Health risks ignored by PHE

A leading medical expert accused public Health England of ignoring increasing evidence on the harmful effect of e-cigarettes. Prof Martin McKee of London School of Hygiene and tropical medicine, said the UK was out of step with other parts of the world when it come to messages about vaping. He said PHE seems to doing…

US 5G ban fails to dent Huawei revenue

The Shenzhen-based Huawei’s first quarter revenue rose 39 per cent from the previous year to Rmb179.7bn (£21bn), suggesting US efforts to persuade countries to ban the Chinese group’s telecoms equipment from their 5G networks have not tempered growth. Although Australia and Canada have joined US in blocking Huawei kit several European countries have effectively rowed…

Colombo blasts death toll rises to 310

The Colombo eight blasts death toll targeting mostly churches and hotels on Sunday has risen to 310 according to a police spokesman. 40 suspects have been arrested. Late yesterday the authorities said they had found and defused an improvised explosive device near the departure lounge at Colombo’s Bandaranaike International airport.The violence began to unfold yesterday…

Queen attends Easter service on her 93rd birthday

Duke and Duchess of Sussex lead birthday messages to the Queen as she turns 93. In a Instagram post Meghan and Harry said “Happy Birthday Your Majesty, Granny. Wishing you the most wonderful day! Harry & Meghan”. Kate and William tweeted “Wishing a very happy 93rd Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! #Happy Birthday Your…

207 killed after 8 explosion in Sri Lanka churches and hotels

207 people were killed and over 400 injured in eight near simultaneous and coordinated explosions that rocked three churches and three five-star luxury hotels frequented by tourists in Sri Colombo, Lanka. A fresh seventh blast hit a hotel in Sri Lankan capital’s southern suburb near the Colombo Zoo on Easter Sunday. The blasts happened  as Christians…

Weed culture

In England and Wales, 30 per cent, around 10 million adults, 16 to 64 have tried the drug at least once, according to the annual crime survey. Cannabis is classified as a Class B or middle risk substance, as around the world or “420” – Cannabis users will be lighting up to celebrate “weed culture”…

Crash of the Hyper modern dream machine

Concorde had completed 25 years of successful flights whisking wealthy passengers from rock stars to diplomats to corporate titans  – between continents flying twice the speed of sound. This is a tale of Concorde crash, the investigation into its causes and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future. Charles Lindbergh in his Spirit…

House prices drop

Slow down in the residential property market spreads beyond London as annual house price growth in the UK is at its weakest level in almost seven years. House prices in the South-East of England  fell for the first time since 2011 in February  on year earlier, according the Office of National Statistics as London prices…

3rd planet discovered in two-solar system

Astronomers from the San Diego University has discovered a third planet in a two-star system  named Kepler -47  which is seven times the size of the Earth and the largest in its system. The team  used NASA’s Kepler space telescope to find the Neptune-to-Saturn -size planet orbiting between two previously known planets. Kepler-47 is 3,…