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Rivals to rally as Greek vote looms

26 min 3 sec ago
Greek "Yes" and "No" camps are set to hold major rallies in Athens ahead of Sunday's crucial referendum on bailout terms.

Weather warnings across Wales

1 hour 5 min ago
Wales could be set for heavy rain and thunderstorms on Friday, the Met Office warns.

Silence to remember Tunisia victims

1 hour 6 min ago
Communities across Wales will join others around the UK to hold a minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisia beach attack.

S Korea to pump $10bn into economy

1 hour 13 min ago
South Korea will inject billions of dollars into its economy as it continues to struggle with falling exports and the outbreak of Mers.

NHS to reveal missed appointment cost

1 hour 29 min ago
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.

Meeting the man behind Mr Tumble

2 hours 26 min ago
So, Mr Tumble, don't you get sick of being so cheerful?

Silence to be held for Tunisia dead

3 hours 50 min ago
A minute's silence is to be held across the UK at midday to remember the 38 people killed in the Tunisian beach attack a week ago, including 30 Britons.

Cystic fibrosis gene therapy boost

4 hours 27 min ago
A gene therapy has stabilised and slightly improved cystic fibrosis in some of 136 patients in a trial.

NHS 'lags behind other nations'

4 hours 59 min ago
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.

Health check for the NHS - how well is the service performing?

4 hours 59 min ago
International comparisons are notoriously difficult with healthcare - different models and variable data quality can complicate the task. But Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation have had a bash.

Malaysia pushes for MH17 tribunal

5 hours 5 min ago
Malaysia says it wants to set up an international criminal tribunal to prosecute those suspected of having shot down flight MH17.

Hong Kong-to-NI 'spoof' revealed

5 hours 28 min ago
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.

Airbus plans new China plant

5 hours 35 min ago
Airbus has signed a deal for its second factory in China, further expanding its growing relationship with the world's second largest economy.

Pre-pay energy users 'paid £226 more'

5 hours 48 min ago
Energy customers on pre-payment meters have been paying an average of £226 a year more than they would have done on the cheapest direct debit tariff, Citizens Advice says.

Why insects are marvels of engineering

5 hours 57 min ago
High-speed video reveals how insects take to the air

Oceans face 'acidification crisis'

6 hours 3 min ago
A major report warns that life in the seas will be irreversibly changed unless CO2 emissions are drastically cut.

Sniffing could provide autism test

6 hours 7 min ago
The way children sniff different aromas could form the basis of a test for autism, suggest researchers in Israel.

'Greece out of cash'

6 hours 12 min ago
Dire predictions of the state of public finances in Greece can be found in Friday's papers, along with exhortations to observe the minute's silence in memory of the victims of the Tunisia massacre.

Adelaide Crows coach stabbed to death

6 hours 31 min ago
Phil Walsh, coach of the Australian Football League's Adelaide Crows, is knifed to death at his home, police say, and his son is under arrest.

VIDEO: Robot suit lets paralysed soldier walk

6 hours 45 min ago
James Johnson, who was paralysed in Afghanistan, is using an exoskeleton to walk again as part of a pioneering programme.

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