Gene therapy first to halt blindness

Image copyright Fergus Walsh Image caption Janet Osborne hopes to continue gardening if her sight loss is halted A woman from Oxford has become the first person in the world to have gene therapy to…

French clerical abuse film gets go-ahead

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption By the Grace of God premiered in Berlin earlier this month A film telling the story of children allegedly abused at the hands of a Catholic priest has been…

The US cannot crush us, says Huawei boss

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRen Zhengfei described the arrest of his daughter as politically motivated. The founder of Huawei has said there is "no way the US can crush" the company,…

Cardinal defrocked over abuse allegations

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Multiple allegations against Theodore McCarrick have emerged A former Roman Catholic cardinal has been defrocked after historical sexual abuse allegations. Theodore McCarrick is the most senior Catholic figure to be…

Downfalls Hitler actor Bruno Ganz dies

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Ganz was well-known in German-language cinema and theatre Bruno Ganz, who played Hitler in the 2004 film Downfall, has died aged 77. The Swiss actor died at home in Zurich…

Appeal for calm after Nigeria poll delay

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionElectoral commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu announces the move Nigeria's president and leading opposition candidate have appealed for calm after the shock move to delay elections for a…

In pictures: India mourns Kashmir dead

Image copyright EPA Thousands of mourners have been attending funerals across India for some of the security force personnel killed by a suicide bomber in Indian-administered Kashmir on Thursday. At least 40 paramilitary police died…

Airline Flybmi ceases operations

Image copyright BMI Regional Image caption Flybmi has a fleet of Embraer jets British regional airline Flybmi has cancelled all its flights and filed for administration, the airline has announced. The company said it had…