Green farming schemes to be paid more taxpayers' money

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 01/05/2023 - 13:48
The amount of money paid to farmers in England for environmental work will rise, the government says.
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Energy crisis: MPs call for 'war effort' on insulation

Scientific News BBC - Thu, 01/05/2023 - 10:10
Report says opportunities were missed last summer to improve the energy efficiency of homes and save money on gas.
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NHS Wales: 'I had to carry my grandfather into hospital'

Health News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 22:59
Steve Parsons ended up carrying his grandfather on his shoulder due to chronic ambulance shortage.
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'Hospital staff are completely overwhelmed'

Health News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 19:28
Emergency department nurse Stephen McKenna described conditions as "absolutely horrific".
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Whitehaven coal mine: Friends of the Earth to launch legal fight

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 17:46
Friends of the Earth claims the government "acted unlawfully" in approving the mine in Cumbria.
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NHS: 'The phone rings all day - the pressure on us is huge'

Health News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 15:39
GP surgeries across the country are likely to face intense demand this week after the Christmas break.
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Last surviving Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham dies at 90

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 05:45
Walter Cunningham - described as a "true hero" - was on the first Nasa mission to broadcast live TV.
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European weather: Winter heat records smashed all over continent

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 01/04/2023 - 00:09
From Spain to Latvia, national and regional records for January are broken across the continent.
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Damar Hamlin: Why do some young athletes suffer cardiac arrest?

Health News BBC - Tue, 01/03/2023 - 22:08
American football star Damar Hamlin is the latest athlete to encounter heart problems.
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Elephants: Covid and ethics reshape Thailand's tourism industry

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 01/03/2023 - 03:13
Covid-19 and ethical concerns are drastically reshaping the industry in Thailand.
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Covid: Why are some places testing Chinese arrivals?

Health News BBC - Fri, 12/30/2022 - 01:42
Beijing is finally opening its borders - but some countries are wary of a Covid threat.
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UK Covid modelling data to stop being published

Health News BBC - Mon, 12/26/2022 - 08:26
The UK Health Security Agency says it will halt publishing the figures from early January.
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Water pipe robots could stop billions of litres leaking

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 12/26/2022 - 03:01
About 20% of our water supply is lost to leaks and scientists say miniature 'pipe robots' could help.
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James Webb telescope: Amazing images show the Universe as never before

Scientific News BBC - Sun, 12/25/2022 - 03:22
It's a year since the James Webb telescope launched, and we've marvelled at its pictures ever since.
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Pat Cullen: Who is the RCN nursing union boss leading strikes?

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/22/2022 - 17:53
The general secretary of the nursing union has led the first nationwide strikes in the profession's history.
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Two years after Covid food still tastes rotten

Health News BBC - Thu, 12/22/2022 - 11:37
Thousands of people who had coronavirus face yet another Christmas with the smell disorder parosmia.
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Virgin Orbit issued licences ahead of Cornwall space launch

Scientific News BBC - Wed, 12/21/2022 - 18:46
The first orbital space launch from UK soil is now expected to take place in January.
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Nurses' strike: 'If we have to, we'll continue to strike'

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/21/2022 - 00:58
The PM insists he won’t back down against striking workers, as nurses demand a 19% pay rise.
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Would every 1% rise to nurses' pay cost £700m?

Health News BBC - Sun, 12/18/2022 - 00:53
Fact-checking a claim made by Health Minister Maria Caulfield.
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Strep A symptoms: What you need to know, in a minute

Health News BBC - Wed, 12/14/2022 - 13:26
If you're worried, the BBC's health reporter Laura Foster has some information to help.
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