Brexit endgame: Jeremy Corbyn is backing a second referendum in part to stop more MPs leaving the UK Labour Party. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

When Labour MPs walked through the division lobby at Westminster shortly after 7pm on Wednesday, they knew defeat was certain. But for many of the par(...)

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition triggered when infection in the bloodstream overwhelms the body’s immune system.  Photograph: iStock

A breakthrough in rapid testing for sepsis has been given a lukewarm welcome by Irish doctors who believe it will take time to fully measure its poten(...)

Britain’s opposition Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn looking hopeful after  voting at a polling station in Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, north London, on Thursday. Photograph: NEIL HALL/EPA

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is facing angry recriminations over his alleged failure to tackle anti-Semitism in the party after it lost out to(...)

Supporters of the British Conservative Party react during the count at Wandsworth Town Hall after local government elections in London, Britain. Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Britain’s two main parties emerged from local elections in England in a draw, with Labour making gains but failing to capture target councils from the(...)

A butcher’s shop in  Boston,  Lincolnshire, where 75 per cent of voters backed the UK decision to leave the European Union in  the 2016 referendum. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty

Boston’s market place was cold and wet, as a biting wind drove the rain in from the North Sea, down the Wash and along the Haven into this Lincolnshir(...)

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon,  at the SNP conference in Glasgow: she said she was committed to protecting Scotland’s place in the single market. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon has reiterated her threat that Scotland could vote again on leaving the United Kingdom in the event of a hard Brexit. Speaking as the(...)

UK polling stations close at 10 pm on Thursday June 23rd as Britain decides whether to stay or remain in the European Union.   Photograph: EPA

The UK is poised to decide on its future in the European Union in a referendum on June 23rd. Voting will take place all day, with polling stations c(...)

Dr Fiona Ginty Principal scientist in the Life Sciences and Molecular Diagnostics Organization at GE Research Center (GRC) in NYC, working on a cure (...)