Up to 10,000 Britons can take part in cancer vaccine trials

NHS 75th Anniversary

Up to 10,000 Britons will take part in clinical trials for personalized cancer vaccines by 2030 after the Government signs agreements with leading pharmaceutical companies. Patients will be given precision immunotherapy that works by stimulating the body’s immune system to recognize and eliminate cancer cells. The announcement comes after the Government signed an agreement with … Read more

Orkney votes to explore being part of Norway

The Orkney Islands Council will explore alternative forms of government after a majority vote.

The Orkney Islands Council has voted to look at alternative forms of government, including exploring a “Nordic connection”. Local councilors backed leader James Stockan’s motion for officials to draft a report on greater autonomy for the islands. That could include looking towards Norway or seeking British overseas territory status, similar to Jersey or the Isle … Read more