John Weldon gave his ex-girlfriend a drug he believed would cause her to miscarry
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Friday 22 October 2010
Jelena Jankovic, the top seed, went out of the Kremlin Cup at the first hurdle after a 6-1 6-2 thrashing by little-known Kazakh teenager Zarina Diyas yesterday. Serbia's former world No 1, who had a bye in the first round, looked out of sorts from the start and was beaten in less than an hour by the 268th-ranked Diyas.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
A Saudi prince accused of murdering his servant told police the dead man had fallen and banged his head after drinking, a court heard today.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
They are small, winged, and have a thirst for human blood. And their scissor-like mandibles are sharp enough to deliver a painful bite.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
Seagulls from a species that feeds on garbage are harbouring drug-resistant superbugs, a study has found.
Monday 06 September 2010
Cockroaches have long been regarded as an unwanted pest but in fact they could hold the secret to treating the most resilient of superbugs, scientists said today.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
International travel and medical tourism helped the spread of drug-resistant bacteria that could lead to the end of antibiotics, scientists warned today.
Monday 02 August 2010
The genes of common bacteria could yield a "treasure trove" of therapeutic drugs to combat the growing problem of drug-resistant bacteria, a leading scientist said yesterday.
Saturday 31 July 2010
A woman who was denied antibiotics that could have saved her from dying from meningitis texted photographs of the rash spreading across her body in the hours before her death, an inquest heard.
Monday 19 July 2010
Curry spices could hold the key to reducing the enormous greenhouse gas emissions given off by grazing animals such as sheep, cows and goats, scientists have claimed.
Sunday 18 July 2010
The topography of this place had long been embroidered into each of the 78 hearts still beating in the third round of the Open. For the penultimate pair, however, it lay before them in the wind and sunshine as a battlefield not just to conquer but to defend – a fastness of their own island. After pounding their first drives, Paul Casey and Lee Westwood marched down the fairway and heard the galleries not so much urging them to succeed as imploring them.
Sunday 18 July 2010
It's more baffling than the Large Hadron Collider. More nauseating than the "walls of fat" being scraped from London's sewers. The summer news story that has everyone bringing up breakfast this weekend is as predictable as it is inexplicable. It fills me with more impotent fury than if every tourist on the London Tube simultaneously stopped dead right in the doorway to the Circle Line.
Thursday 01 July 2010
The parents whose sleeping baby twins were attacked by a fox said it was probably a "freak occurrence" but they are still too frightened to leave doors and windows open.
Wednesday 19 May 2010
The Saracens hooker Schalk Brits was reprimanded and warned as to his future conduct by a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel yesterday. The South African pleaded guilty to making a foul and abusive gesture to the crowd as he was substituted during Sarries' 32-23 win at Leicester on 8 May.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been included in a 33-man squad for this summer's tour of Australia and New Zealand despite having been a major doubt with a groin injury.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A computer has proved more accurate in diagnosing severe fever in children than doctors using their clinical judgement, researchers have found.
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