Alistair Bell

Flu-hit Mexico to resume business, pork row erupts

Mexico will resume normal business operations this week after easing its swine flu restrictions, but the global flu alert triggered a trade dispute.

Mexico breathes easier in flu epidemic

Mexico breathed easier on Monday in its fight against a deadly flu epidemic that may be retreating after a 10-day scare.

Global flu epidemic fear rises, more US cases

A new flu virus that has killed up to 81 people in Mexico could start a global epidemic, the World Health Organisation warned on Saturday.

Airport attack linked to London car bombs

Two suspects rammed a petrol-filled, four-wheel-drive vehicle into Glasgow airport on Saturday in what police described as a terrorist attack linked to a twin car-bomb plot foiled in London. Britain's Home Office announced it had raised the national security alert level to ''critical'', the highest ranking and one that indicates further attacks are expected imminently.

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