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Silence to be held for Tunisia dead

40 min 28 sec ago
A minute's silence is to be held across the UK at midday to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisian beach attack a week ago, including 30 Britons.

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

1 hour 17 min ago
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

NHS 'lags behind other nations'

1 hour 49 min ago
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.

Health check for the NHS - how well is the service performing?

1 hour 49 min ago
International comparisons are notoriously difficult with healthcare - different models and variable data quality can complicate the task. But Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation have had a bash.

Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

1 hour 55 min ago
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.

Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

2 hours 18 min ago
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.

Airbus plans new China plant

2 hours 25 min ago
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.

Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

2 hours 38 min ago
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.

Why insects are marvels of engineering

2 hours 47 min ago
High-speed video reveals how insects take to the air

Oceans face 'acidification crisis'

2 hours 53 min ago
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.

Sniffing could provide autism test

2 hours 57 min ago
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.

'Greece out of cash'

3 hours 3 min ago
Dire predictions of the state of public finances in Greece can be found in Friday's papers, along with exhortations to observe the minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisia massacre.

Adelaide Crows coach stabbed to death

3 hours 21 min ago
Phil Walsh, coach of the Australian Football League's Adelaide Crows, is knifed to death at his home, police say, and his son is under arrest.

VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk

3 hours 35 min ago
James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.

Police chief makes sexism claim

3 hours 43 min ago
The former chief constable of Northumbria Police claims senior male officers in the force treated her differently because she was a woman.

Mystery surrounds India health survey

3 hours 44 min ago
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt asks why India has still not published a vast survey of women and children carried out by the government in Delhi and the UN.

Lockerbie families fight for appeal

4 hours 4 min ago
The High Court in Edinburgh is due to hear legal arguments from the families of victims of the Lockerbie bombing.

Riot reignites prison smoking debate

4 hours 7 min ago
Australia debates cigarettes in jail after riot

VIDEO: Cars designed to be slept in

4 hours 13 min ago
Vehicle design students at the Royal College of Art have been re-imagining the kind of cars that will be possible in an era of driverless transport.

Africa's video game makers dreaming big

4 hours 13 min ago
How Africa's games makers plan to make it big