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UK sends second warship to Gulf after Iran threats over seized tanker

UK sends second warship to Gulf after Iran threats over seized tankerThe UK is to increase its military presence in the Gulf by sending a second warship to the region.

Four Britons arrested in China ‘on drugs charges’

Four Britons arrested in China ‘on drugs charges’Four Britons have been arrested in eastern China, the Foreign Office has said.

Why the US and UK have different motivations in the Strait of Hormuz

Why the US and UK have different motivations in the Strait of HormuzBritain does not want to escalate tensions with Iran but the United States appears to have other ideas.

150 hospital staff ‘fired’ over prescription scam

150 hospital staff ‘fired’ over prescription scamAround 150 staff at a hospital in Canada have been sacked over one of the country’s biggest ever benefit fraud schemes, according to local media.

China ‘hopping mad’ about UN letter on Uighur Muslims

China ‘hopping mad’ about UN letter on Uighur MuslimsNearly two dozen countries have signed a joint letter to the United Nations calling on China to end the mass detention of Uighur people. 

Fertility clinic sued for allegedly implanting wrong embryos

Fertility clinic sued for allegedly implanting wrong embryosA US fertility clinic is being sued over an embryo mix-up involving three different couples.

Twitter suffers outage after ‘internal configuration’ problems

Twitter suffers outage after ‘internal configuration’ problemsSocial media giant Twitter is back up after an outage left users unable to log on for nearly two hours.

NHS ‘needs to step up flu plans’ after deadly Oz outbreak

NHS ‘needs to step up flu plans’ after deadly Oz outbreakNHS bosses are being urged to step up anti-flu preparations after a “scary” rise in the number of virus cases in Australia.

99-million-year-old bird with huge toe found fossilised

99-million-year-old bird with huge toe found fossilisedA 99-million-year-old bird with a toe longer than its leg has been found fossilised in amber.

Italy’s ruling party faces investigation over ‘Russian oil deal’

Italy’s ruling party faces investigation over ‘Russian oil deal’Italy’s ruling party is facing an investigation into claims it tried to funnel money into its coffers from Moscow via a secret oil deal.