"If God kills, lies, cheats, discriminates, and otherwise behaves in a manner that puts the Mafia to shame, that's Okay, he's God. He can do whatever he wants. Anyone who adheres to this philosophy has had his sense of morality, decency, justice and humaneness warped beyond recognition by the very book that is supposedly preaching the opposite."
- Giant python gets a health check Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:35:05 GMT
- Zoo team gives an enormous reticulated python its annual check-up, including using ultrasound to scan its heart.
- Three person IVF plans 'progress' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:35:39 GMT
- A public review into the three person IVF technique has been broadly supportive, says the Department of Health.
- Human body parts dumped in Tanzania Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:09:27 GMT
- Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute are arrested after 85 bags containing human body parts are found in the city of Dar es Salaam.
- Glasgow Games to be 'biggest and best' Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:34 GMT
- Athletes from 71 nations will compete in the Commonwealth Games, which get under way with the opening ceremony on Wednesday.
- Real Madrid seal £71m Rodriguez deal Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:53:25 GMT
- Real Madrid sign World Cup Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez from Monaco for a fee that could rise to £71m.
- The 90-year-old sex guru Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:07:45 GMT
- Never mind the Kama Sutra, here is Dr Mahinder Watsa, India's foremost champion of sex education and an agony uncle with a cult following.
- The children left behind in hot cars Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:23:36 GMT
- Every few days in the US, there are reports of young children dying from heatstroke after being left in parked cars. Why so often?
- Nigerian leader vows to free girls Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:55:19 GMT
- Nigeria's president tells parents of the girls abducted by militant Islamists that the government is doing everything to secure their release.
- India MPs 'force-feed' Muslim worker Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:34:32 GMT
- There is uproar in India's parliament after reports that some Hindu MPs tried to forcibly feed a Muslim man who is fasting for Ramadan.
- Man City U21s walk off in racism row Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:29:20 GMT
- Manchester City Under-21s walk off in a pre-season friendly in Croatia after an alleged incident of racial abuse.
- Non-stop Argentina debt talks demand Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:23:44 GMT
- A US judge orders Argentina and its creditors to meet "continuously" to avoid the nation defaulting on its debts later this month.
- Iraq monastery 'seized by militants' Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:25:38 GMT
- Islamist militants who control the Iraqi city of Mosul are reported to have seized a nearby ancient monastery and ordered the monks to leave.
- US courts conflict on Obamacare law Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:04:04 GMT
- Two US appeals courts give conflicting rulings regarding a federal regulation implementing key subsidies of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
- UK licensing arms exports to Russia Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:41:06 GMT
- Licences to export arms worth millions of pounds to Russia remain in place despite fears Moscow is arming rebels in Ukraine, MPs have said.
- MH17 black boxes arrive in Britain Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:51:05 GMT
- The black box flight recorders from downed flight MH17 arrive in the UK for analysis by air accident investigators.