A 10-minute saliva test for cancer that scientists claim could revolutionise diagnosis of the disease has been unveiled. File photograph: Paulo Whitaker/Reuters

(...) this year, could be available in the UK by the end of the decade. Prof Wong said that eventually it(...)

Ireland’s Kevin O’Brien helped his side to a 34 run win over UAE in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Inpho

(...):30 UK/Ireland). IRELAND: 134/8 (20 overs, N O’Brien 38, M Sorensen 26, K O’Brien 23, Amjad Javed 3(...)

The Church of England has defended sending ‘prayers’ on Twitter to The God Delusion author Richard Dawkins following his stroke. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

The Church of England has defended sending “prayers” on Twitter to The God Delusion author Richard Dawkins following his stroke. The outspoken academ(...)

The members of British band Viola Beach were killed when their car went through a barrier on a bridge and into a canal in Sweden. Photograph: Viola Beach Facebook.

UK foreign office spokeswoman said: “We are in contact with local authorities and supporting the(...)

US secretary of state John Kerry speaks at the 52nd Security Conference in Hotel Bayrischer Hof in Munich. Photograph: Andreas Gebert/EPA

(...) the European Union. Ahead of talks between EU leaders on changes to the UK’s membership which are(...)

Collaboration: ‘Plumage’, by Love & Robots, in association with Niamh Lunny of the Abbey Theatre. Photograph: Love & Robots

(...) in Ireland; Irish design exports are higher relative to the UK. As an initiative convened by the(...)

Non-shed house dog: President Obama takes Bo, the first family’s Portuguese water dog, for a run in the  White House. Photograph: Pete Souza/Reuters

Magis Puppy Chair comes in a range of brightly coloured plastics and costs from £49.30 at nest.co.uk.

Old school: Gerry Hutch and Christy Kinahan

(...) created a number of food companies in Ireland and the UK under the guise of exporting foodstuffs from(...)

Mrs T: every Conservative leader since Margaret Thatcher’s fall has had to be tested for purity on the Thatchometer. David Cameron’s compromises with the EU would barely cause its needle to twitch. Photograph: ITV/Rex

(...). Why? One superficial reason is that she proved awfully hard to get rid of. In 1979 the UK finally(...)

A protester holds a sign reading in Czech “Stop Islam and stop Merkel”, during an anti-Islam rally in front of Prague Castle. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

(...) reason to be afraid of these refugees.” With funding from the UK-based Barnabas Fund and a host of(...)