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The costs of the HS2 rail service appear to be out of control and it should not go ahead without a new assessment of the business case, according to peers. The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee says it is...
Senior Conservatives will today tell the prime minister to set a firm date to step down rather than being forced out by her own MPs. Theresa May is holding talks with members of the executive of the 1922 Committee...
British doctors are launching the world's first handbook for child blast injuries designed for medics in war zones who often lack specialist training. The Paediatric Blast Injury Field Manual is the first comprehensive guide to injuries suffered by children from...
Labour wants to nationalise the National Grid and install solar panels on nearly two million homes, Jeremy Corbyn will announce today.  In a radical plan, the Labour leader says low-income households would benefit from the changes, which could see millions...
Older adults who regularly do word and number puzzles have better brain function, a study has found. The more often adults aged 50 and over attempted challenges such as crossworks and Sudoku, the sharper their brains, according to the findings.University...
Authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation after a teenage girl was found to have taken her own life after starting an Instagram poll asking users to vote for life or death.  The unnamed 16-year-old posed the question to users...
A senior figure at Huawei in the UK has told Sky News it is willing to go the "extra mile" to reassure countries its technology poses no security threat. Jeremy Thompson, the Chinese telecom giant's executive vice-president, was speaking...
German police are looking for a man who stole a rare 1980s Ferrari during a test drive, leaving the seller by the roadside. The sports car, believed to be worth more than €2m (£1.7m), was eventually located after the...
The heir to the German company behind Leibniz biscuits has been criticised after apparently downplaying the suffering of people forced to work at the family business under Nazi rule. Verena Bahlsen told Bild newspaper that Bahlsen, which employed 200 forced...
England's best beaches have been revealed as campaigners hailed the "Attenborough effect" for an increase in awards for being safe and clean. Keep Britain Tidy has announced the winners of 71 Blue Flags and 137 Seaside Awards - an increase...