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Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.

'Handful of changes' make cancer

It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.

Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.

Tougher measures for 999 staff attacks backed

We need to stand by those who stand by us, says an MP whose bill is a step closer to becoming law.