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Letter: Leave babies up to nature


Come back Frankenstein all is forgiven. Scientists say they are close to “manufacturing” a baby in a dish from stem cells taken from the skin of two males. Why?


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Chinese revolution at Thomas Cook

A Chinese company has bought a stake in Thomas Cook

Chinese conglomerate Fosun is buying a 5% stake in Thomas Cook for £91.8 million as part of a deal which the travel operator hopes will help it cash in on China's £85 billion tourist market.

Chinese stake lifts Thomas Cook

The FTSE 100 Index started lower after improving by more than 40 points in the previous session

Thomas Cook shares jumped by more than 14% today after the holiday operator unveiled a partnership with the Chinese owner of Club Med.