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Cancer patients’ grey hair unexpectedly darkens in drug study
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Cancer patients’ grey hair unexpectedly darkens in drug study

A group of cancer patients’ grey hair has unexpectedly darkened after taking new types of drugs, researchers have revealed.

Chemotherapy is known to make patients’ hair fall out, but the 14 people involved were all being treated with new immunotherapy …

Can cricket be saved from itself? How the ICC is flirting with essential reform
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Can cricket be saved from itself? How the ICC is flirting with essential reform

Nestled amid skyscrapers in the desert, an unobtrusive building on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road in Dubai is not an obvious place for cricket’s future to be determined. Yet, lured by free land and a 50-year tax exemption, the International …

Amazon Wants To Help Make Your Home Smart
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Amazon Wants To Help Make Your Home Smart

The best marketing is education. During a time when products and services are largely the same, educating your customers can differentiate your brand. One recent and exciting example comes from Amazon who has taken steps to offer in-home education to …

PCCI: Investors may dump PH over cancelled mining agreements
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PCCI: Investors may dump PH over cancelled mining agreements

CONTROVERSIAL. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez sparks a battle with mining firms over her decision to cancel 75 mineral production sharing agreements. Malacañang photo

MANILA, Philippines – The country’s largest business group, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), warned …

UPDATE: Birmingham police say slain teen was with group downtown to purchase handgun
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UPDATE: Birmingham police say slain teen was with group downtown to purchase handgun

(Source: Vincent Parker/WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) –

Birmingham police now say a teen was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon when he went with a group of people to purchase a handgun.

Police say the teen was killed at 18th Street …

Robert Durst acknowledged killing wife, old friend testifies
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Robert Durst acknowledged killing wife, old friend testifies

Robert Durst , 2016.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)

By BRIAN MELLEY

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the closest friends of real estate heir Robert Durst implicated him Thursday in the killing of his first wife and provided a …

London pushes in right direction for Para athletics but still room for improvement
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London pushes in right direction for Para athletics but still room for improvement

Almost five years since London 2012 introduced the wider public to the delights of disability sport, the city’s world-class athletics venue is the setting for what is being lauded as another major push in the right direction for the Paralympic …

The Gang Murders in the Suburbs
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The Gang Murders in the Suburbs

The bodies were discovered in the woods behind a soccer field in a middle-class suburban town on Long Island. It was the middle of April, during spring break for the local high schools. Three students and a cousin visiting from …

Massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica, scientists say
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Massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica, scientists say

A crack in the Larsen C ice shelf as photographed on Nov. 10, 2016.

A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday.

The iceberg …

Why are women who have escaped prostitution still viewed as criminals?
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Why are women who have escaped prostitution still viewed as criminals?

In 1996, while helping organise a major conference on male violence against women and girls, I met Fiona Broadfoot. Fiona had recently stopped being involved with prostitution and ran a phone line offering support to women also wishing to escape …