Irish nationals now make up one in six of all foreign nationals sitting on British boards. Photograph: Getty Images

The recent article by Mark Hennessy reporting the fact that there are nearly 30,000 Irish citizens serving on the boards of British companies is a wel(...)

Brett and Naghmeh King, the parents of five-year-old British boy Ashya King, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “miracle” recovery. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images.

The parents of a five-year-old British boy, who were jailed when they took him abroad for brain cancer treatment, have declared their son has made a “(...)

The business of government is changing radically. Against the backdrop of constrained resources, a revolution in technology, citizens with changed exp(...)

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg during a Q&A session at the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference at the ACC Liverpool. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

A transatlantic trade deal between the European Union and the United States will not lead to the privatisation of national publicly-controlled health (...)

The Apple Watch Edition. Apple Watch is the company’s most environmentally friendly product. But there are still some concerns over the conditions of the factories where Apple’s products are made, and the lack of benefit to the American economy. 2:39

It’s difficult to know what the defining news moment of 2015 has been so far: the consecration of the first female bishop in the UK? The explosive (...)

Jimmy Savile, whose passing was initially mourned in 2011 before his crimes emerged into public view, raped or abused sixty-four victims — aged between eight and 40 — in just one hospital alone, Stoke Mandeville; though his oldest victim was 75. Photograph: PA Wire

Disgraced entertainer Jimmy Savile was afforded a “scarcely credible” level of access to British hospitals where he carried out a 30-year campaign of (...)

File photo dated March 1981 of Jimmy Savile. Photograph: PA

Nine informal complaints were made about paedophile Jimmy Savile at Stoke Mandeville Hospital but none “were either taken seriously or escalated to se(...)

A technique called “bionic reconstruction” involves amputating the hand and substituting it with an advanced robotic prosthesis. Photograph: New Scientist/The Lancet/YouTube

Three men have become the first patients in the world to have hands replaced by bionic versions controlled by their mind.All had suffered nerve damage(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar was responding to The Irish Times story that salary was one reason former HSE director Tony O’Connell resigned unexpectedly after nine months in his €147, 549 job. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has this morning said “the market has spoken” in relation to HSE wage levels and Ireland was now having difficulty co(...)

The study published in the Lancet Psychiatry journal  found the potent form of the Class B drug led to a three-times higher risk of psychosis in casual users, rising to a five-fold risk in those who used it every day. Photograph: Thinkstock

A powerful “skunk-like” cannabis is associated with one in four new cases of psychosis, a study has found.Scientists at King’s College London also fou(...)