Enlarge / I don’t feel so good. (credit: Getty | Christopher Furlong) Puppies given a startling amount of antibiotics have spurred a multi-state outbreak of diarrhea-causing bacterial infections that are extensively drug resistant, federal and state health officials report this week. The finding, published in the September 21 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by the […]
Emergency room visits related to cannabis overdoses have more than doubled in Alberta and almost tripled in Ontario over the past three years as health experts decry the lack of proper product labelling and messaging about the responsible use of cannabis products.
Ricciardo shocked the F1 world when he announced he was joining Renault at the end of the season. The Australian was tipped to move to Mercedes or Ferrari earlier in the year but he has instead opted to drive alongside Nico Hulkenberg. Horner was disappointed with Ricciardo’s decision and initially thought the phone call was […]
A week of rioting and violence across Northern Ireland culminated in explosive devices being thrown at the Belfast homes of prominent Sinn Fein activists, including the party’s former leader Gerry Adams. The home of the republican Bobby Storey, who previously served as the party’s chairman in Northern Ireland, was also targeted. Read more The Police […]
DECADES of advice to eat carbohydrates is responsible for Britain’s obesity crisis, it was claimed last night.
A trio of leading medics said guidelines that made bread, pasta and potatoes the base of the nation’s diet have had disastrous consequences for millions and created a time bomb for the NHS. They have called for an urgent review of dietary advice which was drawn up 35 years ago. Cardiologist Dr Aseem Malhotra, the […]
Nigeria’s top statistician tweeted the country’s latest inflation data an hour early — and blamed a non-existent time difference between Nigeria and London
Nigeria’s top statistician tweeted the country’s latest inflation data one hour early. He blamed the fact that his watch was on “London time” — despite London and Nigeria being in the same time zone. The country’s inflation rate fell to 13.34% from 14.33% in March. The head of Nigeria’s statistical authority made an embarrassing blunder […]
UK tourism hit a record high in 2018 and is looking to continue into 2018. Over 39.9 million visits were made to the UK, and this number is expected to exceed 40 million this year. Yet the capital city is seeing fewer visitors, as London tourism reports a decline in tourists visiting the major attractions. […]
GETTY Rescue workers pictured in a snowstorm at the wreckage of the plane carrying the Busy Babes As the aircraft powered down the Munich runway James Thain’s eyes were fixed firmly on the instruments panel, oblivious to the flurries of snow outside. Behind him tensions were running high in the passenger cabin because of the […]
North Korea announced that it had “no choice” but to cancel a scheduled joint cultural performance with South Korea. North Korea’s statement cited what it called South Korea’s “insulting” media coverage of its participation in the Winter Olympics for the cancellation. The cultural performance would have included Korean pop and traditional music, including a performance […]