Scientists have discovered a new gene that could save lives and prevent disability from a stroke.
People with a mutant form of the ABO gene (which determines blood groups), are more likely to have certain types of stroke, they said.
Researchers identified differences within the gene, linked to blood clotting, one of the main causes of a stroke.
More top news
An elephant calf had to be rescued in Sri Lanka after becoming trapped in a drain.
According to local reports, the repairman had failed to disconnect the power to the escalator before getting to work.
Millwall fans who caused problems at the match against Barnsley could face lifetime bans, the club said.