Researchers have developed a test that can detect the condition in minutes - instead of up to 72 hours.
Cyclone delays cleanup after ship runs aground in rough seas near Rennell Island
Solomon Islands authorities are scrambling to clean up an oil spill caused after a bulk carrier came aground about a fortnight ago on a coral reef on the southern coast.
Category 2 cyclone Oma and rough weather had delayed efforts to salvage the ship, MV Solomon Trader. Continue reading...
Justice department says deputy attorney general who brought in special counsel is likely to leave in mid-March
Rod Rosenstein, the US deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official has said.
Rosenstein had been expected to depart shortly after new Attorney General William Barr assumed office. Barr was confirmed for the role by the US Senate last week. Continue reading...
Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang have completed the signing of Slovenia international midfielder Marek Hamsik from Napoli, the club confirmed via social media.
Manchester United must build on their 2-0 win over defending champions Chelsea in the fifth round of the FA Cup and go all the way to the final, caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
Items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux were found on a popular beach, police say.
The New South Wales Waratahs' decision to take a chance on Karmichael Hunt looks to be paying off already after the back delivered a solid performance in their Super Rugby opener, assistant coach Simon Cron has said.
As healthcare professionals we have a duty to report if we become concerned about a colleague’s misconduct
A consultant doctor in a different speciality to mine came to see me as a patient in New Zealand’s public health system. She needed an operation, and wanted me, a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist, to do the surgery for her. “After all, there’s got to be some benefit to working here,” she said. When I told her I wouldn’t be able to honour her request, she gave me her personal doctor blacklist. The doctors on it were the subjects of repeated whisperings about their practice. She did not want those doctors, or any of the registrars we supervised, anywhere near her.
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Mongolia has temporarily suspended operations of all KFC restaurants in the country to conduct an inquiry, as 42 people were hospitalized and hundreds showed food poisoning symptoms after eating at one of the outlets of the fast-food chain.
Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official said on Monday.
Jeremy Corbyn has been warned more Labour MPs will resign unless he gets a grip of the antisemitism problem within the party.
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will on Tuesday urge the government to adopt his party's Brexit plan for a permanent customs union with the European Union, ahead of a visit to Brussels.
Citgo Petroleum Corp has removed at least three top executives close to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, in a move to cement management control under a new board of directors.
President Donald Trump's former adviser Roger Stone apologised on Monday after posting on Instagram a photo of the judge overseeing his trial for allegedly making false statements to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.
Coalition led by California accuses the president of ‘unilaterally robbing taxpayer funds’
A coalition of 16 US states led by California has launched legal action against Donald Trump’s administration over his decision to declare a national emergency in order to fund a wall along the Mexico border.
The lawsuit was filed on Monday in the US district court for the northern district of California after Trump invoked emergency powers on Friday when Congress declined his request for $5.7bn to help create his signature policy promise. Continue reading...
A British man has gone missing from a popular beach north of Sydney in Australia.
Revelation by head of home affairs department comes as Nauru bans medical transfers based on telehealth assessments, threatening to derail new medevac laws
Sick people from Manus Island and Nauru will be sent to Christmas Island, not the mainland, under new medevac laws, the head of the home affairs department has revealed.
The Nauru government has also passed laws banning medical transfers based on telehealth assessments, threatening to derail the system and potentially breaking international law, according to human rights lawyers. Continue reading...
A farm leader who helped lead protests last year against President Daniel Ortega was sentenced on Monday to 216 years in prison, days after business leaders asked the government to release inmates considered political prisoners.
Leadership urged to address concerns as two Tory MPs consider joining group formed by Labour rebels.
More than 300 workers in Birmingham are going on strike over claims members have been "blacklisted".
A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
A group representing some of Mexico's biggest companies told left-wing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday that politicians should resist "extortion" by labour unions after strikes and blockades in recent weeks.
The US sailor who was photographed kissing a woman in Times Square while celebrating the end of World War Two has died.
For Yaya Niass, who cuts hair in a roadside shack on the outskirts of Dakar, the time for political change in Senegal - and in Africa as a whole - is well overdue.
Twenty years since the review into the murder of Stephen Lawrence, what has changed?
Items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux found at Shelley beach on NSW mid-north coast
A British tourist and a French tourist are missing at a beach on the New South Wales mid-north coast.
Personal items belonging to Hugo Palmer and Erwan Ferrieux were found by walkers on Shelley Beach, near Port Macquarie, 390km north of Sydney, at sunrise on Monday. Continue reading...
Honda has been urged to "think again" about closing its plant in Swindon, with the loss of up to 3,500 jobs.
Why are churches across Britain adorned with carvings of naked women exposing their genitalia?
Seven Labour lawmakers quit on Monday over leader Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and a row over anti-Semitism, saying Britain's main opposition party had been "hijacked by the machine politics of the hard left".
Activists gathered in cities across the United States on Monday to support immigrants and denounce President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Louise Barker was fed up with women she knew being ripped off by garages, so set her own one up.
Exit by Gerald Butts comes days after veterans affairs minister resigned from Cabinet
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top adviser has resigned while denying allegations that he pressured Canada’s former attorney general to avoid prosecuting a major Canadian engineering company.
Principal secretary Gerald Butts has been Trudeau’s closest adviser and best friend since university, and his resignation over the widening scandal was a significant blow to the prime minister, who is facing an election this year. Continue reading...
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.
Citgo Petroleum Corp has removed at least three executives close to Asdrubal Chavez, appointed by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to manage state-run PDVSA's U.S. refining firm, two sources with knowledge of the decision said on Monday.
The move would mean buyers would have to deal directly with a breeder or a rehoming centre.
Alex's girlfriend is the first woman in the UK to be jailed for controlling and coercive behaviour.
Aurelia was given a 5% chance of survival but £17,000 was raised to bring her back for treatment.
Scotland will step up efforts to persuade EU citizens to stay after Brexit, its First Minister will tell French lawmakers on Tuesday, amid concerns about potential workforce shortages in the largest of the United Kingdom's three smaller nations.
Barclays will host more than 100 clinics for small business customers in March to help them to prepare for Britain's exit from the European Union at the end of that month, the bank said on Tuesday.
The British government will use tools including tariffs and quotas to make sure its farmers are not left at a competitive disadvantage by Brexit, environment minister Michael Gove will say on Tuesday.