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United settles for undisclosed amount over Dr Dao removal

United Airlines has reached a settlement with a Kentucky doctor who was filmed being dragged forcibly from a flight in Chicago.Dr David Dao was treated in hospital after aviation police physically removed him from...

US ‘prepared to defend ourselves’ over North Korea nuclear threat

The US is seeking a peaceful denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula but is "prepared to defend ourselves" in the face of any threat from North Korea, a security briefing has revealed.President Donald Trump hopes...

15-year-old held over Mike Samwell car theft killing

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a former Royal Navy officer was run over by his own car.The boy, who is also held on suspicion of burglary, is the...

Scan showing brain age can predict early death, study finds

Neuroscientists say they can predict whether or not someone will die young simply by scanning their brains. Researchers working at Imperial College London looked at the MRI brain scans of thousands of individuals alongside long-term...

Vote 2017: Tony Blair says Theresa May will win the General Election

Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has told Sky News Theresa May will be Prime Minister on 9 June.Mr Blair said he would be voting Labour at the General Election but refused to say...

Boris Johnson launches attack on ‘mugwump’ Jeremy Corbyn

Boris Johnson has cemented his intervention in the General Election campaign with a savage attack on Jeremy Corbyn, describing him as a "benign herbivore".His colourful assault on the Labour leader suggests voters are tempted...

Vote 2017: Tony Blair says Theresa May will win the General Election

Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair has told Sky News Theresa May will be Prime Minister on 9 June.Mr Blair said he would be voting Labour at the General Election but refused to say...

Drugs firms threaten UK exit unless NHS gets £20bn extra per year

The pharmaceutical industry has issued a stinging election threat, suggesting firms could withdraw from the UK and delay drug launches unless the NHS gets a huge funding boost.The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry's...

Government loses bid to delay air pollution plan until after General Election

The Government has lost its bid to delay publication of its long-awaited air pollution plan.A judge at London's High Court ordered the draft Air Quality Plan to be published on 9 May, the week...

United Airlines to offer passengers up to $10,000 to give up seats

United Airlines has said it will offer passengers who volunteer to give up their seats on an overbooked flight up to $10,000 (£7,700).It is one of several new policies it has unveiled in...

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