Ruth Craggs

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How DNA Scissors Can Perform Surgery Directly On Your Genes

These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.<p>Jay Johnson’s DNA was cut into pieces. Tiny molecular scissors chopped it into slices the cell couldn’t readily repair. The cell did its best at a speedy patch-up job, but the gene was left effectively useless. As the battered …

Archaeologist happens upon Roman bone fragments – at the end of his road

Mike Heyworth says discovery in trench dug in York by utilities company demonstrates 'black holes' in archaeological planning<p>Mike Heyworth, president of the Council for British Archaeology, was trudging home after a long, hot day in the office when he was startled to find fragments of Roman bone …

The Bodies in the Bogs: An Eerie Gift From the Iron Age

There are cold cases and there are cold cases, but it’s hard to beat the one that came to light on May 6, 1950, in Silkeborg, Denmark. The local …

Archaeology

Gran Canaria - the perfect winter getaway

The Sheraton Salobre Golf & Spa Resort.<p><b>Gran Canaria</b> is one of the largest islands in the Canary Islands archipelago, part of the Kingdom of Spain, in …

June

28th June 2014<p>Today on Facebook we posted the following photo and asked what the PRGC team should do on this fine Saturday. The options were grabbing …

Expert guide to Amsterdam

Essential contacts<p><b>British Embassy</b> (00 31 70 427 0427), Lange Voorhout 10, 2514 ED, The Hague<p><b>British Consulate-General</b> (0031 20 676 4343), Koningslaan 44, 1075 AE, Amsterdam<p><b>Emergency services:</b> dial 112. For non-emergency police matters dial 0900 8844<p><b>Tourist office and information:</b> the Tourist Office …

Telegraph Travel Awards 2013

The Telegraph Travel Awards 2015-16 give you the chance to reward those operators, people and places that continue to surpass your expectations. These awards have long been the most trusted in the industry. Why? Because they are voted for entirely by Telegraph readers, who are among the most …

Grand Tours

food | recovery | peckham

God I needed this.<p>The last time I departed England's shores it was in a different, more heroic age of travel, before Google Maps, before Kindle, …

Crap pubs: 10 things that bad boozers get wrong

Camra is busy reminding us how pivotal good pubs are in our lives. But what about all the bad pubs? From filthy toilets to the wrong glasses, here are 10 pub pet hates. What are yours?<p>Throughout October, Camra is running Pubs in our Lives. This brief campaign is an attempt to remind people, …

British Gas Hikes Prices Up By More Than 10%, Adding £120 To Annual Bills

British Gas will add over £120 to annual fuel bills in a 9.2% hike from November 23, as it increase electricity and gas prices by 10.4% and 8.4% …

English 'too nervous' to celebrate St George's Day

The think tank British Future believes the English are "too nervous" to celebrate St George's Day, after a poll found they were more likely to be able to correctly name the date of the US Independence Day and St Patrick’s Day than they are their own national saint’s day<p>The English are more likely …

'Go Home' vans could be introduced across Britain, says immigration minister

Controversial vans telling illegal migrants to leave country or face arrest could appear in more British cities, reveals Mark Harper<p>‘Go Home’ vans could be introduced across Britain, the Immigration Minister has said.<p>The controversial vans, which carry posters telling illegal migrants to leave the …

Vince Cable

After the racist van, the racist text

The Home Office's increasingly tough anti-immigration campaigns do not seem to have been held back by the response to the so-called 'racist vans', …

Opinion

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How English are you? Take the test

Is the English sense of patriotism fading? According to a poll, English people are more likely to know the date of St Patrick's Day than St George's. Find out how English you are by taking our test<p>English people are more likely to be able to name the date of the US Independence Day and St Patrick's …

Nick Clegg Slaps Down Tory Minister Over 'Go Home' Immigration Vans

Nick Clegg has slapped down Conservative Mark Harper, after the immigration minister suggested the Home Office's controversial 'go home' anti-illegal …

Jumpers: the David Cameron policy that you can wear

Can’t afford to heat your home? Simply wear a jumper as David Cameron’s official spokesman suggests! This £21 jumper is available online and <b>83% less</b> …

Nick Clegg Says 'Tea Party Tories' Could Drive UK To 'Economic Suicide'

Nick Clegg has warned that the UK could be driven by Tory "ideological extremists" into a government shutdown like that experienced in America this …

Ukip Risks 'Morphing' Into Tories Under Nigel Farage, Warns Godfrey Bloom

Ukip is losing its "radical" edge under Nigel Farage's leadership and risks "morphing" into the same as the big three parties, former Ukip MEP …