The sale of electronic cigarettes to under-18s is to be banned after the chief medical officer warned they could be “extremely damaging to young people’s health”.
Police in Quebec say a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec has left eight dead and 24 missing.
Government trying to crack down on illegal websites selling medication
The European medicines watchdog is to carry out a review of the "morning after pill" emergency contraceptives in light of growing evidence that some products may be less effective for overweight and obese women.
Science, maths, medicine and engineering degrees will all now require at least two A*s and one A
Freedom Industries facing lawsuits and investigations after spill that left 300,000 without water
Shell dropped a bombshell on investors after warning that fourth quarter profit will be "significantly" lower than last year, blaming low production, high exploration costs and continuing problems with refining.
Business Secretary admits strategy to rebalance the economy away from its independence on financial services might take a decade
MPs accused the government of seeking to bribe local councils to grant planning permission for controversial fracking projects today, just as new figures showed Britain’s shale gas regulator has only six staff dedicated to fracking full time.
John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov met for talks in Paris this week ahead of a peace conference in Geneva
Authorities have still not declared the water supply safe two days after contamination
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence is due to change how it decides which drugs can be provided by the health service
Initial estimates say sales could reach $600m by the end of 2014
Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
Former world No 1 Rory McIlroy believes he has his mojo back and wants to win two majors this year.
Caterina Simonsen, a veterinary student who is unable to breathe unaided, said she has received a number of 'death wishes' after posting the message in support of animals testing