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  • Randox forensics inquiry: Forty drug-driving offences quashed

    His conviction was overturned in February in light of the Randox investigation. "It was devastating to me," he said. "I needed to travel to sites as part of my job as a scaffolder as we worked across the country, so as a result of me being banned I ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Leicester City crash helicopter rotor controls failed

    The failure of the system led to the pitch of the tail rotor blades being changed "until they reached the physical limit of their travel". The report stated: "The initiating cause and exact sequence of the failure that resulted in the loss of tail ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Air travel for disabled passengers 'on the up'

    Air travel could become smoother and less fraught for disabled passengers if a new charter for airlines and airports is adopted, say ministers. Disabled flyers have long complained of lost or damaged wheelchairs, struggles with access on planes and in ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • A sneak peek at Beijing's new airport

    Beijing, China (CNN) — China is poised to overtake the United States as the world's biggest air travel market by 2022 -- and it's little wonder the country's airport construction craze shows no signs of abating. The government has plans to build or ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Southwest Airlines flight rolls off runway at California airport

    Southwest Airilnes tweeted that they have resumed operations to and from Burbank, Calif., after a plane flying into Bob Hope Airport from Oakland rolled off the runway during landing Thursday morning. It was raining heavily in the area at the time. Whoops!

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Aer Lingus passenger gets $300 phone bill after not using airplane mode

    The unnamed passenger told The Irish Times that he left his phone on in the overhead compartment while traveling to the U.S. and ended up with almost $300 in charges from his provider AT&T - the bill for which he only received weeks later. AT&T said ...

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago
  • En tan solo 4 días reparan autopista deshecha tras sismo en Alaska

    Luego del sismo magnitud 7 que se registró en Alaska el viernes 30 de noviembre, se viralizaron imágenes de una autopista ubicada en la ciudad de Anchorage que funcionaba como camino para el aeropuerto internacional local, en donde se aprecia el ...

    El universal 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Facebook defends Mark Zuckerberg's exposed emails

    "These kind of restrictions are common across the tech industry with different platforms having their own variant including YouTube, Twitter, Snap and Apple." But it added that it now believes the policy is "out-of-date" so is removing it. Too late for ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Google trainee puts up dummy advert by mistake

    A Google training exercise that went wrong meant a dummy advert was placed on a "huge number" of webpages and apps, the Financial Times has reported. The mistake meant a blank yellow rectangle was active on the sites and apps for about 45 minutes ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Why the arrest of Huawei's CFO matters

    Why the arrest of Huawei's CFO matters. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been arrested in Canada. She faces extradition to the United States. Source: CNN ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Facebook, other tech giants should stop suppressing speech

    Facebook and the other tech titans are taking some tumbles. Axios reported Thursday that Facebook's latest challenge comes from European governments examining its business practices to possibly take action against what regulators there consider ...

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Amazon robot sprays 54 workers with bear repellent

    A total of 54 Amazon workers in New Jersey suffered the effects of being exposed to bear repellent spray yesterday while at work in one of Amazon's warehouses. Thirty of the workers were treated at the scene, 24 needed to go to hospital, and one ...

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Mexicana desarrolla dispositivo que detecta infecciones sexuales en minutos

    Originaria de Orizaba, Veracruz, Ishtar, quien es una de los 35 jóvenes seleccionados para ser galardonados por MIT Technology Review, mencionó que busca con este dispositivo ofrecer a la población la posibilidad de una prueba rápida para detectar las ...

    El universal 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Xanax: Treatment for addiction rises sharply in children

    The number of children being treated for addiction to tranquilisers has doubled in a year, to more than 300, according to Public Health England. The drug Xanax, and copies of it, accounted for the sharpest rise - from eight children receiving treatment ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • One in three children 'not active enough', finds sport survey

    Guidelines from the chief medical officer say that children and young people should take part in sport and physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day. This should be made up of 30 minutes activity during the school day and 30 minutes outside ...

    BBC 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Body fat levels linked to breast cancer risk in post-menopausal women

    The women were part of the Women's Health Initiative and had their body composition measured at the beginning of that program, Dannenberg said. Of those women, 146 developed ER-positive breast cancer, and the researchers looked for a relationship ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Here's how the Apple Watch's heart monitor works

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    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Infant ibuprofen sold at CVS, Walmart and Family Dollar recalled

    (CNN) A recall has been issued for infant ibuprofen sold by CVS, Family Dollar and Walmart, Tris Pharma said this week. The three recalled lots of Concentrated Oral Suspension, USP (NSAID) 50 mg per 1.25 mL may have concentrations of ibuprofen that are ...

    CNN 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Haiti boy gets 'miracle' treatment for tumor with help of Christian missionary, Jewish doctor, Muslim family

    In the cafeteria, Stuart bumped into a tall man who was part of a medical humanitarian group, Medical Aid to Haiti, who explained they had an oral surgeon on their trip this year. “We have a boy that needs a miracle!” Stuart told him and the man ...

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago
  • Chemicals found in makeup, soap, other personal care products may speed up puberty in girls, study says

    By the end, “researchers in the School of Public Health found that daughters of mothers who had higher levels of diethyl phthalate and triclosan in their bodies during pregnancy experienced puberty at younger ages," they concluded. The same was not ...

    Fox News 1 week, 2 days ago