Newsmakers

Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

A paralysed Bulgarian man can walk again after receiving revolutionary treatment in Poland in a breakthrough hailed by one of the British scientists responsible as “more impressive than a man walking

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

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Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American First Ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of

Burger, chips sent to space in balloon

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Junk food in space! A London-based start-up has successfully launched the first ever burger and chips into space using a helium balloon the size of a two-bedroom house.

Vegans may have lower sperm count

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Men who are vegans and vegetarians may have significantly reduced sperm counts than meat- eaters, according to a new study.

‘Glasses to be a thing of the past’

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Glasses may soon be a thing of the past as corneal inlays, implanted into the eye with a simple surgery, can correct vision without the need for corrective treatments, scientists say.

Titanic items fetch many times £100,000

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More than 100 rare Titanic items, including a menu from the ship’s first-class restaurant, have fetched several hundred thousand pounds at an auction in the UK, over a century after the ocean liner sa

After four hours of driving, we should have been in the middle of Dartmoor. And yet we were not.

During Gen Pervez Musharraf’s time a television host asked Benazir Bhutto (BB) about the low attendance at the Pakistan People’s Party jalsas that had just taken place.