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UK beaches top charts with excellent water quality

UK beaches top charts with excellent water quality

The Good Beach Guide, compiled by the Marine Conservation Society (MSC), has rated 73 per cent of the UK beaches with highest water quality. MSC tested 734 UK beaches and rated 538 amongst them with top standards, that is 135 more than the [read more]

Liverpool marks 25th anniversary of Hillsborough victims

Liverpool marks 25th anniversary of Hillsborough victims

The city of Liverpool paid its tribute to the 96 football fans who died in Hillsborough tragedy 25 years ago at the Liverpool FC’s home ground in Anfield today. A special service was held at Anfield in memory of the 96 fans who lost [read more]

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]

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]

Russia risks becoming pariah state say foreign policy experts

Russia risks becoming pariah state say foreign policy experts

One of the world’s leading experts on Russian foreign policy has said that Russia risks global isolation over its annexation of Crimea. Stating his views, Dr Pete Duncan, a professor of Russian politics and foreign policy at University [read more]

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