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Cancer Drugs Fund ‘huge waste of money’

Image copyright Thinkstock The Cancer Drugs Fund in England was a “huge waste of money” and may have caused patients to suffer unnecessarily…

Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Media captionSevere bleeding after childbirth is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding…

Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Media captionSevere bleeding after childbirth is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding…

Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Image copyright Partridge, E. A. et al. / Nature Communications Image caption The premature lambs matured and grew a wool Scientists have been…

Alcohol binge can upset heart’s rhythm, say researchers

Alcohol binge can upset heart’s rhythm, say researchers

Image copyright Getty Images Drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time will not only get you drunk but may also…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can help boost brain power Doing moderate exercise several…

Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital

Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital

Image copyright Getty Images A hospital patient has been waiting nearly four years to leave hospital after being declared fit for discharge. The…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption The suspect was under surveillance for “some time” before being arrested A man who was carrying knives near the Houses of Parliament has…

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Media captionForeign Secretary Boris Johnson tells Today the UK could help the US respond to a chemical attack in Syria Boris Johnson says it would be very difficult…

Image copyright PA Labour-led councils build more homes than Conservative-led councils, the shadow housing secretary John Healey has said, as he promised to take “big steps” to deal…

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Fellaini sees red as Man City-Man Utd ends goalless

Fellaini sees red as Man City-Man Utd ends goalless

Marouane Fellaini received his third Premier League red card and second for Manchester United Marouane Fellaini was sent off for headbutting Sergio Aguero as Manchester…

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Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane wins settlement

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane wins settlement

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Video of the incident quickly went viral online The Kentucky doctor dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago earlier this month has…

Trump ‘backs down’ in new short-term spending bill

Trump ‘backs down’ in new short-term spending bill

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption In 2013, the government did shut down in a row over healthcare US lawmakers have reached a deal to avert a federal…

100 days: America in a time of Trump

100 days: America in a time of Trump

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First Americans claim sparks controversy

Image copyright San Diego Natural History Museum Image caption Purported stone tools can be seen alongside broken mastodon bones at the excavation site near San Diego A study…

Trump seeks to slash tax for businesses

Trump seeks to slash tax for businesses

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump is to propose slashing the rate of corporation tax when he announces his tax plan later. White House officials say the…

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Fellaini sees red as Man City-Man Utd ends goalless

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Michigan football's 1st practice in Rome was strange but productive – Detroit Free Press

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Why China's craft breweries are tapping into ancient beer recipes

Why China's craft breweries are tapping into ancient beer recipes

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Trump praises China's Xi over handling of North Korea

Trump praises China's Xi over handling of North Korea

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