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Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die

Parents ask court to let them take their baby home to die

Mr Justice Francis gave the parents and GOSH until noon today to reach agreement. "It is extraordinarily sad that there's been so much fuss about him dying at home". They wanted to take him home to their flat in south-west London . Further delay merely compounds the misery in this tragic case'. "It is in Charlie's best interests to be moved to a hospice and for him at that point to be moved to a palliative care regime only", the judge said as a medical and legal battle that has drawn ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Government scraps tribunal fees

Government scraps tribunal fees

Unison launched a legal battle against fees of up to £1,200, which it has argued are preventing many workers, especially the low-paid, getting justice. Under the fees order a claimant for an employment tribunal would have to pay £390 or £1,200, dependent on the type of claim being made. Philip Richardson, head of employment law at Stephensons Solicitors said that the decision is "a rare opportunity for those in a position of power to take stock of the failings of past fees regimes and set ... Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

U.S. scientists make advances in modifying human embryos

This gene modification process is referred to as germline engineering , since a person carrying the altered genes would pass the changes on to any offspring they had, via their own eggs or sperm (germ cells). "So far as I know this will be the first study [on editing human IVF embryos] reported in the U.S.", said Jun Wu, a researcher at the Gene Expression Laboratory of the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California, who is understood to be one of the many authors named ... Consulte Mais Informação

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West Nile virus is back: Here's how to protect yourself

West Nile virus is back: Here's how to protect yourself

The positive test came a few weeks earlier than in 2016, and there may be an increase in the number of pools, in mosquito infection rates and in possible human infections. Mosquitoes are bad enough, but when there's a chance they can be carrying West Nile virus, they're even more pesky. These mosquitoes are not a significant nuisance to people as they prefer to bite birds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Army arrests 4 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

Army arrests 4 fleeing Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe

The Nigerian Army has been in a fierce battle to overpower Boko Haram since 2009 when the insurgency began. The Army said it has arrested four fleeing Boko Haram terrorists at Kurnari village and Nayinawa in Yobe . The army spokesman quoted Buratai as congratulating the newly promoted soldiers and urged them to increase the tempo of the ongoing clearance operations of the Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. Consulte Mais Informação

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CBI's United Kingdom industrial production survey shows mixed picture

CBI's United Kingdom industrial production survey shows mixed picture

Its measure of orders also reflects the number of manufacturers reporting them to be above or below "normal", which is a moving target. Output expectations remained elevated in July, reflecting still healthy overall orders. Economists expect the economy expanded 0.3 percent compared with the first three months of the year, when it grew 0.2 percent. Firms were optimistic about the prospects for future orders and planned to increase employment following a resurgence across most manufacturing ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Stock Jolted Higher in Mid-day Trade: Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD)

It has underperformed by 46.51% the S&P500. Sears Holdings Corp (NASDAQ: SHLD ) has declined 29.81% since July 25, 2016 and is downtrending. About 690,601 shares traded. Therefore 0 are positive. Sears Canada had 2 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Its book value per share for the most recent quarter is $-32.9 while its price to book ratio for the same period is 0, as for as the company's cash per share for the most recent quarter is $2.02, however its price ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Red Cross facing critical blood shortage

Red Cross facing critical blood shortage

Despite this improvement, blood products are still being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations are coming in, so more donations are needed to meet patient needs and replenish the blood supply. So still the need is great, we're still in a critical blood shortage. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce wait times. Consulte Mais Informação

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