• Black Country and Staffordshire feel tremors of 4.4 magnitude Welsh quake
Black Country and Staffordshire feel tremors of 4.4 magnitude Welsh quake

The British Geological Survey confirmed that an natural disaster of a 4. 4 magnitude struck earlier today with the epicentre about 20km north of the Welsh city of Swansea. Mountain Ash Golf Club reported a trophy was dislodged from its cabinet. "The ground moved quite alarmingly and, at first, it was not clear exactly what it was and inquiries w...

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  • Oxfam chief vows to root out wrongdoing at charity
Oxfam chief vows to root out wrongdoing at charity

Ms Mordaunt said: 'We will not work with any organisation that does not live up to the high standards on safeguarding and protection that we require. "Oxfam will be a standard bearer of safety and dignity for all who interact with us", she said on twitter.

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  • EPL: Liverpool spank Saints, climb up to third
EPL: Liverpool spank Saints, climb up to third

The clash against Southampton ended 2-0 and Liverpool moved up into the Premier League top three. Klopp's side could have added further gloss to the scoreline as they missed a couple more opportunities, but Southampton never looked like fighting back and Liverpool successfully capitalised on United's 1-0 defeat at Newcastle United earlie...

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  • Trudeau sides with Alberta in pipeline dust-up with BC
Trudeau sides with Alberta in pipeline dust-up with BC

Trudeau's town hall in Edmonton last night had only one question about pipelines and that was largely focused on why the prime minister has yet to approve more of them, rather than why he hasn't stopped further expansions. "This kind of uncertainty is bad for investment and bad for working people". "One of the things to remember is we have a fed...

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  • North Korea Has Earned $200M by Violating Sanctions, UN Report Alleges
North Korea Has Earned $200M by Violating Sanctions, UN Report Alleges

The report, submitted to a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee, revealed that North Korea had exported coals to ports "including in Russia, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Vietnam", using forged paperwork that showed Russia and China-as well as other countries-as the origin of coal, instead of Pyongyang.

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  • Bandh over Mahadayi halts Bengaluru, parts of Karnataka
Bandh over Mahadayi halts Bengaluru, parts of Karnataka

Private schools, some shops and government offices will likely remain shut. "We have deployed about 15,000 police personnel across the city, especially in vital areas where sensitive installations are present for safety and security of the people", asserted Kumar.

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  • EC disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs over office of profit
EC disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs over office of profit

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who expressed support for AAP, also criticised the Election Commission saying a constitutional body can not be used for political vendetta. The disqualification will not put Kejriwal's government in jeopardy because of its huge majority in the Delhi Assembly. The legislators then went to the Election Co...

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  • Angelique Kerber Is Learning How to Win Again
Angelique Kerber Is Learning How to Win Again

Maria Sharapova , the 2008 Australian Open victor, hurried through the first set on Rod Laver Arena in 23 minutes before beating No. 14-seeded Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 7-6 (4). My ankle is, I don't know how it is because I don't feel it anymore, but it was nice to be on court. "Angie is already one step ahead of everybody else because nobody...

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  • Children's Health-Care Myths
Children's Health-Care Myths

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., on Thursday announced that he is co-sponsoring a Senate bill that would extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for five years as Congress negotiates restoring funding for the program. Funding for the program expired in September, though Congress approved a short-term spending package in December. These low-in...

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  • Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire resigns from cabinet over ill
Northern Ireland secretary James Brokenshire resigns from cabinet over ill

Karen Bradley , who represents the English constituency of Staffordshire, was formerly the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. A crucial post that needed filling was the role of First Secretary of State following the recent departure of Damian Green, a close ally of May who was forced to resign just before Christmas following a breac...

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  • Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown To Play Sherlock Holmes' Sister Enola Holmes
Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown To Play Sherlock Holmes' Sister Enola Holmes

The Victorian-set young adult books began in 2006 with The Case of the Missing Marquess and followed the 14-year-old sister of the already-famous sleuth Sherlock Holmes , 20 years older than Enola. We'll just have to wait and see if Millie Bobby Brown will solve this mystery with some Demogorgon-destroying psychic abilities alongside her newfo...

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  • Storm to bring snow, then explode as 'bomb cyclone'
Storm to bring snow, then explode as 'bomb cyclone'

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defines bombogenesis as occurring when a mid-latitude storm that experiences at least a 24 millibar drop in air pressure within a 24-hour period. Wednesday-morning driving conditions in the Charleston, South Carolina, area were becoming "rapidly risky", according to the weather service. ...

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  • The Library of US Congress no longer wants all your tweets
The Library of US Congress no longer wants all your tweets

The Library of Congress only archives websites on a selective basis, unlike the nonprofit, non-governmental organisation the Internet Archive, which has a much broader goal of archiving everything online with its Wayback Machine . "As a result of the review, the Library has determined that its initial Twitter collection will consist of a twelve-ye...

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  • World Health Organization consider recognizing
World Health Organization consider recognizing "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition

This applies whether it may be offline or online, on PC, consoles or mobile. "Can't believe they're trying to make "gaming disorder" a mental health condition LOL", he tweeted. Like with other addictive behavior, increased priority given to the behavior is also a symptom. The video game industry brings in close to 100 billion a year and there a...

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  • The flu bug has come early this season
The flu bug has come early this season

Earlier the experts said that the flu-related diseases claim around 250 to 500 thousand lives each year, but now the same experts state that the number of deaths caused by respiratory ailments is actually around 650,000. The "Flu Express" will enable people to and receive the flu vaccine while waiting in their vehicle, without having to get out,...

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  • Nigeria Stripped Of Unbeaten World Cup Qualifying Record
Nigeria Stripped Of Unbeaten World Cup Qualifying Record

Nigeria, who had already qualified for the finals, drew 1-1 but Federation Internationale de Football Association awarded the match to Algeria by a 3-0 scoreline after the Super Eagles fielded the ineligible Abdullahi Shehu who had failed to serve a one-match ban for accumulated yellow cards.

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  • Effectiveness of flu shot Is 60%
Effectiveness of flu shot Is 60%

Experts say that if you do get the flu, it will likely be less severe if you have gotten a flu shot. "Our flu season started early this year", explained the Pima County Health Department's Deputy Director, Paula Mandel. As part of a team that comes up with the vaccine for the season, I am the first to acknowledge that we don't always get the ...

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  • Chandigarh worst in India in crime against elderly: NCRB
Chandigarh worst in India in crime against elderly: NCRB

West Bengal recorded the maximum number of crimes registered with foreigners as offenders, at 520 cases, while Delhi recorded 143. Since a year ago, the total number of crimes in the country has increased by 2.6%, with Delhi reporting the highest crime rate of 974.9 under IPC crimes followed by Kerala (727.6) and Madhya Pradesh (337.9) again...

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  • New high blood pressure guidelines
New high blood pressure guidelines

It's safe to say most people would be overwhelmed with the new guidelines - 167 pages, citing 367 scientific publications, titled "2017 ACC/AHA/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/AGS/APhA/ASH/ASPC/NMA/PCNA Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults".

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  • Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers
Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers

The Mind chief executive Paul Farmer, who co-authored the Thriving At Work report said that mental health seemed to be a taboo subject in the workplace. These recommendations are based on best practice or evidence, and the authors state there is a "pressing need" for more robust evidence about what works to support improved mental health at wor...

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