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Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people shot down by a missile on Ukraine-Russia border

Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people shot down by a missile on Ukraine-Russia border

A Malaysia Airlines plane, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, carrying 295 people has crashed near Ukraine-Russia border. The Ukrainian interior ministry has advised that none of the 295 passengers could survive the crash. The [read more]

Scientist Stephen Hawking backs assisted dying

Scientist Stephen Hawking backs assisted dying

Professor Stephen Hawking, who branded assisted death as “a great mistake” in 2006, has changed his stance dramatically and backed the Assisted Dying Bill due for debate by the peers on Friday. The 72-year-old scientist has been cited [read more]

Mexico police rescues over 450 abused children held captive in orphanage‏

Mexico police rescues over 450 abused children held captive in orphanage‏

La Gran Familia (the Big Family), an orphanage in the Mexican city of Zamora was today raided by the police after investigations found children in the home were forced to beg for money and endure sexual abuse. Tomas Ceron de Lucio, from [read more]

“Trojan Horse” board of trustees resign

“Trojan Horse” board of trustees resign

The entire board of trustees at the heart of the “Trojan Horse” takeover plot have announced their resignation. Park View Educational Trust chairman Tahir Alam made the announcement today outside the Academy gates in Birmingham. The [read more]

Marvel Comics superhero Thor gets a sex change

Marvel Comics superhero Thor gets a sex change

After a run of more than 50 years, Marvel Comics has confirmed that classic hero Thor is to be replaced by a woman. The new hero’s identity was announced by Whoopi Goldberg on ABC’s The View on Tuesday. Whoopi told her audience: [read more]

Dentists blame bad baby teeth on “child neglect”

Dentists blame bad baby teeth on “child neglect”

A sudden upsurge in the number of young kids being admitted to the hospitals in England over dental issues is being put down to parental neglect, according to a leading dental health charity. NHS data reveals dental problem as the most [read more]

Friends share similar genes suggests new study

Friends share similar genes suggests new study

People with shared genes are apparently more likely to form friendships than people whose individual DNA’s are dissimilar finds new study. The research, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) was [read more]

Thousands flee Gaza after Israel warns of further bombing

Thousands flee Gaza after Israel warns of further bombing

Tens of thousands of people in northern Gaza have fled their homes following Israeli warnings of an imminent strategic attack on Hamas militants stationed in the area. Palestinians in the city of Beit Lahiya, home to almost 100,000 [read more]

Modern languages need “national recovery programme” urge MP’s

Modern languages need “national recovery programme” urge MP’s

The UK economy is at risk of losing £48 billion a year due to a lack of linguistic skills unless a “national recovery programme” is introduced to improve foreign language teaching, a new report has revealed. The All-Party [read more]

A third of Alzheimer’s cases are preventable finds research

A third of Alzheimer’s cases are preventable finds research

One in three Alzheimer’s cases worldwide can be attributed to issues that can be modified, according to the latest research carried out by the University of Cambridge. Led by professor Carol Brayne, the study shows seven risk factors [read more]

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