Thai king strips consort of titles for disloyalty

Image copyright EPA Image caption Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, pictured here piloting a fighter jet, was appointed the king's royal consort in July Thailand's King Vajiralongkorn has stripped his royal consort of her rank and titles over…

William worried about Harry after interview

Image copyright AFP The Duke of Cambridge is "worried" about his brother after a TV documentary, a Kensington Palace source has told the BBC. Prince William is said to be hoping the Duke and Duchess…

Drugs firms reach $260m US opioid settlement

Image copyright Getty Images Four drugs companies have reached a $260m (£200m) deal with two Ohio counties over their role in fuelling the US opioid crisis. The agreement averts a trial that had been scheduled…

MPs vote on Brexit deal ruled out by…

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBercow: The motion will not be debated todayThe Commons Speaker has refused a government request to hold a "yes" or "no" vote on its Brexit deal. John…

DNA tool could correct 89% of genetic defects

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Prime editing allows precise changes to be made to DNA. A new way of editing the code of life could correct 89% of the errors in DNA that cause…