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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…

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…

Patient waits four years to leave hospital

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…

Shrewsbury trust warned over baby heart monitoring in 2007

Shrewsbury trust warned over baby heart monitoring in 2007

Image caption Abbie died aged 17 months in 2006 after being left with life-limiting injuries after her birth The trust at the centre…

Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals

Shops agree to limit sugary drinks sales in hospitals

Image copyright SPL WHSmith, Marks & Spencer, Subway and Greggs have all agreed to cut the proportion of sugary drinks they sell in…

Balloon emergency surgery treatment gets £1.1m Aberdeen study

Balloon emergency surgery treatment gets £1.1m Aberdeen study

Image copyright University of Aberdeen Image caption Reboa sees a balloon device go into the body’s main artery An emergency treatment using a…

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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…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption German MPs frequently applauded Ms Merkel’s points about Brexit German Chancellor Angela Merkel says some British people have “illusions” about discussing the UK’s…

Image copyright PA, AFP Boris Johnson has used his first intervention in the election campaign to mount the Conservatives’ most personal attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn. Writing in…

Image copyright Twitter/@jpjanson It’s not everyday you get called a mugwump. But it’s a top online search and social media trend in the UK after Foreign Secretary Boris…

Image copyright PA, AFP Boris Johnson has used his first intervention in the election campaign to mount the Conservatives’ most personal attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn. Writing in…

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100 days: America in a time of Trump

100 days: America in a time of Trump

Image copyright Chris Kindred Presidential elections are always something of a national Rorschach test. The reaction to candidates, like the perception of inkblots, helps to divulge the nation’s…

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First Americans claim sparks controversy

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US parks may lose federal protection

US parks may lose federal protection

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Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Trump seeks tax windfall for business

Image copyright Getty Images The Trump administration has proposed slashing the rate of corporation tax with the aim of spurring economic growth, the Treasury Secretary said. Steven Mnuchin…

First bison calves born in Banff National Park in 140 years

First bison calves born in Banff National Park in 140 years

Image copyright Adam Zier-Vogel/Parks Canada Image caption This calf’s first steps in Banff’s backcountry are part of a project to reintroduce wild bison The first bison calves to…

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Secret payments to players and agents focus of HMRC investigation

Secret payments to players and agents focus of HMRC investigation

HMRC officers raided Newcastle and West Ham’s stadiums on Wednesday as part of the investigation Secret payments made to players and agents are the focus…

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Kirk Merritt dismissed from Texas A&M football team – Chron.com

Kirk Merritt dismissed from Texas A&M football team – Chron.com

Texas A&M receiver Kirk Merritt is facing two charges of indecent exposure in separate incidents with…

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Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed 'too old'

Mexican woman, 116, gets bank card after being deemed 'too old'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption María Félix Nava is one of the oldest women in the…