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Scientists get ‘nosy’, enable paralyzed man to walk again

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A paralyzed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking on the moon”.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Flights canceled at Britain’s Heathrow due to storm

Low cloud envelops office blocks in the City of London as pedestrians walk across Waterloo Bridge over the River Thames in London on Oct. 13, 2014. Around one in 10 flights may be canceled at Britain's biggest airport Heathrow on Tuesday, Oct. 21, due to stormy weather, an airport spokesman said.  AP PHOTO/ALASTAIR GRANT

Around one in 10 flights may be canceled at Britain’s biggest airport Heathrow on Tuesday due to stormy weather, an airport spokesman said.

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British minister resigns over ‘explicit photos’

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (L) meeting with British MP for the Conservatives party Brooks Newmark in Damascus on June 27, 2011. AFP/SANA

A British minister announced his unexpected resignation as a Sunday newspaper reported he had sent an explicit photo of himself online, in the latest setback to David Cameron’s Conservative-led government.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Double blow for British PM after minister resigns over sex scandal

U.S. President Barack Obama, center, British Prime Minister David Cameron, right, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel listen as NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during a leaders meeting on the future of NATO at Celtic Manor in Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia's border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

British Prime Minister David Cameron suffered a double blow as a minister resigned in a sex scandal and a lawmaker defected to eurosceptic party UK Independence Party (UKIP) on the eve of the Sunday opening of his Conservative party’s conference.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as Britain joins coalition

In this Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, photo, released by the U.S. Air Force, a pair of U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle flies over northern Iraq, after conducting airstrikes in Syria. U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group's coffers, activists said. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Matthew Bruch)

US aircraft were flying “near continuous” bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, officials said late Friday, after Britain and two more EU nations agreed to join the US-led air armada.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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