DR Congo measles: Nearly 5,000 dead in major outbreak

Almost 250,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo are thought to have been infected in 2019.

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS maternity death review families unaware

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has been told by the NHS to contact affected families.

A&E units continue to struggle on waiting times

In October, Welsh A&Es met the "four-hour wait" target for 75.3% of patients - the target is 95%.

‘Flu nearly killed me last winter’

Adam Blackman says he "learned the hard way" why it is so important to be vaccinated against flu.


Thank God for Judy Blume

Many people assume that I had a very body-positive upbringing. But like so many women, it was quite the...

Science & Environment

Poet laureate Simon Armitage launches award for nature poems

Simon Armitage hopes the Laurel Prize will promote discussion about "our environmental predicament".

SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.

Australia fires: Sea of fire races across field near Adelaide

Bushfires have hit areas near Adelaide and created a smoky haze blanketing the city.

A third of tropical African plants face extinction

An assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania....

Education & Family

‘Half of women will be carers by the age of 46’

Women can expect to take on caring responsibilities more than a decade earlier than men, says study.