STOCKHOLM (AP) — A British researcher and a Japanese scientist won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for discovering that ordinary cells of the body can be reprogrammed into stem cells, which then can turn into any kind of tissue – a discovery that may led to new treatments….
A 19-year-old Syrian and a 21-year-old British man were sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates on Monday for allegedly selling marijuana to an undercover policeman.
The Briton’s mother collapsed outside Criminal Court in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., after the verdict was announced as the Syrian’s mother tried to comfort her, telling her they could appeal the decision, reports Haneen Dajani atThe National.
The two young men were caught after an officer [...]
A British citizen in Bangkok has been arrested after Thai police found six roasted human foetuses packed in his luggage.
Chow Hok Kuen, who is 28 and of Taiwanese origin, was held by police after the grisly discovery was made in Bangkok’s Chinatown district yesterday.
Reports says the six foetuses had been covered in gold leaf after being roasted as part of a black magic ritual.
It is not clear where the bodies [...]
A 21-year-old British man has been sentenced to a year in jail for hacking into the private Facebook account of an individual in the U.S.
Scotland Yard said yesterday that Gareth Crosskey, of West Sussex, had hacked into a U.S. citizen’s Facebook account on 12 January 2011. As a result he had gained access to the individual’s private e-mail account.
A yard spokesman said the individual – who has not been named [...]
LONDON (AP) – Former rugby player Tony Nicklinson had a high-flying job as a corporate manager in Dubai, where he went skydiving and bridge-climbing in his free time.
Seven years ago, he suffered a paralyzing stroke. Today he can only move his head, cannot speak and needs constant care.
And he wants to die.
To try to ensure that whoever ends his life won’t be jailed, the 57-year-old Nicklinson recently asked Britain’s High [...]
I just went to get some provisions from a local supermarket in UK and the cost of apples and carrots has increased 20%, then went to get a small loaf of bread (400g) and the price had gone up from 60p to 82p in a week, as it was 60p ($0.97) a week ago and increased to 65p at the end of last week, which was [...]