Dozens of flights have been grounded by Storm Doris

Flights cancelled in anticipation of Storm Doris

24 February 2017 08:05

Heathrow airport has issued delay and cancellation warnings, after Storm Doris reached nearly 90mph on its way to batter Britain.

Around 16,000 people die from bowel cancer in the UK every year

New test could cut bowel cancer deaths by 40%

Bowel cancer could be cut by more than a third amid the development of a one-off screening test, new research suggests.

Around 50% of men and 30% of women with untreated FH will develop coronary heart disease by the time they're 55

Up to 85% of people with potentially fatal condition not diagnosed

Hundreds of thousands of people with a potentially fatal genetic blood condition have yet to be diagnosed with the condition, a charity is warning.

University of Edinburgh of doctors testing LiverMultiScan

New tech will improve liver cancer recovery, research suggests

New technology to provide detailed scans of patients could improve the recovery of people suffering with liver cancer, scientists have said.

Witnesses say the crash victims were thrown "like dolls" into the icy water

10 Britons injured in Norwegian speedboat accident

At least 10 Britons have been injured in a speedboat accident off the icy coast of Norway.

David Baddiel says there needs to be a wider discussion about dementia

Baddiel warns of dementia 'epidemic' in new film

Comedian David Baddiel is trying to highlight the "epidemic" of dementia as a killer of older people in a new documentary.

The 2017 Cruise Critic UK Cruisers' Choice Awards featured 12 separate categories across three liner classes

Cruise awards reveal top ocean liners

The public has spoken and the world's favourite cruises are being honoured by a top cruise review site.

Safety advice has been offered to winter sports fans

Foreign Office launches safe skiing campaign

The collaborative #SkiSafe campaign has been relaunched in a bid to raise safety awareness among winter sports enthusiasts.

There are 3.8 million people in the UK with diabetes

'Anti-ageing' hormone in diabetic kidney disease breakthrough

A new "age defying" hormone could offer a breakthrough in preventing kidney and heart disease in people who suffer from diabetes.

Patients could wait up to 24 months for new drugs after Brexit, according to experts

Cancer patients could face two-year wait after Brexit

Patients needing new life-saving medication could have to wait two years after the UK leaves the EU, experts are warning.

A study finds Cyprus is the cheapest destination for a half-term holiday for a family of four

Cyprus is cheapest destination for half-term break

Families looking to take a cheap break in the upcoming half term are often sorely disappointed, however new research suggests Cyprus is the best destination for a well-priced trip.

Iceland welcomed 40% more visitors in 2016

Europe is top travel destination despite slowing growth

Europe remains the world's number one region as a travel destination - but tourism growth is slowing down, a travel industry report has said.

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