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Children could have DNA tested at birth

Jeremy Hunt wants Britain to become the first country in the world to routinely test children's entire DNA at birth to identify diseases<p>Every child in Britain could have their DNA decoded at birth by the NHS to predict their risk of disease, the Health Secretary has predicted.<p>Jeremy Hunt, the …

Ofsted chief says England's schools failing white working-class children

White working-class children are being written off far too often in England's schools, Ofsted's chief inspector will warn this week.<p>Sir Michael Wilshaw will on Wednesday blame teachers' low expectations and a failure to instil the right learning culture for holding back improvements in the …

German president boycotts Sochi Winter Olympics

The German president has become the first major political figure to boycott the Sochi Winter Olympics in February. According to German weekly Der Spiegel, Joachim Gauck last week told the Kremlin of his decision, which is understood to be a response to the Russian government's violations of human …

Teachers unions face moment of truth

It’s designed to be an impressive show of force: Thousands of unionized teachers plan to rally Monday in cities from New York to San Francisco to “reclaim the promise of public education.”<p>Behind the scenes, however, teachers unions are facing tumultuous times. Long among the wealthiest and most …

US attempts to halt Paris auction of sacred Native American artefacts

International campaigners are making last-minute efforts to halt the sale in Paris of sacred ceremonial masks and headdresses from Native American tribes.<p>The US embassy appealed to the auction house to delay the sale, due to be held on Monday and Tuesday, so the 25 items from the Hopi and San …

Bangladesh factory fires: fashion industry's latest crisis

Nearly 800 people have been injured in scores of largely unreported fires in garment and textile factories in Bangladesh in the last 12 months, according to new figures compiled by international labour campaigners.<p>The high numbers of casualties will raise concerns at the slow pace of change in the …

Snowstorms arrive as cold temperatures continue

After unseasonably cold temperatures dominated the weekend weather discussion Saturday in Chicago, snow will be the centerpiece of weather activity today.<p>Storms coming from the west are expected to drop somewhere between 1 and 3 inches across the area as the day goes on, according to the National …

Weather

Obama says odds of final Iran deal not 'more than 50-50'

President Obama cast doubt on his hard-fought deal with Iran, saying Saturday that he believed the chances of a final, comprehensive nuclear agreement being struck with Tehran are less than 50-50.<p>The comments, during a forum at the Brookings Institution in Washington, came ahead of Israeli Prime …

Isabel Marant: 'Sometimes we give an image of life that will never exist'

Isabel Marant is one of the most stylish and successful names in fashion, but there's one person who remains unconvinced by her sartorial taste – her 10-year-old son, Tal. "I cannot make him wear anything," Marant says when we meet in her light and spacious studio in Paris. "Like most kids he wants …

Peeping Tomboy Style: 5 Looks We Love

Just like how we're into the halftime show <i>and</i> the actual game itself and slowly sipping on a whiskey <i>and</i> throwing back bubbly, we're not big fans of …

Halftime Show

The Best Looks from Pre-Fall 2014

Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season.<p>Check back daily as we add the best looks from the chic in-between season. Plus, see more fall fashion here.

Women's Fashion

Low minimum wage a global worry, not just in U.S.

Last week 3.5 million Bangladeshi garment workers got their minimum pay raised to $67 a month, an 80 percent increase. It was one of the Bangladeshi government's responses to April's collapse of the Rana Plaza factory building that killed 1,100 mostly female garment workers, prompting an …

Energy firms and government must 'work together'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/politics/1035000/1035039_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524879433_feaf1564dfa53ff2ea21190ee9a436eb<p><b>Two of the biggest energy companies have spoken out against attacks by politicians amid a backlash over rising prices.</b><p>The head of EDF Energy, …