A young girl waits at a medical centre

Failure to tackle FGM is a 'national scandal', say MPs

One-Minute Read Thu 3 Jul, AT 10:04

MPs criticise schools, police and the CPS and demand a national action plan to end the practice

The fossilised remains of a polar bear have been found in the Indian Himalayas

No DNA evidence for Yetis - but polar bears 'found in India'

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Jul, AT 14:53

Tests on samples of hair from all over the world rule out existence of 'anomalous primates'

Tommy Main

Punch 4 Punch: the internet craze blamed for father's death

Briefing Wed 2 Jul, AT 11:02

Londoner Tommy Main died after being hit in the chest by a friend as they played 'game' at a party

Antibiotics being prepared

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs threaten return to 'dark ages'

One-Minute Read Wed 2 Jul, AT 08:40

David Cameron describes rise in superbugs as one of the biggest health threats facing the world today

Nasa's LDSD flying saucer

Nasa tests 'flying saucer' spaceship for future Mars missions

One-Minute Read Mon 30 Jun, AT 13:03

UFO-shaped spacecraft could be critical for future manned mission to the red planet

NHS

Cameron warned NHS could collapse in five years

One-Minute Read Sun 29 Jun, AT 08:25

Leading Tories join calls for prime minister to increase health spending now

Coca Cola bottles

Sugar blamed for UK obesity epidemic: is it really that bad?

Briefing Fri 27 Jun, AT 13:35

Experts want to banish sugary drinks at meal times and cut recommended sugar intake in half

A member of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) prepares insecticide for use

Insecticides 'are poisoning world food supplies'

Briefing Tue 24 Jun, AT 11:24

Scientists say common pesticides are damaging the soil, air and water

Time travel 'may be possible', says new research

One-Minute Read Mon 23 Jun, AT 13:42

Physicists banish the 'grandparent paradox' with successful time-travel simulation

A woman with hayfever blows her nose

Hayfever: why is it so bad and how can you make it stop?

Briefing Mon 23 Jun, AT 13:07

Warm and dry weather means large swathes of the UK have been hit with particularly high pollen count

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