News Gerard is one of the younger residents of James Turner Street in Winson Green

The West Midlands Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner has been a James Turner Street landlady for almost 12 years

Arthur and the Great Adventure (PG)

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Selena Gomez, Lou Reed, Stacy Ferguson

Malaria fears escalate as most dangerous mosquito mutates into two species

Most dangerous mosquito is evolving to create a new problem for Africa, and for scientists fighting disease

Andrew Buncombe: War on mosquitoes in fight to get Delhi ready for Games

If the fate of the Commonwealth Games depends on the efforts of people such as Sanjay Kumar, then one can take comfort from the attention to which the young man was giving his work.

Evolution of malaria is traced back to greatest ape

Research may open new avenues of study to halt disease

Puerto Rico: All things bright and beautiful

Puerto Rico has everything you'd expect from a Caribbean holiday, plus a luminescent bay, salsa dancing ... and ants that taste of peppery sprouts

Pakistan flood survivors now face threat of malaria

The waters have receded but new perils trail in their wake: deadly disease and abject poverty

Commonwealth Games athletes warned over dengue fever

A viral fever that spreads through mosquito bites is likely to be highly prevalent during next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, health officials in India said yesterday.

Deaths as dengue fever grips Caribbean

Mosquito-borne dengue fever is reaching epidemic stages across the Caribbean, with dozens of deaths reported and health authorities concerned it could get much worse as the rainy season advances.

Created by genetic engineering, a mosquito that can't catch malaria

A novel weapon in the battle against malaria has been developed by scientists: the malaria-proof mosquito.

Jeremy Laurance: Eradicating this biblical plague is becoming possible

It looks ingenious. If you can't eradicate malaria in humans, why not do so in mosquitoes? It would accomplish a goal of which scientists hardly dared dream: a malaria-free world.

Surfing Brilliant Cornersd, By Sam Bleakley, photos by JS Callahan

He'll never be president now." It's what surfers used to say whenever a young wannabe finally caught a clean green wave. The point was that anyone hooked on surfing was doomed to be marginalised, head honcho at best of a fringe sub-culture. Should he ever contemplate writing a book, it would be called something like Zowie Waves and Wowie Mamas.

Katy Guest: Hands off our teenagers. We need the shopping done

It's not fair. Nobody understands. Life as a teenager is rubbish. They didn't ask to be born. And last week, like so many others, proved to be a pretty depressing one for Britain's teenagers. They were pilloried, degraded, let down and attacked. Oh, and now it turns out that they're dying out. You can't really blame them for sulking.

Teen-repellent buzzing devices ruled disciminatory

Europe's human rights watchdog today slammed controversial "youth dispersal" devices for treating young people like "unwanted birds or pests".

'Teen repellent' buzzing devices may be switched off by law today

Controversial devices which emit painful high-frequency sounds audible only to children and young adults may be banned in Britain today following a debate at the Council of Europe.

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