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  • Britain moves toward making babies from DNA of 3 people

    Britain moves toward making babies from DNA of 3 people
    Britain moved Tuesday toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people. The technology aims to liberate future generations from inherited diseases, but critics say it crosses a fundamental scientific boundary and could lead to...
  • Sam Smith isn't afraid to tell it like it is

    Sam Smith isn't afraid to tell it like it is
    A little over a year ago Sam Smith was curled up inside the Redbury Hotel between two sold-out gigs at the Troubadour, shows that served as his L.A. debut. Largely known for a pair of exuberant, infectious electronic dance collaborations, the British...
  • British library bans stinky patrons

    British library bans stinky patrons
    Loud talking might be frowned upon at libraries across the world, but it's not the only thing that can get would-be bookworms booted out. In Birmingham, England, three patrons have been banned from the city's main library for smelling bad. The...
  • Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow

    Scotland's first confirmed Ebola patient being treated in Glasgow
    A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday. The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
  • Scottish Ebola patient moved to London; second patient tested

    A Scottish nurse diagnosed with Ebola was transferred from Glasgow to London on Tuesday as British officials sought to reassure the public that the situation was under control. “Safety measures are working well -- and the risk to the public is...
  • Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports

    Questions raised about Ebola screening procedures at British airports
    Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow. Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
  • New Britain Police Investigate Homicide

    New Britain Police Investigate Homicide
    NEW BRITAIN — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man whose body was found in a running car at Farmington Avenue and Yeaton Street late Tuesday. The man was identified Wednesday afternoon as Jesus Silva, 24, of Meriden. Silva died...
  • Scottish nurse with Ebola now in critical condition, doctors say

    The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday. A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...
  • Britain moves toward allowing creation of babies from DNA of 3 people

    Britain moves toward allowing creation of babies from DNA of 3 people
    In a move described as “bold” by supporters and potentially reckless by detractors, Britain’s House of Commons voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people. Lawmakers spent 90 minutes...
  • Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.

    Witty, fast-paced 'Babylon,' set in Britain, hits home in U.S.
    With the Thursday premiere of Danny Boyle's astringent though essentially true-hearted police satire "Babylon," SundanceTV expands its original-series repertoire into comedy. The move proves that the cable network is not afraid to serve British television...
  • After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared

    After Charlie Hebdo attack in France, backlash against Muslims feared
    Gun and grenade attacks outside at least two French mosques heightened fear Thursday of an anti-Muslim backlash after a military-style assault on a newspaper that satirizes Islam. The attack on the newsweekly came as far-right parties have been...