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Persian shallot ‘could help fight TB antibiotic resistance’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A type of shallot used in Iranian cooking could help “reverse the tide” of drug-resistant TB, researchers…

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine – a universal blood test for…

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Image copyright Getty Images Repeated bail-outs to help the NHS cope with pressure on services and finances could become the “new normal”, the…

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say

Image copyright Getty Images Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at…

UK ‘in grip of worst flu season since 2011’

UK ‘in grip of worst flu season since 2011’

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is in the grip of its worst flu season for seven years, figures show. All parts of…

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Image copyright PA Image caption Noel Conway was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 2014 A terminally ill man who wants to be…

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Image copyright Getty Images Testing all women for the “Angelina Jolie gene”, even if not considered at risk, would prevent cancers, save lives…

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Media captionHenry Bolton says he will not be quitting as UKIP leader, adding: “It is time to drain the swamp”. Henry Bolton has insisted he will not quit…

Media captionGeneral Sir Nick Carter: Russia could initiate hostilities sooner than expected Britain’s armed forces risk falling behind Russia without more investment, the head of the Army has…

Image caption Lord Lawson of Blaby served as chancellor between 1983-89 Civil servants will “do their best to frustrate” Brexit, Lord Lawson has said in an interview with…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rex Tillerson held talks with Boris Johnson The US and the UK need to “pay attention” to their “treasured” relationship, the US…

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Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Media playback is not supported on this device Alexis Sanchez: five of his best Arsenal goals Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in…

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US shutdown to end as Senate strikes deal

US shutdown to end as Senate strikes deal

Media captionWhite House and Chuck Schumer trade barbs over shutdown The US government partial shutdown is set to end after Senate Republicans and Democrats voted to approve a…

Larry Nassar: USA Gymnastics’ executive leadership resigns over abuse scandal

Larry Nassar: USA Gymnastics’ executive leadership resigns over abuse scandal

Olympic champion Aly Raisman was one of those who addressed the court at Nassar’s sentencing hearing The executive leadership of USA Gymnastics’ board of directors has resigned. It…

US shutdown: Government services closed as working week begins

US shutdown: Government services closed as working week begins

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The closure of many federal services and national parks will be felt around the country Hundreds of thousands of federal workers will…

US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote

US shutdown: Senators trade blame ahead of new vote

Media captionMajority Republican Leader Senator Mitch McConnell accuses the Democrats of “irresponsible political games” US senators are attempting to agree on a bill to fund the government, which…

US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse

US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse

Media captionMajority Republican Leader Senator Mitch McConnell accuses the Democrats of “irresponsible political games” The US Senate is due back in session to try to end a budget…

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Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Sanchez joins Man Utd from Arsenal in swap deal with Mkhitaryan

Media playback is not supported on this device Alexis Sanchez: five of his best Arsenal goals Manchester United have signed Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, in…

How did Sanchez end up at Man Utd? And will he fit in?

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QBs among 5 things to watch in Florida's annual spring game – SECcountry.com

QBs among 5 things to watch in Florida's annual spring game – SECcountry.com

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For many fans, all they’ve seen of redshirt freshman quarterback Feleipe Franks to this…

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Google adds search results 'fact check' flag

Google adds search results 'fact check' flag

Image copyright Google Google has added its fact check feature to search results globally, in a…

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Why beer tastes different in the air

Why beer tastes different in the air

After all, inflight offerings are usually limited to mass-produced beers like Budweiser, Carlsberg or Tsing Tao.…

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Stockholm attack: 'Suspect device' in Sweden crash lorry

Stockholm attack: 'Suspect device' in Sweden crash lorry

Image copyright AFP Image caption The lorry was driven into the front of a department store…