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.

Parents" fury as new 4m school opens – without a pedestrian footpath

Families forced to trudge through Somme-like conditions after council builds 4m state-of-the-art school but doesn't bother with a footpathWheels of prams get stuck on walk to Chaddesley Corbett primary schoolWorcestershire school only opened its doors for the first time on Monday | UPDATED: 11:57 GMT, 28 November 2012 For many children the daily trudge to school is bad enough, but spare a thought for these youngsters and their parents as they make their way to lessons. Pupils at the newly-opened 4million Chaddesley Corbett primary school in Worcestershire have to wade their way through a mud-bath because no pedestrian footpath was built. Comparing it to the scene at the end of a rainy festival, parents have reacted angrily to the lack of a proper access route to the school