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Drug companies warned to stockpile six-week medicine supply for no-deal Brexit

[ad_1] The pharmaceutical industry should ensure they have an additional six-week supply of drugs in the event of disruption caused by a no-deal Brexit, the Health Secretary has warned. Matt Hancock has told drug companies that supply chains for products could be affected by changes to border processes and stockpiles would be needed to cope with potential delays. Hospitals, GPs and community pharmacies in the UK do not need to
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The people in Rohingya refugee camps need our help more than ever

[ad_1] (Photo: AJ Ghani / British Red Cross)This time last year, the world looked on in horror as over half a million people escaped violence in Myanmar and fled to Bangladesh in one of the largest sudden movements of people in recent memory. These exiled Rohingya people from Rakhine State endured treacherous journeys across forests and rivers to reach safety. Most fled with nothing and many lost family members along
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Eerie moment young boy’s reflection appears to move faster than him

[ad_1] This is the eerie moment a young boy’s reflection appears to move away faster than he does. The boy was pulling faces in front of the mirror at his home in San Antonio, Texas, when his mum started to film him. She immediately noticed something strange about his reflection. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Sending the
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No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Just one drink a day leads to health risks Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new global study published in the Lancet has confirmed previous research which has shown that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption. The researchers admit moderate drinking may protect against heart disease but found
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Stormont stalemate: 541 days on the hill without government

[ad_1] Image copyright NurPhoto Image caption Northern Ireland has been without devolved government since a power-sharing deal between the parties collapsed 19 months ago Earlier this week as I headed through the doors of Northern Ireland's parliament buildings, a security guard joked with me: "No news for us?"I replied that I was rather hoping they had some whispers of political gossip for me instead.Unsurprisingly, things move slower at Stormont these
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Conservative anger at Philip Hammond’s ‘dodgy project fear’

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Brexiteers have attacked Philip Hammond for reiterating a warning that a no-deal Brexit could damage the economy. The chancellor's warning was published in a letter, hours after the government laid out plans for a no-deal Brexit. Conservative MP Marcus Fysh accused Mr Hammond of embarking on "another instalment of dodgy project fear".Meanwhile, the World Trade Organization head has told the BBC a no-deal "would not be