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Ben Hur star Charlton Heston dies. Time for some prying (sorry, that joke had to be made). Also why is this the main article currently on the BBC news homepage? It's either a very slow news day, or is it that the BBC are making some pretty poor decisions about what goes there.

Swiss town fights Champagne ban. The town of Champagne in Switzerland was supposed to cease using its name on the local wine under a trade agreement, although the town are vowing to fight the ban.

Rise in women doctors 'worrying'. Strange and arguably very unhelpful comment from a male GP in the BMJ, that women doctors are essentially bad for the "industry", with part time working etc.

Pregnant US man hails 'miracle'. Surely the man part of the title should be in quotes?

US man gets $2.6m for domain name. After buying pizza.com in 1994, and spending US$20 a year in maintenance, a US man sells it for US$26m. Not a bad investment.