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Progress on research and treatment for dementia has been "achingly slow", an expert says ahead of a London summit. Dr Dennis Gillings said a pledge by G8 countries to find a cure or treatment by 2025 would be "impossible" without better incentives for investment.

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Buried under the avalanche of reactions to presidential candidate Donald Trump's verbal attack against Muslims, the stream of headlines about the San Bernardino couple who shot and killed more than 14 people last week and the dissection of President Barack Obama's Sunday Oval speech about the war against the so-called Islamic State (IS) was a very significant announcement.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde is to stand trial in France for alleged negligence over a €404m ($438m; £294m); payment to a businessman in 2008.

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