GPs could be bypassed by patients seeking hospital tests for cancer, as part of a five-year strategy by NHS England Patients fear they may have cancer will be able to bypass their GP and self-refer for
Monarch highlights Northern Ireland peace process and Scottish referendum, and pays tribute to health workers fighting Ebola In the year that saw divisions over Scottish independence and the 100th anniversary
Bong County, LIBERIA—It was Christmas Eve in Bong, and as the hot, red sun dipped behind our blue-tarped Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU), staff began suiting up in protective gear. But these suits weren’t classic
The previous toll released December 22 stood at 7,518 fatalities out of 19,340 infected in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. Worldwide, the disease has killed at least 7,708, including six in Mali, one
The Queen says: 'We owe a great debt of gratitude to past and present servicemen and servicewomen who put their lives in jeopardy to keep us safe' The Queen has delivered a Christmas message acknowledging
The National Zoo in Washington is reassuring fans of the panda cub Bao Bao that she’s doing fine after spending the night in a tree. Members of the public can watch a live feed online of the zoo’s pandas.
The grandfather of a nine-year-old boy has been charged with his murder. The child has been named as Alex James Robinson from Lincoln. Officers had been called to an address in Pennell Street in the city
A shadowy Russian organisation claiming to be investigating the MH17 crash has claimed that a Ukrainian pilot fired a missile on the day the Malaysia Airlines plane went down, killing 298 people. The said
We choose how we want to see the world. Right now, we are choosing to see a world that scares us Stop reading this article. Rise from your chair, go to the nearest window and look outside. What do you
While the total number of reporters killed was down from last year's figure of 70, the watchdog group found 2014 to be particularly deadly for international journalists and correspondents, whose work took
Whether it’s a lit nativity scene, illuminated trees or just staying up later for a meal with family and friends, the increase in lighting during the holiday season is so pronounced that NASA can spot
Robert O'Neill, the Navy Seal who says he killed Al-Qaeda leader dead during 2011 secret raid in Pakistan, could face criminal charges The Navy Seal who revealed himself as the man who shot Osama bin is
Authorities in Peru have sent riverboats to evacuate a remote jungle village after it was raided by an indigenous tribe that has long lived in voluntary isolation in the country’s south-eastern Amazon.