Trish Scarrow

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Typhoon Haiyan: eight die in food stampede amid desperate wait for aid

Eight people have been killed in the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines after thousands of Haiyan survivors stormed a government-owned rice warehouse seeking food supplies.<p>The Philippines National Food Authority said police and soldiers stood by helpless as people streamed into the warehouse in …

Saeed Abedini

American Pastor Saeed Abedini is now free after having been convicted and sentenced to 8 years in one of Iran's toughest prisons simply for sharing …

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Europe at 'polio risk' from Syria

<b>Europe could be at risk from polio following a recent outbreak in Syria, infectious disease experts say.</b><p>In the Lancet journal, two doctors in Germany say the cases in Syria - which had been free of wild poliovirus since 1999 - could endanger nearby regions.<p>They say because only one in 200 people …

Typhoon Haiyan: is it the biggest storm ever?

<b>What is the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon?</b><p>The name: in the Atlantic and the eastern Pacific Ocean, they are hurricanes. In the north-western Pacific Ocean they are known as typhoons.<p><b>How big is Haiyan (known locally as Yolanda)</b><p>Bigger than hurricane Camille, which hit the US in 1969, …

Exclusive: Obama personally apologizes for Americans losing health coverage

President Obama said Thursday that he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they liked.<p>"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation …

Robotic Surgery Is More Dangerous Than Hospitals Are Letting On

Complications from robotic-assisted surgeries have gone "vastly underreported" according to a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins.<p>Robotic-assisted surgery is primarily carried out by the Da Vinci system, which is manufactured by Intuitive Surgical. It has been on the market for more than a …

'No control': Skydivers' pilot recounts death-defying leap from burning plane

The pilot who escaped a skydiving plane collision by ditching his burning, crippled aircraft with an emergency parachute has a memento of the ordeal — a selfie he took right after his hard landing.<p>The photo shows Matt Fandler's face covered in blood from the shards of glass that flew at him when …

Rickets making a comeback in the UK, doctors say

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Israel warns John Kerry over Iranian nuclear deal

The Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has launched a furious tirade against a possible deal struck between the international community and Iran over its nuclear programme, warning that it was "the deal of the century" for the Islamic republic, and that Israel would not be bound by it.<p>At a …