Health

Mother of sick boy seeks legalization of medical marijuana

Jun 17, 2018

The mother of an epileptic boy at the center of a debate over medical marijuana in the UK is calling for an urgent meeting with ministers to discuss liberalizing British policy

UK changes course, allows epileptic boy to use cannabis oil

Jun 16, 2018

The British government has changed course over a case concerning the use of cannabis oil, saying an epileptic boy can be treated with it after his mother said he needed it to survive severe seizures

UK lifts immigration cap for medical workers amid shortages

Jun 14, 2018

Britain says it will lift a cap on the number of visas granted to foreign doctors and nurses to help ease staff shortfalls in the National Health Service

British mother pleads for return of seized cannabis oil

Jun 11, 2018

A British mother who says her son needs cannabis oil to prevent dangerous epileptic seizures is pleading with British officials to return the supply she recently obtained in Canada

Palace: Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery

Jun 8, 2018

Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II had successful eye surgery to treat a cataract last month

Pippa Middleton reveals she's pregnant

Jun 8, 2018

Pippa Middleton is following her in her sister's path to motherhood

UK says it won't impose abortion reform on Northern Ireland

Jun 5, 2018

The British government is under mounting pressure to ease Northern Ireland's restrictive abortion laws, but a Cabinet minister says it would be wrong to impose change from London

Ariana Grande talks of post-traumatic stress after bombing

Jun 5, 2018

Ariana Grande says she has been struggling with some symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder following last year's suicide bomb attack at the end of her concert at Manchester Arena

UK police agency puts cost of ex-spy attack at $10 million

Jun 4, 2018

Police officers from 40 departments in England and Wales are returning to their home assignments three months after they stepped in to help local authorities respond to the nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy

Women take abortion pills in Northern Ireland protest

May 31, 2018

Pro-abortion rights campaigners have taken what they say are abortion pills outside a Belfast court as pressure grows to ease Northern Ireland's strict ban on terminating pregnancies

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