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Mumps - is it the forgotten disease?

Hippocrates described the classic signs centuries ago, so what else do we know about the ancient illness?


Universities told not to 'scaremonger' ahead of fee cut

Education Secretary Damian Hinds rejects claims of universities going broke, ahead of tuition fee cut.

In Picture

Africa's top shots: 17-23 May 2019

A selection of photos from across Africa this week.


I never met my daughter's dad - she was his dying wish

Liat Malka was 35 and single when she decided she wanted a child. The sperm donor she found had died five years previously.


Science And Environment

School strike for climate: Protests staged around the world