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NHS overcharged by millions for key drug, says watchdog

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 00:02
A 6,000% price rise in an essential thyroid drug led the NHS to overpay, the UK competition body says.

Sacha Baron Cohen offers to pay 'Borat' mankini fines

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:56
A group of Czech tourists were arrested and fined for wearing the revealing swimsuits in Kazakhstan.

Children take over the UN and demand a voice

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:55
Children fill the UN headquarters in New York for World Children's Day and complain their interests are not represented.

Mugabe's long career in pictures

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:44
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.

What is the case against Ratko Mladic?

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:20
We look at the main charges against Ratko Mladic, a general known as the "Butcher of Bosnia".

Robert Mugabe: From war hero to resignation as president

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:08
Zimbabwe's leader Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending a 37-year rule.

Cycling brand criticised over ageist and sexist ads

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 23:01
Bike manufacturer finds itself on the wrong side of the track over controversial Instagram posts.

Graduate with 2:1 sues Oxford for £1m

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:59
Faiz Siddiqui wants £1m in damages from the university because of "inadequate" teaching.

Stolen John Lennon items recovered in Berlin

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:41
More than 100 items stolen from Yoko Ono in 2006 in New York have been found by German police.

Thousands leave their houses as Mount Agung volcano erupts

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:34
More than 140,000 people had fled homes before Mount Agung belched smoke 700m above its summit.

Emotional moment for Zimbabwe activist: 'I've no words'

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:33
Activist and political candidate Vimbaishe Musvaburi cries as she describes her emotions following Robert Mugabe's resignation.

Oumar Niasse: Everton to contest striker's 'dive' charge

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 22:13
Everton's Oumar Niasse becomes the first Premier League player to be charged for "successful deception of a match official".

The moment Zimbabwean MPs hear Mugabe has resigned

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:45
Zimbabwean MPs erupt with cheers as the speaker reads out Robert Mugabe's resignation letter.

Australian Open 2018 to use 25-second shot clock

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 21:29
A 25-second shot clock at the Australian Open is one of a number of new rule changes at Grand Slams next season.

Google Pixel Buds language translation tested

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:59
Rory puts Google's language translating headphones through their paces, with varying results.

North Korea defector wakes after being shot crossing the DMZ

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:55
The soldier, wounded on the border with the South, is now talking to doctors and watching TV.

White House Thanksgiving: A history of US presidential turkey pardons

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:47
US President Donald Trump will pardon his first turkey on Tuesday - either "Wishbone" or "Drumstick".

George Groves to fight Chris Eubank Jr in Super Series in Manchester

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 20:35
George Groves' WBA super-middleweight title defence against Chris Eubank Jr will take place at the Manchester Arena on 17 February.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe urged to quit now by ex-VP Mnangagwa

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:30
Emmerson Mnangagwa calls on his ex-boss to go, as the embattled Robert Mugabe faces impeachment.

Russia denies nuclear accident after radioactive traces found

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 18:27
The weather service says the levels of a radioactive isotope were nearly 1,000 times normal levels.

 

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