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Jo Swinson at Embankment in London after she was elected leader of the Liberal Democrats on Monday. Photograph:  Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Jo Swinson, the new Liberal Democrat leader, is something of a veteran in the party, even in parliament, despite not turning 40 before next year. The(...)

Doctor! Doctor! Do you really want Alexa to  know all your medical issues?

There’s no need to Google your symptoms anymore if you are an Alexa owner in the UK. Amazon has teamed up with the NHS to offer a novel way of accessi(...)

Cancer Research UK has said Britain has hit a devastating high in childhood obesity. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Obese people now outnumber smokers by two to one, Cancer Research UK has warned, as it said obesity causes more cases of some cancers than cigarettes.(...)

British Conservative party leadership contender Boris Johnson arriving at the Culloden Hotel, Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Brexit withdrawal agreement as it currently stands is “a dead letter”, according to Boris Johnson, the front-runner to be the next British pr(...)

Resilience starts with accepting that security incidents will happen, and planning to recover as quickly as the situation allows. Photograph: iStock

Resilience is having its moment at the place where business risk and information security meet. By the strict dictionary definition, being resilient d(...)

John Prescott at the Labour Party conference in Blackpool in 1998. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/AP

Former deputy British prime minister John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke. The 81-year-old was taken to hospital in H(...)

‘THE SCREAMING GIRLS CHANGED THE WORLD,’ THE FILM DIRECTOR SAYS ABOUT BEATLEMANIA. BUT IN YESTERDAY, HIS DELIGHTFUL NEW ROMCOM WRITTEN BY RICHARD C(...)

Boris Johnson speaks during a Conservative Leadership televised debate hosted by  Emily Maitlis for the BBC. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC via Getty Images

Nobody trusts politicians; least of all politicians. In Our Next Prime Minister (BBC One, Tuesday, 8pm), a quick, jagged hour of polite posturing and (...)

Research suggesting a sensitive and supportive father will raise children with better social skills.

Research, testing the stress and immune biomarkers in children and their mothers who suffer from depression, has highlighted maternal depression as an(...)

Travis Davis, co-founder of Trinity College-based startup Starling Surgical. “The market was ripe for an alternative and QuickStitch has the potential to fully disrupt this multibillion dollar market.”

More than 230 million open surgical procedures are carried out worldwide every year and all require wound closure of some sort. How the skin is closed(...)

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