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  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club....
  • UK's Prince William and wife Kate thrilled at second baby news

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William said on Monday he and wife Kate were thrilled to be expecting their second baby, after news of the pregnancy was released early because the Duchess had been suffering from morning sickness. The baby will be...
  • Ebola map shows people in more African regions at risk of animal infection

    LONDON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Scientists have created the newest map of places most at risk of an Ebola outbreak and say regions likely to be home to animals harboring the virus are more widespread than previously feared, particularly in West Africa....
  • Depression more common for cancer patients, but rarely treated

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Three new studies by researchers at the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh in the U.K. reveal that three-quarters of depressed cancer patients are not receiving treatment for depression. The researchers also found...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September

     Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September
    GlaxoSmithKline announced Thursday, Aug. 28, that it will begin testing its Ebola vaccination as early as mid-September in human volunteers    With the help of the National Institutes of Health’s Vaccine Research Center, GSK will start...
  • Wanted: 60 volunteers to test Ebola vaccine in middle England

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fancy testing an Ebola vaccine? It may sound scary but the scientist behind the British trial of a shot that has so far only been given to monkeys sees little risk and is optimistic he will drum up enough volunteers. Adrian Hill,...
  • Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

    Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice
    Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford...
  • Our life with the Neanderthals was no brief affair

    LONDON (Reuters) - Far from wiping out Neanderthals overnight, modern humans rubbed along with their shorter and stockier cousins for thousands of years, giving plenty of time for the two groups to share ideas - and have sex. The most accurate timeline...
  • 'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow. The threats it now believes it faces, however, are distinctly different to those of the latter half of the 20th century....
  • Experimental Ebola drugs needed for 'up to 30,000 people'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Up to 30,000 people could have used experimental treatments or vaccines so far in the world's worst outbreak of Ebola currently plaguing West Africa, British scientists said on Wednesday. The calculation highlights the dilemma facing...