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Kabul hit by deadly car bomb

A car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing at least 10 people, say officials. Several people were also injured in the blast and the number of casualties is expected to rise. Details of the explosion, in the western area of the capital, were not immediately clear but ...

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Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

Image copyright SPL Image caption Antiretroviral drugs are currently used in HIV treatment to kill any active virus The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according to scientists meeting in Paris. The body’s normal defences struggle to clear the ...

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IMF downgrades US and UK growth

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Donald Trump’s administration now looks less likely to follow expansionary policies The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecasts for US and UK economic growth this year, following “weaker-than-expected activity” in the first three months. The IMF says it now expects the UK ...

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