Charlottesville: State of emergency over US far-right rally

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Officials in Charlottesville in the US state of Virginia have declared a state of emergency ahead of a large march by white nationalists.... Read More

Zika virus: Brazil says emergency is over

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Brazil has declared an end to a national emergency over the Zika virus after a sharp decrease in cases. The number of cases dropped 95% between January and April, compared... Read More

Microsoft makes emergency security fix

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Microsoft has released an urgent update to stop hackers taking control of computers with a single email. The unusual bug, in Microsoft anti-malware software such as Windows Defender, could be... Read More

St John's Wort 'stops emergency contraceptive pill working'

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Women taking an emergency contraceptive pill containing levonorgestrel are being advised to check the ingredients of other medicines they are taking because they could stop the pill working. The Medicines... Read More

PM to hold Brussels emergency meeting

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David Cameron will chair an emergency meeting later to determine the UK’s response to the Brussels attacks. The prime minister said UK security had been stepped up in the wake... Read More

UN emergency talks after N Korea rocket

UN emergency talks after N Korea rocket

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North Korea rocket launch: UN Security Council holds urgent talks 7 February 2016 From the section Asia Media captionJohn Sudworth: North Korea’s thinking behind launch might be to get increased... Read More

Zika-linked disease is WHO emergency

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Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online 1 February 2016 From the section Health Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The virus is... Read More

Zika emergency talks to take place

Zika emergency talks to take place

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Zika emergency talks to take place By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website 1 February 2016 From the section Health Media captionTulip Mazumdar on what a declaration of a... Read More