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  • As Virus Spreads, Insurers Exclude Ebola From New Policies

    As Virus Spreads, Insurers Exclude Ebola From New Policies

    As fear of Ebola infections spreads to developed economies, U.S. and British insurance companies have begun writing Ebola exclusions into standard policies to cover hospitals, event organisers and other businesses vulnerable to local disruptions.

  • British Doctors to Get Bonus for Dementia Diagnoses

    British Doctors to Get Bonus for Dementia Diagnoses

    Britain's National Health Service came under fire on Wednesday for setting up a temporary bonus scheme of for family doctors who refer patients with cases of dementia.

  • Father of UK Hostage Dies After Appeal to Save Son

    Father of UK Hostage Dies After Appeal to Save Son

    The father of a British photojournalist held by the Islamic State group has died just weeks after he appealed from his hospital bed for the militants to release his son.

  • Wife Admits Ordering Killing of Briton in Bali: Police

    Wife Admits Ordering Killing of Briton in Bali: Police

    The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia's resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police said Wednesday.

  • British Couple Found Dead in Agra Hotel, Drugs Involved, Say Cops

    British Couple Found Dead in Agra Hotel, Drugs Involved, Say Cops

    A British couple in their 20s were found dead in their hotel room in Agra, the police said on Tuesday, suspecting they died from drug overdose.

  • Paralysed Man's Nose Used to Help Him Walk Again After 4 Years

    Paralysed Man's Nose Used to Help Him Walk Again After 4 Years

    A paralysed man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment which one of the British scientists responsible hailed as a breakthrough "more impressive than a man walking on the Moon" -- although others urged caution.

  • British Couple Found Dead in Agra Hotel

    British Couple Found Dead in Agra Hotel

    Bodies of a British couple were found in a hotel room early on Tuesday, police said adding that preliminary inquiries suggest "a case of overdose of drugs".

  • Flu Drug Aimed at Ebola May Also Fight Norovirus, Study Finds

    Flu Drug Aimed at Ebola May Also Fight Norovirus, Study Finds

    An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday.

  • UK's Prince William and Wife Kate's Second Child Due in April: Palace Statement

    UK's Prince William and Wife Kate's Second Child Due in April: Palace Statement

    Prince William and his wife Kate's second child, who will be fourth in line to the British throne, is due in April, an official statement said on Monday.

  • Jaguar Land Rover Considering a Factory in US

    Jaguar Land Rover Considering a Factory in US

    Tata Motors owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on an ambitious plan to set up a factory in the US, in a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-biggest automobile market.

  • Jaguar Land Rover Plans Factory in US: Report

    Jaguar Land Rover Plans Factory in US: Report

    Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on an ambitious plan to set up a factory in the US, in a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-biggest automobile market.

  • Government Decides To Raise Local Gas Prices By A Third

    Government Decides To Raise Local Gas Prices By A Third

    The Union Cabinet has decided to raise gas prices by about a third to $5.61 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday, a move that seeks to make production more economical and boost domestic supply.

  • Government Decides To Raise Local Gas Prices By A Third

    Government Decides To Raise Local Gas Prices By A Third

    The Union Cabinet has decided to raise gas prices by about a third to $5.61 per million British thermal units (mmBtu), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday, a move that seeks to make production more economical and boost domestic supply.

  • Canadian Coast Guard Reaches Drifting Russian Container Ship

    Canadian Coast Guard Reaches Drifting Russian Container Ship

    The Canadian coast guard on Friday reached a fuel-laden Russian container ship that was dangerously adrift off the Pacific shore and threatening to cause an environmental catastrophe.

  • Power Out, Trees Fall as Hurricane Crosses Bermuda

    Power Out, Trees Fall as Hurricane Crosses Bermuda

    Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering that was the second pummeling of the tiny British territory by a powerful storm in less than a week.

  • Richa Chadha's British Film Titled Bombairiya

    Richa Chadha's British Film Titled Bombairiya

    As the title suggests, the film is an ode to Mumbai and will be shot in the financial capital itself

  • Russian Container Ship Adrift Off British Columbia Coast

    Russian Container Ship Adrift Off British Columbia Coast

    Local officials say the Canadian coast guard has secured a towline to a Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel that was drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia's pristine northern coast.

  • British Police Charge Four With Islamic State-Linked Terror Plot

    British Police Charge Four With Islamic State-Linked Terror Plot

    Four men appeared in a British court on Friday charged with an alleged terror plot to shoot to kill police officers or soldiers on the streets of London, and with allegedly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State organisation.

  • Air France Unions Seek to Stop Flights to Guinea

    Air France Unions Seek to Stop Flights to Guinea

    Air France flight attendant unions on Friday called for a halt to services to the Guinean capital Conakry due to concerns about a "serious risk" of spreading Ebola.

  • Ebola Vaccine Not Before Late 2016: Researcher

    Ebola Vaccine Not Before Late 2016: Researcher

    An Ebola vaccine by British pharmaceuticals giant GlaxoSmithKline may not be ready for commercial use until late 2016 and should therefore not be seen as the "primary answer" to the current outbreak, a company researcher said.

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