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Childhood vaccines may go into one jab

Childhood vaccines may go into one jab

By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News website 15 September 2017 From the section Health Image copyright Getty Images A technology that could eventually see every childhood vaccine delivered in a single injection has been developed by US researchers....

Burning fuel sprayed into crowd at drag race

Twelve people have been injured after fuel from a competition car ignited and burned spectators at an Australian motor event. The accident took place when fuel from a car doing burnouts caught fire and sprayed into the crowd. Footage from the event shows people...
Texas flooding to force 30,000 into shelters

Texas flooding to force 30,000 into shelters

Emergency agencies say more flooding is expected to force up to 30,000 people in Texas into shelters. Tropical storm Harvey is set to dump more rain on Houston on Monday, with forecasters warning the flooding will peak on Wednesday and Thursday. To make matters worse,...

Dozens die after 'smuggler pushes them into sea'

Twenty-nine people are reported to have died after they were pushed into the sea off Yemen by a people smuggler. More than 120 of the Somali and Ethiopian migrants were deliberately shoved into the water by a smuggler worried about being arrested, according to the...

Teens killed as plane crashes into summer camp

A plane crash at a summer camp in Switzerland has killed two teenagers and the pilot. A third teenager has been seriously injured in the accident, which took place during a ride organised at the Aero-Club of Switzerland in the eastern area of Graubunden. The two...
Kidnap scam dupes dozens into paying ransoms

Kidnap scam dupes dozens into paying ransoms

Police in Los Angeles say they are tackling a rise in “virtual kidnappings”, where people are terrorised into giving money to con artists. The victims are called by someone who falsely claims to be holding a loved one hostage, and they are told to pay...
Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria

Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria

Gif and image written into the DNA of bacteria By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website 13 July 2017 From the section Science & Environment Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMovie encoded into the DNA of bacteria An image and short...
PM warned against rushing into US trade deal

PM warned against rushing into US trade deal

Theresa May has been warned not to rush into Donald Trump’s “bear hug” and try to negotiate a free trade deal with the US too quickly. Paul Drechsler, president of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), told Sky News’ Sophy Ridge on...
Bear raids fridge after breaking into home

Bear raids fridge after breaking into home

A bear has been captured on video after breaking into a house in Colorado, raiding the fridge and trashing the kitchen. The animal spent six hours inside the home of Chris O’Dubhraic, in Colorado Springs, as he slept upstairs unaware of what was happening below....
Car splash: Motorist drives into swimming pool

Car splash: Motorist drives into swimming pool

A motorist plunged into a swimming pool in Colorado after a series of collisions. The 73-year old driver was heading away from the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs when she accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake. She hit a car, which...
NASA to shoot asteroid into new flight path

NASA to shoot asteroid into new flight path

NASA is preparing its first ever mission to deflect an asteroid, a move the space agency hopes will provide lessons for how Earth can be protected from a potentially planet-destroying impact. The spacecraft for the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is now moving...
Trump travel ban comes into effect

Trump travel ban comes into effect

Trump travel ban comes into effect 30 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Travel ban protests took place in New York as the ban took effect People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US...
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