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Hong Kong protests: More than 100,000 march peacefully

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHong Kong demonstrators on why they’re still protesting More than 100,000 people are holding another day of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, amid increasingly severe warnings from the Beijing authorities. Activists and police have clashed over the past 10 weeks, but this weekend’s rallies have so far […]


Organ donation: ‘My hero, he gave me his liver’

Tom Wilson died after an accident during a hockey match, but his organs and tissues have saved more than 50 people. His mother Lisa spoke to BBC Breakfast about the decision to donate his organs, and how they made contact with some of the recipients – including Fatima, aged six, who got Tom’s liver.

Candida auris: The new superbug on the block

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre ‘may lose proton beam therapy’

Women take legal action over breast implant cancer link


Nasa picks headquarters for Moon lander

Image copyright NASA A Nasa facility in Alabama that developed the giant rocket for the Apollo programme in the 1960s will play a key role in sending astronauts down to the Moon’s surface in 2024. The Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville will lead the development of a vehicle that will land astronauts on the […]

Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

Welsh bees threatened by deadly disease American Foulbrood

Early fish tapeworms found at ‘Britain’s Pompeii’ Must Farm