Health

The Latest: WHO confirms internal misconduct probe underway

Jan 17, 2019

The World Health Organization has confirmed it is investigating allegations of misconduct following an Associated Press story that revealed its chief ordered an internal probe to examine explosive charges made in emails to the agency's top managers

Ex-British cycling doc faces hearing over testosterone order

Jan 14, 2019

The former doctor of Team Sky and British Cycling will face a medical hearing on allegations he covered up an order of testosterone which was intended to help an athlete

UK military to remove roof from Skripals' house

Jan 8, 2019

Military specialists are removing the roof of the house where a former Russian spy and his daughter were exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok

Europe's top rights court to hear Belgian euthanasia case

Jan 8, 2019

Europe's top human rights court has agreed to hear a case being brought against Belgium by a man whose mother was euthanized in 2012 for depression, the second case that implicates one of Belgium's leading euthanasia doctors

Correction: Britain-Statistic of the Year story

Dec 21, 2018

Correction: Britain-Statistic of the Year story

UK regulator says Russia's RT broke broadcasting rules

Dec 20, 2018

Britain's broadcasting regulator says Russian state-owned TV channel RT broke impartiality rules seven times in the weeks after the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal

Hoddle still in serious condition after heart attack

Oct 28, 2018

Former England player and manager Glenn Hoddle remains in a serious condition in the hospital after suffering a heart attack in a TV studio

Judge OKs extradition of UK suspect in buttocks-jab death

Oct 25, 2018

A judge says an unregistered British beautician should be sent to the United States to face trial for allegedly killing an American woman with a botched buttocks injection

Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attack

Oct 19, 2018

A former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury

EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine

Oct 19, 2018

Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine's wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths

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