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Larvae from the wax moth Galleria mellonella can be used for tests that would usually be conducted on mammals

Moth larvae 'cuts number of mammals needed for animal tests by up to 80%'

Margaret Thatcher getting behind the wheel

When Margaret Thatcher performed a u-turn in Downing Street

The effects of obesity have been overblown, it has been claimed

Call for policy rethink as 'obesity is not going to bankrupt NHS'

The pound has fallen in value against the dollar

UK faces slow growth and rising unemployment due to Brexit, think tank warns

Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) assistant chief constable Mark Hamilton

Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

Foods such as skinny fries and crisps appear to have the highest levels

Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase cancer risk, agency warns

Donald Trump and Theresa May will discuss issues including trade at White House talks on Friday

Theresa May and Donald Trump 'to discuss trade tariffs' at White House meeting

Theresa May will promise the Government will "step up" and take an active role in backing business

Government to 'step up' business role under new strategy

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Steel made a series of recommendations, including a call to ensure UK steel is used in public projects

Government urged to 'radically reshape' energy market

Ewen Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle at the world premiere of Trainspotting 2 at Cineworld in Edinburgh.

'Amazing experience' for Ewan McGregor reuniting with Trainspotting cast

The Prince of Wales has co-written a Ladybird book on climate change

Climate change deniers will 'test our world to destruction', Charles warns

The scheme is part of Theresa May's economic strategy post-Brexit

Industrial strategy 'shaping new future for UK as a global Britain' says PM

There are suggestions that dozens of Labour MPs in Remain-voting seats as well as peers could vote against triggering Article 50

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if he will force his MPs to back Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May hosting President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades at Downing Street last year

Theresa May assures Cyprus leader of support in ending partition

Police on the Antrim Road in north Belfast after an officer was shot in the arm at a petrol station

Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

The Labour leader said he was 'not in favour of anybody invading anywhere' and would do everything he can to de-escalate tensions with Russia

Corbyn refuses to say if he would deploy troops to defend ally invaded by Russia

John McDonnell said: "You don't take the election for granted"

John McDonnell denies Labour is preparing to lose crunch by-elections

The Government said the Royal Navy conducted a routine Trident missile test from HMS Vengeance

PM faces calls to disclose what she knew about failed Trident test

The early visit will mark something of a coup for the Prime Minister

Being first to hold talks with Trump 'biggest statement' about women, says PM

Scotland Yard is investigating a spate of incidents

Police investigating spate of 'hate' incidents targeting Jews in north London

Former Manchester City ball boy Elliott Fernandez with his hero Sergio Aguero

Former Manchester City ball boy battling cancer dies days after appeal launch

Harry Wentworth-Stanley preparing for his transatlantic challenge (Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge/PA)

'Flabbergasted' foursome finish ocean voyage for suicide-prevention charity

Police appealed for witnesses

Man, 77, has life savings stolen after 'abhorrent' attack by gang of men

Fog is expected to add to the problems for travellers

Flight delays expected as fog and frost make for hazardous conditions

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe remains incarcerated

Charity worker imprisoned in Iran loses appeal against her sentence

Paul Briggs suffered terrible injuries in a motorcycle crash while serving with Merseyside Police in July 2015 (Family handout/PA)

Widow of policeman in life support case 'devastated' by his death

Tory MP Chris Philp said trade unions had "abused" their right to strike relating to Southern Rail

Strike action proposals 'protect people's right to get to work'

Sir Tome Jones is a judge on The Voice UK

The Voice UK beats rival Let It Shine in ratings war for second week

Southern said it will run more than 70% of its trains

Southern services to be disrupted on Monday by guards strike

Cars currently face MOT tests every three years

New cars 'face four-year MOT exemption'

Paul Flowers said his experiences had made his faith stronger

Disgraced ex-Co-operative Bank boss Paul Flowers 'still battles with addiction'

The case was heard before the Court of Protection

Mother and son kept apart for six months to be reunited

Elsa Salama, now aged 9, is thought to be living in Cairo (Quest Public Relations)

Girl at centre of court battle is beyond my control, says father

Kate Beckinsale stars in Love & Friendship

Stars come out for Critics' Circle Film Awards

With no-one winning the weekend National Lottery draw, there will be an estimated £5.5 million jackpot on Wednesday

Lotto set for £5.5m midweek jackpot as top prize rolls over

President Donald Trump pictured in the Oval Office of the White House (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump returns bust of 'real ally' Sir Winston Churchill to Oval Office

President Donald Trump speaks to CIA staff (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump blames media over spat with US intelligence services

Democratic Unionist Jim Wells said he had no financial interest in the farm businesses

Four family members run boilers under RHI scheme, says ex-DUP health minister

Leonne Weeks was found stabbed to death

Teenager remanded in custody over Leonne murder

Thomas Cook implemented contingency plans to return nearly 1,000 UK customers from the west African country

Flights to the UK from Gambia suspended by tour operators

Freezing fog has been predicted for many areas as the cold weather continues

Freezing fog warning as cold temperatures tipped to continue

Geri Horner and her husband Christian are celebrating the birth of their son

'Ginger Spice' gives birth to a boy

The Department for Work & Pensions is bringing in the new measure

Government ignores pleas to scrap tax credit 'rape clause'

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has been chosen as the party's candidate to fight the Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Ukip leader ready to fight 'Brexit capital' by-election in Labour test

MPs are criticising Theresa May's Brexit blueprint

MPs attack Theresa May's 'extreme Brexit' blueprint

Protesters outside the American Embassy in London in a march to promote women's rights in the wake of the US election result

Washington and London lead way with women's marches after Trump inauguration

The early visit will mark something of a coup for the Prime Minister

Theresa May to visit new US president Donald Trump next week

Donald Trump and his wife Melania walk during the Inaugural Parade on Pennsylvania Avenue (AP)

Trump: Media lying about size of inauguration crowds

Which? revealed firms can buy sensitive information at a very low cost

Watchdog reveals nuisance callers can buy sensitive data for '4p per record'

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