French road operator VINCI Autoroutes says it has become the latest victim of the nationwide Yellow Vest protests. It claims weeks of rallies and attacks on highways and facilities resulted in tens of millions of euros in damages. The company reported on Sunday that the wave of demonstrations had affected some 250 of its sites […]
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling tired, excessive sweating and having a general feeling of weakness. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and may need to add more vitamin D foods or supplements to your diet, if you’ve put on weight. How much weight gain could be a sign of a […]
Last weekend’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing was an explosive one as the series trialled its first Lindyhopathon in a bid to give the remaining contestants a chance to win extra points. Chaos ensued on the BBC show as things started to go wrong with the carefully planned set up for the dance extravaganza. And […]
Enlarge / London’s Millennium Bridge had issues with excessive shaking and swaying when it first opened in June 2000. (credit: Alberto Pezzali/NurPhoto/Getty Images) When London’s Millennium Bridge first opened in June 2000, the city was alarmed to discover that the motion of crowds of pedestrians crossing it gave rise to significant shaking and swaying. Londoners […]
ARTHRITIS is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation of the joints. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, but there is another type of the condition which could be caused by this bowel problem.
A measles outbreak in Europe this summer is due to a lack of immunization, according to the World Health Organization. Researchers say that Russian trolls posting misinformation on vaccines are part of the problem.
Sean Gallup/Getty Images The New Yorker announced that Steve Bannon, who embraces the label of “racist,” would headline its 19th annual The New Yorker Festival. New Yorker staff members, journalists, and prominent celebrities quickly attacked the decision on Twitter. Within hours, several top celebrities had announced they would not attend the festival. The New Yorker […]
Scientists say ‘sonic attacks’ on US embassies may have been caused by Cold-War era microwave weapons
Scientists say microwave signals may have caused brain injuries to 33 US officials and their family members at embassies in Cuba and China. The saga began in 2016 when 24 US diplomats and their family members fell ill after being exposed to what US officials claim was some form of “sonic attack.” Since then, more […]
Asthma is a common lung condition which causes breathing difficulties. The main symptoms are wheezing, breathlessness, tightness around the chest and coughing. Many people first develop asthma when they are children, but it is possible to also develop it as an adult. According to Asthma UK, one in 10 cases of asthma in adults is […]
ASTHMA doesn’t always begin in childhood, but can also be developed later in life when you are an adult. If you develop asthma as an adult, it could actually be a result of where you work. This is known as occupational asthma.