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Family members of Newtown massacre victims 'were in VIP seats close to explosions' at Boston Marathon
Monday 15 April 2013
The Boston Marathon began with 26 seconds of silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings and a little more than two hours later, lead runners passed through the last mile marker while was decorated with the seal of Newtown, Connecticut, and dedicated to the memory of the 20 children and six adults killed on December 14.
Monday 15 April 2013
The Boston Marathon is the oldest annual marathon in the world and dates back to 1897, when it first ran after inspiration from the 1896 Olympics event.
Pioneering scientists grow rat's kidney in lab - and hope it will lead to breakthrough for human organ transplants
Sunday 14 April 2013
A synthetic kidney made from a patient’s own skin cells might soon be ready for the first human transplant following the creation of a similar artificial organ in laboratory animals, scientists said today.
Thursday 04 April 2013
The American Berlin-based artist brings her first solo exhibition to the UK
Thursday 28 March 2013
The head of the betting for both the world’s richest race and the world’s most famous contest shifted yesterday.
Wednesday 27 March 2013
The agency was damaged by the Cartagena scandal, when agents had availed of prostitutes
Friday 22 March 2013
Free-to-play game aims to make Warcraft universe as open as possible to outsiders
Sunday 17 March 2013
The amateur jockey Tommy Smith became the first American to win the Grand National on a horse born, bred and owned in the United States – the plucky eight-year-old Jay Trump – in a dramatic finish in 1965. Jockey and horse became legends in the US for a race memorable not only for one of the closest finishes in its history but for the fact that it looked like being the last Grand National, since the Aintree course was up for sale to property developers.
Wednesday 13 March 2013
US universities are embracing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to attract British students
Thursday 28 February 2013
Thursday 21 February 2013
Think beyond the can and try your hand at cassoulets and Boston baked beans, says Christopher Hirst
Sunday 17 February 2013
Out of America: US sports teams are dropping Native Indian-inspired names that are viewed as racist
Saturday 16 February 2013
The most vivid memory I have of my grandfather – Zayda, in Yiddish – is his silence. Not a cold reticence; he was just a quiet and reserved man, and though my six-year-old brain may have been imagining it, I felt his lack of words both calm and loving.
Space probe could be sent to Jupiter's moon Europa as Nasa scientist says it is the most likely place to find life
Friday 15 February 2013
Orbiting probe around Jupiter could be launched in 2021 or 2022 and could reach the giant planet within six years
Sunday 10 February 2013
At least eight deaths were blamed on the storm
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly