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Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

Origins of AIDS virus strains traced to gorillas

3 March 2015   0 comments
Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.The new...

Eurostar resumes after death on line 2 March 2015

Eurostar service restarted Monday evening following a series of cancellations sparked when a person was struck and killed by a train on the English side of the cross-Channel service.Trains began running...

Brent oil prices recoil on oversupply 2 March 2015

Brent oil prices sank Monday, after bumper gains before the weekend, as some traders took profits and eyed plentiful crude supplies, analysts said.European benchmark Brent North Sea crude for April delivery...

Eurostar cancels services after death on line 2 March 2015

Eurostar suffered 17 cancellations on Monday after a person was hit by a train and killed on the English side of the cross-Channel service."Due to a person hit by a train between Ashford International...

Oil market recoils on oversupply 2 March 2015

Global oil prices fell Monday, after bumper gains before the weekend, as many traders took profits and eyed plentiful world crude supplies, analysts said. European benchmark Brent North Sea crude for...

Massive hydroelectric lagoon planned off Wales

2 March 2015
A British firm on Monday launched plans to build a giant lagoon off the Welsh coast that would harness the tide to provide electricity for the whole of Wales.If the scheme goes ahead, a lagoon would be......

New 'drug-driving' rules take effect in England, Wales

2 March 2015
Motorists in England and Wales will face tougher penalties for driving under the influence of drugs as new laws take effect Monday.Drivers will be prosecuted if they are caught exceeding new legal limits......

Imperial splendour for Prince William on China visit 2 March 2015

Britain's Prince William met China's Communist President Xi Jinping on Monday before strolling through the Forbidden City, the former home of the country's deposed imperial dynasties.Xi warmly welcomed...

Imperial splendour for Prince William on China visit 2 March 2015

Britain's Prince William met China's Communist President Xi Jinping on Monday before strolling through the Forbidden City, the former home of the country's deposed imperial dynasties.Xi warmly welcomed...

UK coins to feature new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II 2 March 2015

A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II which will appear on coins in Britain was unveiled Monday -- only the fifth one of her 63-year reign.The likeness shows the 88-year-old monarch facing right in profile...

Imperial splendour for Prince William on China visit 2 March 2015

Britain's Prince William met China's Communist President Xi Jinping on Monday before strolling through the Forbidden City, the former home of the country's deposed imperial dynasties.Xi warmly welcomed...

Prince William meets Xi, visits sites on China visit 2 March 2015

Britain's Prince William met China's Communist President Xi Jinping on Monday before strolling through the Forbidden City, the former home of the country's deposed imperial dynasties.Xi warmly welcomed...

US targeting 'Jihadi John,' senator says 1 March 2015

US forces are targeting the London man believed to be "Jihadi John," an Islamic State executioner, a senior Democratic senator said Sunday.London graduate Mohammed Emwazi was unmasked by media this week...

Egypt parliamentary polls delayed after court ruling 1 March 2015

Egypt's electoral commission said Sunday it is preparing a new timetable for parliamentary polls, delaying the March 21 vote after a court ruled parts of the election law unconstitutional.President Abdel...

Litvinenko widow says Russian opposition killing 'like deja... 1 March 2015

The widow of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian spy who died from radioactive poisoning in London in 2006, said Sunday that the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov felt "like deja vu".Marina...

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