News round up: Genetic clues discovered in development of autism

    Scientists find genetic clues to how autism can develop

    Scientists have found the first substantial evidence that autism may be caused by genetic differences that damage the connection in the brain in early childhood.

    Read more on this story in Society Guardian

    EU talks to end working time opt-out fail

    British employers breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday after attempts to abolish the UK’s right to opt out of European Union rules limiting a working week to 48 hours finally disintegrated.

    Read more on this story in The Financial Times

    Reluctant role model

    The editor of a lifestyle magazine that tries to make things ‘a bit easier’ for people with mental health problems believes it could appeal to any reader.

    Read more on this story in Society Guardian

    Family courts system accused of hiding evidence from parents

    Parents fighting in the family courts for contact with their children are being denied access to their personal files by a corrupt system, a leading parental rights campaigner has said.

    Read more on this story in The Times

    Elderly shoppers to get ‘sat nav’ gadget to find their way around supermarkets

    Satellite navigation gadgets are being developed to help pensioners find their way around supermarkets.

    Read more on this story in The Daily Telegraph


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