Stephanie Wright

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Skin cancer meets its worst nightmare: IBM

Skin cancer may have found its worst enemy: IBM’s cognitive computers.<p>VentureBeat has learned that IBM Research will announce a partnership today with New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on technology that, in tests, successfully evaluated patterns in medical images and detected even …

Police budgets slashed by £300m despite top officers' warnings

Police minister Mike Penning announces central government grants to forces in England and Wales will fall by 5 per cent next year<p>Police budgets will fall by £300 million next year the police minister has confirmed, despite a series of warnings from senior officers.<p>Mike Penning, the Home Office …

Smoking banned in cars when children are present

From October 2015 anyone who smokes in a car where a child is present will be fined £50<p>Smoking in cars with children is set be banned in England from next October under Government plans.<p>The Department of Health (DoH) said regulations laid before Parliament to make private vehicles carrying …

Drug companies shake their rattlebag at the poor

Fay Schopen (Opinion, 12 December) cheerleads what she considers the American ease of pill-popping. Even a casual glance at the medicating patterns in my country reveal that the poor, and people of colour, especially children, are those that are prescribed the most pills. And this is not because …

Arrest made in Auburn football player's killing

Police have arrested Markale Deandra Hart, 22, in connection with the shooting death of a freshman Auburn University football player, the Auburn Police Division said in a news release Sunday.<p>The Camp Hill man is being charged with murder in the death of 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell of Opelika, …

Peter Kassig 'killed by gunshot before he was decapitated'

Analysis carried out by surgeon suggests American aid worker killed by Isil may have resisted his captors<p>Peter Kassig, the American aid worker murdered by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) in Syria, may have been killed by a gunshot wound rather than beheading, new research …

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Flamboyant London club owner allegedly stabbed to death by son

The son of a London nightclub owner has been charged with his father’s murder in central London.<p>The body of David West, 70, was found at a residential address, believed to be his home, in Ormond Yard behind Jermyn Street, near Piccadilly on Friday night. A postmortem examination gave the cause of …