Expensive tests claiming to trace person"s ancestry "as dubious as astrology", warn scientists

Expensive tests claiming to trace person's ancestry are as dubious as astrology, warn scientists By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 01:50 GMT, 7 March 2013 | UPDATED: 03:04 GMT, 7 March 2013 Rubbished: Tests that claim to trace a person's ancestry from a DNA sample are no more than 'genetic astrology', scientists have said. Comedian Eddie Izzard has made a TV programme about tracing his family back Expensive tests that claim to trace a person’s ancestry from a DNA sample are no more than ‘genetic astrology’, scientists said last night.

Secret code letter by Napoleon boasting forces would blow up Moscow"s Kremlin sold at auction for 152,000

Secret code letter by Napoleon boasting forces would blow up Moscow's Kremlin sold at auction for 152,000 1812 letter show history's famed general at one of his weakest moments | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 3 December 2012 A secret code letter sent by French emperor Napoleon boasting that his forces would blow up Moscow's Kremlin has sold at auction today for almost 152,000.