Mother"s anguish after police admit they kept her dead son"s brain in storage for 13 years

Mother's anguish after police admit they kept her dead son's brain in storage for 13 years Rhys Cheevers' brain was held at Southampton General Hospital after he died just two days oldHis mother Hannah says two police officers knocked on her door 'totally out of the blue' with the news By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:01 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:51 GMT, 23 February 2013 A mother has told of her agony when she discovered police kept her baby’s brain for 13 years.

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war More than 26,000 people are estimated to have been killed in Syria since the uprising against President Bashar Assad”s regime began last March Opposition activists say government forces have launched offensives across the country to gain rebel-controlled areasAssad”s regime and rebels trying to oust it have been battling for weeks over the commercial hub of Aleppo, Syria”s largest city Number of people fleeing from Syria has risen to more than 235,000

The breathtaking new images of the violence of a solar flare – and the aurora it created on earth

The breathtaking new images that reveal the violence of a solar flare – and the beautiful aurora it created on earth Radiation from the eruption set to hit earth within hours, creating a “moderate geomagnetic storm” Incredible phenomenon could give new insight into how solar eruptions affect electricity supplied on earth . Nasa today released stunning video showing a 500,000 mile long “solar whip” on the surface of the sun – and the beautiful aurora it created on earth.

Colon cancer breakthrough that beats tumours without an operation

I was told I had colon cancer at 28 and would need a colostomy bag – but breakthrough beat the tumour WITHOUT an operation 18%: The increase in your risk of bowel cancer if you eat less than 10g fibre a day To be told you have cancer at the age of 28 is surely one of the most frightening and earth-shattering pieces of news you can receive.