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Public urged to protect passwords amidst Heartbleed bug worry

Public urged to protect passwords amidst Heartbleed bug worry

Experts have warned the public to change their computer and phone passwords following a potentially catastrophic online security breach. The warning stems from the discovery of an Internet bug called Heartbleed, aptly named due to its [read more]

Mass stabbing at Pennsylvania high school

Mass stabbing at Pennsylvania high school

At least 20 people have been injured after a teenager went on a stabbing spree at his high school in Pennsylvania. The attack occurred at seven in the morning before classes began at the Franklin Regional High school in Murrysville when [read more]

Culture secretary Maria Miller resigns after expenses row‏

Culture secretary Maria Miller resigns after expenses row‏

MP for Basingstoke Maria Miller has resigned from her position as culture secretary after being at the centre of a political storm regarding her fraudulent expenses claims. In a TV interview by the BBC Miller said: “I take full [read more]

Peaches Geldof: last Instagram and first reactions from the world

Peaches Geldof: last Instagram and first reactions from the world

This is Peaches Geldof last Instagram post, a picture from her childhood with her mother. Reactions from friends and the media world keep coming through Twitter. So sad to hear the news about Peaches Geldof. ☹ She was such a beautiful [read more]

India gears up for world’s biggest elections

India gears up for world’s biggest elections

India today began voting in the world’s largest election, as the ruling Congress party face the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition on the global centre stage. Prime minister Manmohan Singh, former leader of the Congress, announced his [read more]

Dawlish railway line reopens after two months

Dawlish railway line reopens after two months

The Dawlish railway line connecting Cornwall and much of Devon to the rest of the UK was reopened today after two months. Parts of the track had been destroyed during the winter storms in early February cutting off the services. Strong [read more]

Seven-a-day a new mantra to stay healthy

Seven-a-day a new mantra to stay healthy

People who eat seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day will be healthier and live longer, a recent study suggests. The current recommendation is set at five portions a day, which many people already find difficult. The study [read more]

Animal health surveillance cuts jeopardise public wellbeing

Animal health surveillance cuts jeopardise public wellbeing

Reductions to farm animal health surveillance could risk harmful diseases going undetected and jeopardise public wellbeing in Britain, the Royal College of Pathologists (RCP) have warned. RCP said that human health could be in danger as [read more]

No energy price rises before 2016 says SSE

No energy price rises before 2016 says SSE

SSE has announced it will freeze the price of domestic gas and electricity at their current levels until 2016. Conversely, many of the “big six” UK energy firms raised their tariffs at the end of 2013. SSE said it would [read more]

BMA proposes to ban cigarettes for those born in the 21st century

BMA proposes to ban cigarettes for those born in the 21st century

In a bid to eradicate smoking from Britain doctors have urged the British Medical Association (BMA) to lobby government for a total ban on sale of cigarettes to anyone born after the year 2000. Dr Tim Crocker-Buqué, a registrar from East [read more]

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