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UK 1st Country to Allow Creation of Embryos From 3 People
Science & Tech  (tags: embryos, UK, 3 people, DNA )

- 1 day ago -
Britain has become the first country in the world to allow the creation of human embryos from the DNA of three people, a technique intended to help mothers avoid passing on genetically degenerative diseases to their babies.
Is This Spooky Apparition the Grey Lady of Hampton Court?
Offbeat  (tags: Ghost, grey lady, Hampton court, apparition, pictures, UK, smallpox )

- 2 days ago -
For nearly 200 years she is rumoured to have haunted the corridors of Hampton Court.
Sticks, Steroids and Fights to the Death: Inside the Cruel, Seedy World of Pitbull John
Offbeat  (tags: Pitbull, fighting ring, Pitbull John, UK, sad news )

- 2 days ago -
Disturbing videos reveal the vicious clashes and training regimes run by a man believed to be a major figure in the seedy world of British dogfighting.
UK: Hundreds of Girls Propose Marriage to ISIS Jihadis
World  (tags: UK, Muslim girls, wannabe ISIS brides )

- 2 days ago -
But why would all these Muslimas want to marry men in a cruel group that has "nothing to do with Islam". Why are thousands of Muslim recruits from the world over sign up with ISIS, when it has nothing to do with Islam. They must all be "misunderstanders"
The REAL Wolf Hall: Underground Passages, Creaking Floorboards, An Overgrown Garden - and Its Very Own Ghost!
Offbeat  (tags: Tudor manor, Thomas Cromwell, ghost, wolf hall, history, passages, UK )

- 2 days ago -
It was the legendary Tudor manor that came to epitomise the ruthless world of Henry VIII's adviser Thomas Cromwell and inspired Hilary Mantel's novel Wolf Hall.
MPs Reject Backbench Bid to Amend Abortion Laws
Offbeat  (tags: politics, laws, abortion laws, house of commons, UK )

- 3 days ago -
MPs have defeated a cross-party bid to clarify in law that abortion on the grounds of gender alone is illegal in the UK.
Cambridgeshire Church Plague Graffiti Reveals 'Heartbreaking' Find
Offbeat  (tags: history, health.plague, Cambridgeshire, UK )

- 6 days ago -
Heartbreaking" graffiti uncovered in a Cambridgeshire church has revealed how three sisters from one family died in a plague outbreak in 1515.
BREAKING NEWS: Typhoon Fighter Jets Scrambled to Intercept Two Russian Bear Bombers Off the Coast of Cornwall
Offbeat  (tags: RAF, fighter jets, UK, Russian, Cornwall )

- 7 days ago -
RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled to escort two Russian Bear bombers spotted in international airspace off the coast of Cornwall, the Ministry of Defence has said.
New Play By Writer Dalia Taha Examines Children's Experiences Under Occupation ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, Palestine, Israeli occupation, war, safety, Royal Court Theatre, Dalia Taha, arts, celebrity, children, society, violence, ethics, family, sadness, humans, interesting, freedoms )

- 9 days ago -
According to the theaterâEUR(TM)s publicity for Fireworks, the play depicts âEURoeeleven-year-old Lubna and twelve-year-old Khalil âEUR¦ playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block. As the siege intensifies outside, fear for their safety becomes ...
More Than 700 UK Artists Pledge to Boycott Israel - Statements of Why
World  (tags: boycott divest sanction, UK, artists, collaboration, state-funded projects )

- 10 days ago -
My support for the Palestinian cause is fiercer because I am Jewish, I honour the strengths of that religion & the suffering my people have experienced through the years. My visits to Palestine showed me at first hand how the people there are treated
UK Consul General Visits West Bank Communities Affected By Settlements
World  (tags: Human Rights, UK, Palestine, Israel, illegal Israeli settlements, violence, crime, ethics, conflict, news, government, politics, society, freedoms )

- 11 days ago -
"I was horrified today to hear about the impact of settlements on Palestinian villages. Settler violence against Palestinian communities and property is unacceptable and must stop. Restrictions on access to land are hugely damaging to Palestinian farmers"
Unlabelled Nuts in Food Prompts Food Standards Agency Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: Food, contaminated, unlabelled, FSA, Food and Drug Administration, UK, USA )

- 11 days ago -
The discovery of almonds in three products not advertised as containing nuts has prompted a wider investigation by the Food Standards Agency.
Above the Law? UK Govt Attempts to Block Torture, Rendition Lawsuit
Offbeat  (tags: Courts, Human Rights, Government, UK )

- 11 days ago -
Government lawyers are arguing in BritainâEUR(TM)s Court of Appeal that the case of a Pakistani man who claims he suffered brutal torture at the hands of British and American troops should not be heard in a court of law.
UK 'Did Not Seek UK 'Did Not Seek Torture Redactions' From CIA Report - MPs Redactions' From CIA Report - MPs
Offbeat  (tags: CIA. USA, UK, torture, report )

- 14 days ago -
The UK did not attempt to conceal complicity in the mistreatment of detainees by requesting redactions from a US Senate report, a report says

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