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Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Image copyright Getty Images Drug errors cause appalling levels of harm and deaths, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says, as new data suggests millions…

Mini-tumours’ created to battle cancer

Mini-tumours’ created to battle cancer

Image copyright ICR Image caption The mini-tumours can be used to predict if a patient will respond to therapy Scientists have been able…

Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

Sipping acidic fruit teas can wear away teeth, says study

Image copyright Getty Images Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an…

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists say they have settled one of medicine’s biggest debates after a huge study found that anti-depressants work. The…

NHS ‘dangerously’ short of 100,000 staff

NHS ‘dangerously’ short of 100,000 staff

Image copyright PA The NHS in England has nearly 100,000 jobs unfilled, a situation described as “dangerously” understaffed. The total represents one in…

Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert

Asthma inhalers recalled in device alert

Image copyright MHRA Image caption A small number of Ventolin Accuhaler units are affected by the fault Three batches of Ventolin Accuhaler and…

Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos

Review ordered into epilepsy drug, vaginal mesh and Primodos

Image caption The mesh implants are used to ease incontinence and to support organs The government has ordered a review into how UK…

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Media captionEC President Donald Tusk rejected any idea of the UK being able to join a “single market a la carte” The UK’s approach to the next stage…

Image copyright PA The general secretary of the Labour party, Iain McNicol, has stood down “to pursue new challenges” after serving for a “tumultuous seven years”. In a…

Image copyright bbc A 96-year-old war veteran is celebrating after his campaign to get the vote for all British expatriates moved a step closer to success. Harry Shindler,…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Macron and Mrs Merkel say any cuts to EU programmes could be damaging EU leaders have agreed to spend more on…

Media captionLabour MP: What happened to Rebecca could happen to anyone Plans to change the rules on organ donation consent in England, which it is claimed could save…

Media captionJeremy Hunt tells Today the government has ruled out staying in a customs union after Brexit Jeremy Hunt has said there is no possibility of the government…

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Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Guardiola had twice been warned by the FA about wearing the yellow ribbon Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been charged by the Football Association…

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Trump: Florida school officer ‘didn’t have the courage’

Trump: Florida school officer ‘didn’t have the courage’

Media caption“He didn’t have the courage” An armed officer who stood outside a Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people last week “certainly did a poor job”,…

White House barrier hit by vehicle, Secret Service says

White House barrier hit by vehicle, Secret Service says

Media captionScene outside White House after car incident A vehicle has struck a barrier outside the White House and a woman has been held, the Secret Service says.…

Trump: Florida school officer ‘didn’t have the courage’

Trump: Florida school officer ‘didn’t have the courage’

Media caption‘School sheriff didn’t have the courage’ An armed officer who stood outside a Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people last week “certainly did a poor…

US to impose ‘largest’ N Korea sanctions

US to impose ‘largest’ N Korea sanctions

Image copyright Reuters US President Donald Trump says he is launching the “largest ever” set of new sanctions against North Korea. The measures will target more than 50…

Florida school shooting: Armed officer ‘did not confront killer’

Florida school shooting: Armed officer ‘did not confront killer’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Students were evacuated in small groups after the 14 February shooting An armed officer assigned to the Florida school where a gunman…

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Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Guardiola charged for wearing political ribbon

Guardiola had twice been warned by the FA about wearing the yellow ribbon Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been charged by the Football Association…

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Norman (Okla.) North's Brent Barnes will be new Chaparral football coach – AZCentral.com

Norman (Okla.) North's Brent Barnes will be new Chaparral football coach – AZCentral.com

Brent Barnes(Photo: Notre Dame Prep) Scottsdale Chaparral will name Brent Barnes its next football coach, his…

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Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat – and Wall Street panics

Kylie Jenner 'sooo over' Snapchat – and Wall Street panics

Image copyright Getty Images Reality TV star Kylie Jenner wiped $1.3bn off the stock market value…

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13 hot reasons to visit Qatar right now

(CNN) — Qatar connects to 100 different destinations, making it an extremely busy transit spot. In…

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US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May

US to open new embassy in Jerusalem in May

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Israeli and US flags fly high over Jerusalem in…