying younger

Life expectancy in the US has fallen for the past three years. It's a similar story in Britain. Why?

Life expectancy in the US has fallen for the past three years. It's a similar story in Britain. Why? Also in this edition: why France is fighting Islamist rebels in the Sahel; two key moments in the UK general election; France takes action against violence against women; and the challenge facing the young winners from the Hong Kong elections.
(Picture: elderly man in a chair.
Credit: PA)

23 minutes

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Sun 1 Dec 2019 10:06GMT

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