Health

PSG fans involved in violence around women's game at Chelsea

Mar 21, 2019

Visiting Paris Saint-Germain fans have been involved in violence in London and attempted to bring weapons into a Women's Champions League game against Chelsea

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Mar 19, 2019

Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about five times

Conflicting reports surround fate of baby of UK IS bride

Mar 8, 2019

There are conflicting reports Friday about the newborn son of U.K.-born teenager Shamima Begum, who left her London home to join the Islamic State group in Syria, after Begum's lawyer said the boy was reported to have died

Passengers, crew on Virgin flight quarantined in UK

Mar 6, 2019

Passengers and crew on a Virgin Atlantic charter flight from Barbados to London have been put into quarantine because of widespread illness on board the flight

UK leader visits Salisbury a year after Novichok attack

Mar 4, 2019

British Prime Minister Thresa May has praised the "spirit and resolve" of people in Salisbury, the English city hit by a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy a year ago

UK authorities finish cleanup of sites in Skripal poisoning

Mar 1, 2019

Britain has completed its cleanup of the southwestern English city of Salisbury, where a former Russian double agent was poisoned with a nerve agent

Why do zebras have stripes? Perhaps to dazzle away flies

Feb 21, 2019

Zebra stripes are dazzling, particularly to flies and scientists say that might be the answer to how zebras got their stripes

Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

Feb 17, 2019

Relatives of a British teen who ran away with other London schoolgirls to join the Islamic State extremist group says she has given birth to a baby boy in Syria and both are in good health

UN: Experts to develop oversight standards for gene editing

Feb 14, 2019

The World Health Organization is convening a meeting next month to develop global standards for the governance of gene editing, after a Chinese researcher announced he had created the world's first gene-edited babies

Horseracing to resume in Britain after equine flu contained

Feb 11, 2019

Horseracing in Britain is to resume on Wednesday with strict biosecurity protocols after an outbreak of equine flu

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