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Published: Wednesday 15 August 2012

>> Children who watch a lot of TV between the ages of two and four years could risk larger waistlines by age 10. Every extra weekly hour watched may add half a millimetre to their waistline, says a Canadian study that tracked above 1,300 children.

>> To open up Italian universities to local and international students, the country’s education ministry has introduced the first bilingual website, listing all the available courses. At full capacity, UniversItaly will enable students to browse—in Italian and English—the classes offered by colleges, and compare tuition fees, and scholarships.

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