As US coal use drops to 1979 levels, EPA may ease rules on new coal plants

Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg via Getty Images) The Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears poised to roll back Obama-era rules that effectively prevented new coal plants from opening in the US. The rules required new coal plants to emit no more […]

Cruise WARNING: Passengers could be set to travel by BUS as water levels drop

Cruises in Europe are set to be hit this Christmas as water levels drop so low boats cannot travel by river. The Danube and Rhine have been struck by record low water levels following a hot summer and dry autumn. The rivers are hugely popular with cruise passengers on holiday in Germany, Austria and Hungary. […]

Record-breaking fires have reached ‘catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

ROB GRIFFITH/AFP/Getty Images Australia’s northeastern region of Queensland is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires.  For the first time in history, fire danger in Queensland has been rated “catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. “We have never, ever, in this state, been in this situation before,” Queensland Fire and Emergency […]

Best supplements for diabetes: Six natural remedies to manage blood sugar levels

BEST supplements for diabetes: A healthy diet and keeping active are the best way to manage your blood sugar level when you have the condition. If you have type 2 diabetes, and this is being managed by diet and lifestyle alone, supplements can help to improve your glucose control.

Pound to euro exchange rate: UK currency far from ‘best levels’ – sterling suffers

The pound to euro exchange rate has been fluctuating thanks to Brexit news. Just two weeks ago the currency was at a six month high against the euro and the dollar.  However, the currency soon start to slip. According to experts the pound is now far from these highs. However, it is not all bad […]

Type 2 diabetes: This weight loss diet can help reduce blood sugar levels

TYPE 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition, but improving your diet and losing excess weight can help control blood glucose and prevent complications from occurring. According to one nutritionist, there is one particular type of weight loss diet that can diminish the effects of diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: This sign in your gums could indicate poor blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t respond to insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that controls the amount of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The condition is often caused by a person being overweight or obese, but many people won’t realise they have it because symptoms don’t tend to make you […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling soars to hit highest levels since July

The pound has maintained the high levels it struck on Friday through the weekend and into today. The high rate is the best it’s been since July and there could be more growth to come, said experts. The pound is currently trading at €1.139 against the euro, according to Bloomberg. Laura Parsons, currency analyst at […]

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The five best cheeses to boost your B12 levels

Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when a lack of the vitamin causes the body to produce abnormally large red blood cells which can’t function properly. The body doesn’t produce vitamin B12, so we have to get it through food or supplements. If you have a B12 deficiency and you don’t treat it, it could lead to […]