The NHS will set up 11 centres to unlock the secrets of DNA and help develop tests and drugs to target cancer and rare genetic diseases.
The gunman who shot dead two New York policemen told people "watch what I'm going to do" shortly before the killings, police say.
Acclaimed actress Billie Whitelaw, who starred on stage and screen and worked in close collaboration with Samuel Beckett, dies in London.
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BBC reporter meets Indonesian tsunami survivor 10 years on
How Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett wrote a book
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Tim Burton on the art fraud that shocked America
Ally McCoist leaves his position as Rangers manager and is put on gardening leave, with Kenny McDowall taking charge.