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Virus lottery: What could be next epidemic?

18 January 2017 - 10:05pm
Scientists have shortlisted three little-known diseases that they think could become the next global health emergency.

Vaccines for three deadly viruses fast-tracked

18 January 2017 - 10:01pm
Scientists identify three little-known diseases which could cause the next global health emergency.

Obama's advice to Trump: 'Reality has a way of biting back'

18 January 2017 - 9:33pm
President Barack Obama has revealed his advice to Donald Trump in his final press conference.

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver backs new team-mate Valtteri Bottas

18 January 2017 - 9:29pm
Lewis Hamilton backs Mercedes' choice of Valtteri Bottas as a replacement for Nico Rosberg, team boss Toto Wolff has said.

Obama to 'process amazing experience'

18 January 2017 - 8:42pm
US President Barack Obama has spoke of his plans for life after the White House as a private citizen "to process this amazing experience we've gone through".

Chelsea Manning decision: Obama says justice was served

18 January 2017 - 8:36pm
The president defends his commutation of Chelsea Manning's sentence, at his final news conference.

FA Cup: Lucas goal gives Liverpool the lead at Plymouth

18 January 2017 - 8:18pm
Lucas Leiva heads Liverpool into the lead against Plymouth Argyle in their FA Cup third-round replay.

Supermarket introduces 'relaxed' lane

18 January 2017 - 7:24pm
A supermarket in Moray introduces a "relaxed" lane aimed at making life at the checkout less stressful for some of its more vulnerable customers.

George HW Bush and wife in hospital

18 January 2017 - 7:21pm
The former president is in intensive care with pneumonia and the ex-first lady is suffering fatigue.

Primates facing 'extinction crisis'

18 January 2017 - 7:20pm
Primates are facing an extinction crisis, according to researchers who have found that 60% of species are under threat.

Donald Trump's inauguration: Why more and more Democrats are refusing to go

18 January 2017 - 7:17pm
More than 50 House Democrats are boycotting Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony amid a feud between the president-elect and civil rights activist John Lewis.

Manchester United: Memphis Depay sale agreed with Lyon

18 January 2017 - 7:05pm
Manchester United agree a deal to sell Memphis Depay to Lyon for a fee thought to be in the region of £16m.

Primates 'sliding towards extinction', say scientists

18 January 2017 - 7:00pm
A report says that 60% of the world's primate species are under threat of extinction.

Trump's inauguration: An insider's tour

18 January 2017 - 6:20pm
The day begins early for President-elect Trump at the exclusive White House guest residence.

Man creates carousel on Helsinki lake

18 January 2017 - 6:03pm
The 200-tonne ice carousel was created by Janne Kapylehto, using a chainsaw.

Masters 2017: Mark Selby beats Mark Williams in final frame

18 January 2017 - 5:51pm
World and UK champion Mark Selby begins his Masters campaign with a thrilling final-frame 6-5 win over Mark Williams.

Formula 1 sale to Liberty Media approved by FIA

18 January 2017 - 5:50pm
Formula 1's governing body the FIA approves the sale of the sport's commercial rights to Liberty Media.

Kevin Connolly: Europe mulls May's Brexit credo

18 January 2017 - 5:32pm
The BBC's Kevin Connolly gauges reaction in the European Parliament to the UK PM's Brexit pledges.

Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77

18 January 2017 - 5:31pm
Former England women's cricket captain Baroness Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77.

Plymouth Argyle fan to meet FA Cup tie 'guardian angels' after son's death

18 January 2017 - 5:12pm
A fan who learned his son had died while watching an FA Cup game is to be reunited with two men who comforted him.

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