The MHRA says the benefits outweigh any risks and has urged the public to get their vaccine when invited to do so.
The UK science and research eco-system is very successful, but also complicated and fragile, and UK future success cannot be taken for granted - losing the EMA is just the first in a series of major challenges ahead.
Medical associations have begun to discount CCSVI now that more evidence has emerged, but the story of CCSVI serves as an important example of the need for rigorous, randomised, controlled clinical trials of medical treatments before they are unleashed on a desperate patient population.
The solution used to preserve most donor organs in the UK could be contaminated with bacteria, the government has said. Viaspan
Thousands of packs of an over-the-counter painkiller could have higher-strength tablets that are only available on prescription
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A nicotine substitute which can be bought online for 12p more than triples a smoker's chances of quitting