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Bill Gates ‘hopeful’ for global pandemic response plan

Bill Gates says he is hopeful that President Trump’s administration will take the necessary steps to be able to respond to a global pandemic or act of bio-terrorism. Mr Gates…

Drug manufacture ‘major development’

Drug manufacture ‘major development’

Image caption The new method sees sesquiterpenes extracted using tubes instead of flasks Researchers in Cardiff have developed a new “highly-efficient” method of making disease-fighting compounds, including for an anti-malaria…

Vitamin D pills ‘could stop colds or flu’

Vitamin D pills ‘could stop colds or flu’

Image copyright Thinkstock Vitamin D supplements could spare more than three million people from colds or flu in the UK each year, researchers claim. The sunshine vitamin is vital for…

Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report

STOCKHOLM/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television…

ZTE scraps ‘design our smartphone’ crowdfunding campaign

ZTE scraps ‘design our smartphone’ crowdfunding campaign

Image copyright ZTE Image caption In order to go into production, ZTE was asking for $500,000 in crowd-funding The Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE has cancelled a crowd-funding campaign for a…

Fneish Says Resistance Complements Army’s Anti-Israel Role

Sport and Youth Minister Mohammed Fneish of Hizbullah stressed Sunday that Hizbullah’s military role in the face of Israel complements that of the Lebanese army. “The Resistance enjoys the awareness…

Flood worries in Northern California after deadly storm hits south

Large parts of Northern California were placed on a flood advisory on Sunday ahead of a storm system expected to bring heavy rain, wind and snow to the state, still…

Brexit: Mandelson urges Lords not to ‘throw in towel’

Media captionMandelson urges Lords to show ‘a bit of courage’ over Brexit Former Labour minister Lord Mandelson has urged peers not to “throw in the towel” when they debate legislation…

At least 20 killed in Mogadishu market blast

At least 20 people have died after a car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu. In the deadliest attack since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed –…

Exit polls see Ecuador leftist ahead, runoff unclear

By Alexandra Ulmer and Alexandra Valencia QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuadorean exit polls put ruling party leftist Lenin Moreno clearly ahead in Sunday’s presidential election, although it was unclear whether he…

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