Police in Quebec say a fire at a seniors' residence in Quebec has left eight dead and 24 missing.
McGuire was the first prisoner to be executed with a new cocktail of lethal drugs and took 26 minutes to die
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.
As more ghastly details emerge of the slow death of Dennis McGuire, anger is growing at the inhumanity of the US’s approach to capital punishment – and relatives of the dead man are seeking legal redress
The number of rhinos killed in South Africa for their horns soared to more than 1,000 last year, a 50 per cent jump on 2012 and up from just 13 in 2007.
Adam Smith called an ambulance and knew to show the paramedics his grandfather's medicine
The biggest fund manager story of 2013 was the resignation of Neil Woodford from Invesco Perpetual. As you will be aware, Mr Woodford will continue to manage the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income Funds until he leaves at the end of April, following which he will set up his own company.
Damning report by MPs warns that doctors and patients are being ‘undermined’ on treatment options
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
Scientists have identified DNA associated with an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis, holding out hope of a new treatment or even a cure.
Dutch-German soldier who was convicted for his role in murdering civilians as part of a Waffen SS hit squad
New CQC report reveals pockets of bad practice and serious lapses in safety standards
From avenging their dead to mimicking human speech, elephants get up to all sorts of things you'd never expect
Experimenting on animals isn't just cruel - we're finally learning that it's not even as scientifically effective as once thought
Government will control entire market 'from seed to smoke,' in a bid to curb addiction and drug violence