Robert Mugabe's WHO appointment condemned as 'an insult'

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The choice of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organization (WHO) goodwill ambassador has been criticised by several organisations including the British government. It described his selection as... Read More

Hospital beds shortage in England 'an infection risk'

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NHS hospitals in England are so full that a shortage of beds is putting patients at an increased risk of infection, according to a report. An analysis of bed occupancy... Read More

Orlando gay nightclub shooting 'an act of terror and hate'

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US President Barack Obama has described Sunday morning’s gun attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, as “an act of terror and an act of hate”. Americans were united... Read More

Trident subs minus warheads 'an option'

Trident subs minus warheads 'an option'

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Corbyn: UK could keep Trident submarines but without warheads 17 January 2016 From the section UK Politics Media captionCorbyn: Trident without nuclear warheads ‘an option’ Jeremy Corbyn has suggested the... Read More

Child health 'an election issue'

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Measures to protect children’s health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health said child... Read More

Cut music to 'an hour a day' – WHO

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By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website People should listen to music for no more than one hour a day to protect their hearing, the World... Read More