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Genes behind ageing process identified

London, May 26 (ANI): British scientists have identified genes that control the ageing process. The finding could lead to new drugs to prevent illnesses from heart disease to Alzheimer’s.   In the laboratory, researchers have found that mutations could extend ... Read More »

Morrissey celebrates 50th birthday with fans

Washington, May 25 (ANI): British singer Morrissey celebrated his 50 birthday in a jam-packed musical event in his hometown on May 22. Despite being asked to cancel his shows to recover from a mystery illness, the singer seemed healthy and ... Read More »

Ex-UK PM Thatcher to meet Pope next week

London, May 22 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Baroness Margaret Thatcher is to have a private audience with Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican in Rome next week. The former Prime Minister will fly to Italy today to stay with ... Read More »

UK police trebled stop and search of Muslims in 2008

London, May 1 (ANI): British Police anti-terror stop and search powers trebled last year, prompting fears that the policy is alienating the country’s Muslim community. According to The Independent, officers in England and Wales used Terrorism Act powers to search ... Read More »

Secrets of 1914 Xmas truce revealed

London, Apr.28 (ANI): One of the architects of the First World War has revealed the existence of a Christmas Day truce in 1914 between German and British soldiers. Captain Robert Hamilton, of the 1st battalion Royal Warwickshire regiment, was at ... Read More »

Brit girl, 12, gives birth to baby boy

London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 12-year-old British girl gave birth to a baby boy on April 24. The minor mum got pregnant after a one-night stand with an older lad, who is not her boyfriend. The white girl belongs to ... Read More »

British troops tortured, killed Iraqi captives

London, Apr 23 (ANI): British troops tortured, killed and then mutilated 20 Iraqi captives held after a gun battle, the High Court was told. They also mistreated seven other Iraqis who survived their ordeal. Although all seven were released, their ... Read More »

British South Asian kids ‘less active’

London, April 20 (ANI): British South Asian kids are less active than their peers from other ethnic groups, a new study has found. This study is another piece in the jigsaw in helping to understand why South Asians are at ... Read More »