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A doctor usually deployed for major disasters is sent into Worcestershire Royal Hospital's A and E department.
More than 160 people die every day from rabies, despite it being a preventable disease, says a report by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control.
The number of drivers given penalty points for using mobile phones at the wheel fell by 24% last year in England and Wales, police figures suggest.
Saving a woman's life after the Oklahoma bombing
What's the secret of the candy-striped house?
The officer who refused to lie about being black
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon's use of a TV election debate to set out of the terms of her proposals to work with Ed Miliband attracts headlines.
A candlelit vigil is to be held in Glasgow's George Square after the death of student Karen Buckley whose body was found by police on Thursday.
Jim Murphy is to unveil Scottish Labour's manifesto with a claim that people north of the border could "unlock change" by voting for his party on 7 May.
The Big Burns Supper festival encounters fresh complaints about the time it has taken to pay some of the acts at this year's event.
Children as young as eight are being put off sport by the behaviour of their parents, a new study has found.
Could the moringa help eradicate malnutrition in Zambia?
The AA has accused fuel retailers of "plundering drivers' pockets" by putting up the price of petrol and diesel disproportionately.
Beating West Indies is more important than James Anderson breaking the England wicket record, says Gary Ballance.
A two minute summary of the 2015 General Election debate.
Semi-finals have long been the stage for memorable upsets, will there be two more this weekend?
FA chairman Greg Dyke reiterates his desire to see greater opportunities for black and ethnic minority players in football.
Star Wars fans are given a first glimpse of Han Solo in the new trailer for The Force Awakens - the first film in the new series of the sci-fi franchise.
Chelsea receive more social media abuse than any other Premier League club, a new study by Kick It Out shows.
Olly Murs and Caroline Flack are confirmed as the new presenters of The X Factor