Five things we've learned from UN climate report

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 03/20/2023 - 21:14
BBC environment correspondent Matt McGrath outlines the key takeaways from the latest IPCC report.
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Extreme weather: What is it and how is it connected to climate change?

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 03/20/2023 - 13:04
Heatwaves, wildfires, floods and droughts highlight how extreme weather is linked to climate change.
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George Ezra 2023 tour: Vertigo diagnosis shines light on symptom

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/16/2023 - 15:27
George Ezra's cancelled tour dates after being diagnosed with it - so we spoke to others with it.
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Rob Burrow receives ‘Points of Light’ award from Rishi Sunak

Health News BBC - Tue, 03/07/2023 - 14:54
The ex-Leeds Rhinos star was the 2,000th recipient of the award for outstanding individual volunteers.
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Ocean treaty: Historic agreement reached after decade of talks

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 03/05/2023 - 06:55
Countries have reached a landmark agreement to help put 30% of the world's oceans into protection.
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Matt Hancock: Eight government WhatsApp Covid messages revealed

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/02/2023 - 23:43
The ex-health secretary's pandemic text messages have been published by a newspaper - here are eight.
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Covid: Was Matt Hancock right to push for schools to close?

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/02/2023 - 18:26
The move had huge costs - socially, emotionally and academically, so could schools have been kept open?
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Toxic debate over lab leak theory hampers search for Covid origins

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/02/2023 - 17:16
US agencies cannot agree on how the pandemic started, with the scientific community bitterly divided.
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Isabel Oakeshott reveals why she leaked Matt Hancock's WhatsApp messages

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/02/2023 - 12:24
The journalist released WhatsApps she obtained while working on the former health secretary's book.
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Boy recreates his gran's 1955 photos to help her with Alzheimer's

Health News BBC - Thu, 03/02/2023 - 09:13
Philip Loveday follows in his grandmother's footsteps to snap London's famous landmarks 70 years on.
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Tory v Tory: Badenoch and Nokes in menopause debate

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/01/2023 - 19:57
Two Conservative MPs clash in a committee debate on whether the menopause is a disability.
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Covid origin: Why the Wuhan lab-leak theory is so disputed

Health News BBC - Wed, 03/01/2023 - 17:55
The claim Covid-19 leaked from a Chinese laboratory dates from early in the pandemic. Here's what we know.
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Dentists in Wales could give up NHS work, group warns

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/27/2023 - 11:04
Some may quit NHS contracts over threats of fines, costs and paper work, dentists warn.
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Man, 55, who can hear again 'saved from silent world'

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/27/2023 - 09:02
Ian Milner, 55, says he has suffered bullying and abuse because of his hearing loss.
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Abortion UK: Women 'manipulated' in crisis pregnancy advice centres

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/27/2023 - 09:00
Investigation finds more than a third of services are giving misleading information or unethical advice.
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NHS staff cried in safety interviews, says watchdog

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/27/2023 - 03:07
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch says rising work pressure is a risk for staff and patients.
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The mission to save the biggest frog on earth

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 02/26/2023 - 03:37
One man's bid to learn the secrets of the endangered frog that grows to the size of a domestic cat.
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Bird flu: UK health officials make contingency plans

Health News BBC - Sat, 02/25/2023 - 12:24
There is no evidence bird flu will start spreading between people but experts are preparing for any scenario.
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Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust prosecuted after three patients died

Health News BBC - Fri, 02/24/2023 - 20:34
Christie Harnett, Emily Moore and a third person died while under the care of a mental health trust.
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Rod Stewart pays for scans at NHS hospital to cut waiting lists

Health News BBC - Fri, 02/24/2023 - 20:10
The singer pays for a day's worth of scans and pledges to do more.
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