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Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Media captionWatch: How Hawking v Hunt unfolded Stephen Hawking has said he is worried about the future of the NHS, in a speech…

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Media captionWatch: How Hawking v Hunt unfolded Stephen Hawking has said he is worried about the future of the NHS, in a speech…

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Stephen Hawking: I’m worried about the future of the NHS

Image copyright BBC/Richard Ansett Stephen Hawking says he is worried about the future of the NHS, attacking the impact of government policies and…

Time spent frail in old age ‘doubles’

Time spent frail in old age ‘doubles’

Image copyright Getty Images The amount of time spent needing daily care at the end of life has doubled in England over the…

Maternity ‘must improve’ at baby-deaths hospital trust

Maternity ‘must improve’ at baby-deaths hospital trust

Image caption Overall care at the trust has improved but further work is required, the watchdog has said Maternity services at a health…

Meningitis jab uptake ‘worryingly low’

Meningitis jab uptake ‘worryingly low’

Image copyright Getty Images School-leavers are putting themselves at risk of deadly meningitis if they do not take up the offer to be…

Bowel cancer test: ‘No health minister’ means NI people must wait

Bowel cancer test: ‘No health minister’ means NI people must wait

Image copyright Brendan Foster Image caption Screening tests reduce the mortality rates from bowel cancer A new, more accurate screening test for bowel…

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Image copyright PA The UK government has set out proposals to ensure trade in goods and services can continue on the day the UK leaves the EU in…

Media captionThe clock won’t chime again until 2021, except on special occasions Big Ben has fallen silent for major repair work expected to last until 2021. The midday…

June poll was ‘hold your nose election,’ says vote reform campaign}…

Image copyright Getty Images Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the UK economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists.…

Image copyright EPA A group of MPs plan to gather outside Parliament for Big Ben’s chimes later, before it falls silent for essential repair work to take place.…

Image copyright Getty Images Removing all trade tariffs and barriers would help generate an annual £135bn uplift to the UK economy, according to a group of pro-Brexit economists.…

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Solar eclipse 2017: Americans gaze at sky spectacular

Media captionWatch: The US witnesses the ‘diamond ring’ effect A total solar eclipse has wowed the US. A huge shadow cast by the Moon as it passed in…

Solar eclipse 2017: Donald Trump looks directly at the Sun

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Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Jerry Lewis: US comedian dies aged 91 in Las Vegas

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jerry Lewis was born into a showbusiness family and first appeared on stage at the age of five Entertainer Jerry Lewis, one of…

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Boston march against right-wing rally draws thousands

Media captionCrowds march to Boston Common to confront the “free speech” rally Tens of thousands of anti-racism protesters have converged on the “Free Speech Rally” in the US…

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Steve Bannon vows to ‘go to war’ for Trump agenda

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump reportedly grew weary of Mr Bannon taking credit Donald Trump’s former chief strategist has vowed to go to war against the…

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Sterling rescues point for Man City against Everton

Sterling rescues point for Man City against Everton

Half-time substitute Raheem Sterling missed a good chance before eventually equalising with eight minutes left Raheem Sterling’s volley salvaged a point for 10-man Manchester City…

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Notre Dame football serves up new and old in open scrimmage – Notre Dame Insider

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Killer robots: Experts warn of 'third revolution in warfare'

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High view

Image copyright JAMES COOK/BBC Image caption The view from over the Pacific “It’s a complex math…