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In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

L-R Chelsea Pensioner, Yeoman of the Guard and Grenadier Guard amongst the poppy installation at the Tower of London commemorating the fallen of WWI

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In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

Poppy installation at the Tower of London to commemorate those who died in the First World War #poppy #TowerOfLondon

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Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking, researchers have shown. The US team believe the "waste removal system" is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep. Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps between neurons and allow fluid to wash the brain clean. They also suggest that failing to clear away some toxic proteins may play a role in brain disorders.

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Japan's ninjas heading for extinction

A silent, but deadly, disappearance: Japan's ninja's are apparently heading for 'extinction'. The current generation of ninjitsu masters is likely to be the last.

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Tattoos shouldn't be a barrier to hiring, says employer advice group

A body that advises employers is warning them they could miss out on talent if…

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Scotch whisky exports 'up for first time in three years'

Some very good news for the #whisky industry today. #scotchwhisky #scotland #whiskyindustry