Cambridge scientists film embryo implantation for the first time
Cambridge University biologists have cracked the so-called 'black box' of embryonic development, a mystery which has long puzzled scientists. The researchers have found a way to record the earliest stages of an embryo's growth and have filmed for the first time ever, the moment of implantation, opening new possibilities for improved methods of IVF treatment and regenerative medicine. Jim Drury has more.
Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial on Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he fatally shot.
Adventurer Bear Grylls, TV presenter Helen Skelton and former England rugby world cup winner Ben Kay were among the celebrities to abseil down the BT Tower to raise money for Sport Relief and the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund.
European Union governments and parliamentarians will try to reach a compromise this week on how to wind down failing banks and who picks up the bill. As Joanna Partridge reports the need for a deal is becoming increasingly urgent.