Shannon Forsythe

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Rise of the ‘cellfie’ - baby photos now begin at fertilisation

For anyone born before the 1950s their earliest baby pictures are likely to be at a few days old.<p>Fast forward several decades and parents could take home an image of their child just 12 weeks after conception thanks to the advent of ultrasound and cheap printers.<p>But groundbreaking fertility …

Turkey's Erdogan escalates war of words with European Union

Turkey's president has suggested that sweeping emergency powers could be extended as he chides the European Union for objecting to mass purges of …

European Union

Britons could pay fee to retain benefits of EU citizenship after Brexit, says Europe's chief negotiator

A plan for Britons to retain the right to live and work in the EU – for a fee – has won the backing of the European Parliament’s chief Brexit …

Thatcher admirer Fillon wins French conservative presidential ticket

PARIS (Reuters) - Hardline reformist Francois Fillon scored a resounding win in France’s conservative primaries on Sunday, making him favourite to win a presidential election five months from now against the popular far-right and a deeply divided left.<p>Fillon, a former prime minister who wants to …

Primary Elections

Mosques in California receive letters threatening Muslims

A civil rights group is calling for greater police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised President-elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide.<p>The Council on American-Islamic Relations, or CAIR, said that the same letter was sent to multiple mosques …

NASA wants SpaceX to help it survey the Earth's water surface

SpaceX has won another mission — this time, to survey the world’s oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite …

'These are dangerous people': Manhunt for escaped inmates in Bay Area intensifies

Authorities offered a $20,000 reward Friday for information leading to the capture of two dangerous prisoners who broke out of a jail in San Jose on Thanksgiving eve after sawing through bars across a second-floor window.<p>Authorities believe the men are still in the San Francisco Bay Area based on …

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

Happy<p>FridaySaturday! This week, Tech.eu tracked 5 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 63 tech funding deals (totalling €125.5 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel.<p>Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:<p><b>1)</b> Skyscanner has been acquired for £1.4 billion by …

Photographer's Deepest Sky View Reveals a Stunning Triangulum Galaxy

This purple-dotted images is of the northern galaxy M33 located nearly 3 million light-years away from Earth. The image was a personal accomplishment …

Photographer Captures Rare 'Fog Bow' Over the Snow-covered Scottish Moors

A Scottish photographer has captured a rare photo of what is being nicknamed a "Fog Bow" (or fog rainbow!) over the snow-covered moors. Melvin …

Regretting something, Angela? Germany's Merkel announces plan to deport 100,000 migrants

The beleaguered Chancellor said authorities would significantly step up the rate of forced returns as she battles to arrest an alarming slump in her …

Angela Merkel

Swiss referendum: Will Swiss say no thanks to nuclear power?

<b>Swiss voters will decide on Sunday whether to phase out nuclear power.</b><p>Although Switzerland's government already has a plan to decommission the country's five nuclear plants "at the end of their natural lives", opponents of nuclear power claim the strategy is too vague, and may allow the plants to …

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

National Parks