Spring took its sweet time this year with temperatures being well below average during much of March and April, but finally there are signs that warmer weather is coming to the UK as the bulbs first planted in Autumn have started to come into bloom.
For far too long now I have suffered with depression; it wasn’t until recently that I have started to find the strength to overcome it. For years depression had ruled my life and I finally decided that I was not going to let it control me any more.
The Guardian newspaper is inviting would-be journalists to contribute to its new citizen journalism site. Citizen journalists will have the opportunity to add photos, stories and videos to the new site, which is called Guardian Witness.
On March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush sat at the desk in the Oval Office to address the nation. During the address it was announced that a military operation would begin with the aim of disarming Iraq and of making the country a better place.
Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and it is often treated with laser therapy, but researchers say that stem cells could be used as a possible treatment for diabetic retinopathy.
In 2003 the invasion of Iraq began. Before the war it was argued that Iraq was a danger to its neighbours and the rest of the world; the poor treatment of its people by the Hussein regime was also highlighted as another justification for going to war.
For years the existence of the African forest elephant has been under threat and now an alarming new report shows just how endangered they are. The report says that the elephants face the threat of extinction and possibly within a decade.
A team of researchers have discovered what they describe as a “treasure trove” of new sea species in the Pacific Ocean during an expedition in Papua New Guinea. Among the discoveries were a new species of sea slug and amphipods.
A new study has highlighted the unsustainability of shark fisheries and says that the world’s shark population is declining with as many as 100 million sharks lost every year, according to the new research.
Omega-3 oils are known to be beneficial when it comes to joint and cardiovascular health, and now scientists from the University of Manchester say that the oil could also play a role in helping to prevent skin cancer.
There is a little heard of neurological disease that blights the lives of many people. Despite the fact that 2.6 million people have the disease, it does not get the publicity it should. The disease is called Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT).
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100 activists joined the Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages and other campaign groups in New York on Friday to hold a candle light vigil for Charlie, a Percheron draft horse who collapsed and died last weekend.
In March 2011, an uprising began in Syria, a movement that the government has tried to quell. The United Nations has called on Syrian authorities to "respect human rights" and said that all killings should be investigated.