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The contraceptive pill can protect women from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years, according to new research. Women who have used the pill are less likely to have bowel cancer, endometrial cancer or ovarian cancer than...
Intelligence officials in the US believe terrorists are perfecting explosive devices small enough to fit inside consumer electronics in an attempt to bring down commercial airliners. The concern is behind the decision to ban larger electronic devices in cabins on...
A zoo has taken the step of removing the horns from its rhinos as a precaution following an attack by poachers at another zoo. The director of Dvur Kralove Zoo in the Czech Republic said it was a difficult decision...
Hundreds of people gathered to pay tribute to Martin McGuinness after his death at the age of 66. A candlelit vigil has been held in the republican heartland off the Falls Road in west Belfast.It took place hours after crowds...
Parliament is on lockdown after gunshots were heard outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Eyewitnesses describe seeing a man with a knife within the confines of the Palace, while the journalist Quentin Letts described seeing a parliamentary security men...
The Government has banned large electronic devices being carried in cabin luggage on aircraft flying into the UK from six countries. The ban affects direct inbound flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.The devices covered by the...
Thames Water has been ordered to pay a record fine of £20.3m for repeatedly allowing untreated sewage to flow into the Thames. It is the largest penalty handed to a water utility company for an environmental incident, after the Thames...
Laptops and other large electronic devices will be banned from the cabin on flights to the UK from six countries in the Middle East and north Africa. Those larger than a typical smartphone measuring 16cm by 9.3cm by 1.5cm will...
Parliament has been suspended and MPs evacuated after the sound of gunfire was heard. There have been reports that Prime Minister Theresa May's car sped out of Downing Street.More Follows... (c) Sky News 2017: Parliament suspended after gunfire heard
Theresa May has been accused of breaking another Conservative manifesto pledge with the planned school funding changes. The Tory 2015 election promised to protect the amount of money following your child into school but the funding changes would see 9,000...