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PM: UK to lead hunger fight

David Cameron said Britain must "lead from the front" and help beat world hunger. He spoke ahead of a protest rally in Hyde Park which demanded the G8 act on the issue. Bill Gates and Danny Boyle addressed the rally.

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UN chief: 'No child should suffer malnutrition'

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said the "UN will do everything in its power to overcome malnutrition."

He added: "We must empower women so they are well nourished before and during pregnancy so they can breast feed."

The UN chief was talking via video link at an international meeting in London with charities and companies, aimed at combating malnutrition in the developing world.

David Cameron is due to talk shortly.

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