NHS faces huge clinical negligence legal fees bill

Doctors' groups say the current system is not fit for purpose and requires "fundamental" reform.

Sperm donations from dead men should be allowed, study says

Research suggests the method could help curb a growing shortage of UK donations.

Call to tax ‘hidden’ sugar in pre-mixed alcoholic drinks

Some cans of spirits and cocktails sold in shops and supermarkets contain eight teaspoons of sugar.

Cambuslang mum suing NHS after attempted murder accusation

Kirsteen Cooper was arrested and put in a jail cell after a hospital wrongly accused her of trying to...


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Science & Environment

New UK housing ‘dominated by roads’

Roads are dominating new housing developments, a report says, despite more people wanting to drive less.

Barometric pressure in London ‘highest in 300 years’ at least

High pressure at Heathrow Airport reaches 1,049.6 millibars - a record for the UK's capital.

Human impact on nature ‘dates back millions of years’

The impact of humans on nature may have been far greater and longer-lasting than we thought, say...

People urgently fleeing climate crisis cannot be sent home, UN rules

But it rejects a claim by a man whose Pacific Island nation is threatened by rising sea...

Education & Family

Young offenders in ‘harmful solitary confinement’ in England and Wales

The prisons inspectorate finds "flaws" in policy of separating young offenders in England and Wales.