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Moth larvae 'cuts number of mammals needed for animal tests by up to 80%'

Larvae from the wax moth Galleria mellonella can be used for tests that would usually be conducted on mammals

The number of mammals used in animal testing could be cut dramatically thanks to moth larvae, scientists say.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Southern services to be disrupted on Monday by guards strike

Southern Railway services will be disrupted on Monday by a guards strike

Southern Railway services will be disrupted again on Monday by a guards strike, as talks continue to try to resolve a separate dispute over driver-only trains.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Theresa May and Donald Trump 'to discuss trade tariffs' at White House meeting

Donald Trump and Theresa May will discuss issues including trade at White House talks on Friday

Theresa May and Donald Trump will hold talks this week on slashing tariffs on existing trade between Britain and the United States and making it easier for workers to move between the two countries, it has been reported.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk, agency warns

Foods such as skinny fries and crisps appear to have the highest levels

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a policeman was shot in north Belfast, police said.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

The pound has fallen in value against the dollar

Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Call for policy rethink as 'obesity is not going to bankrupt NHS'

The effects of obesity have been overblown, it has been claimed

Overweight and obese people dying early saves taxpayers billions and means obesity's impact on the public purse has been overblown, a think tank has claimed.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

When Margaret Thatcher performed a u-turn in Downing Street

Margaret Thatcher getting behind the wheel

Margaret Thatcher famously said "the lady's not for turning", but made an exception when behind the wheel of a Rover 800, newly released documents show.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Government to 'step up' business role under new strategy

Theresa May will promise the Government will "step up" and take an active role in backing business

Theresa May will launch her industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain on Monday with a promise the Government will "step up" and take an active role in backing business.

12:26am Monday 23 January 2017

Government urged to 'radically reshape' energy market

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Steel made a series of recommendations, including a call to ensure UK steel is used in public projects

The Government is being urged to "radically reshape" the energy market to avoid more job losses in the steel industry.

12:04am Monday 23 January 2017
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