Pollution

Ban SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals, report urges

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

High-polluting cars are threat to public health, says New Weather Institute thinktank Advertising of sports utility vehicles, which emit more greenhouse gases than other cars...
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Many U.S. neighborhoods with the worst air 40 years ago remain the most polluted

1 day ago   |   Science News for Students

Many U.S. neighborhoods with the worst air 40 years ago remain the most polluted : Not all air is created equal. While air quality has improved across the United States in...
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Plan to curb England's most polluted spot divides residents

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Plight of Chideock village in Dorset puts problem of toxic traffic fumes under spotlight With the title of England's worst road pollution hotspot this week being placed on a...
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Using pristine Southern Ocean air to estimate pre-industrial pollution

Using pristine Southern Ocean air to estimate pre-industrial pollution

2 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Long lines called "cloud streets" forming off the edge of Antarctic sea ice. One of the lesser-known scientific complications that makes assessing human-caused...
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Labour says Boris Johnson's government must answer 'urgent' questions about its Brexit border plans, saying time is running out for businesses to prepare

Labour says Boris Johnson's government must answer 'urgent' questions about its Brexit border plans, saying time is running out for businesses to prepare

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Exclusive: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government is coming under more pressure to reveal details of its Brexit plan. The Labour Party has written to Michael Gove urging...
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Best anti-pollution masks for cycling

Best anti-pollution masks for cycling

2 days ago   |   The Mirror

Keep yourself protected from the elements and illnesses whilst you're out and about. These are the best anti-pollution masks worth investing in for your cycling trips
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Air purifier myths and facts: Can they protect against COVID-19, allergens or mold? - CNET

2 days ago   |   CNET

We asked experts about the practical value of air cleaners to address viruses, irritants and other pollutants around your house. Here's what they said.
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Targeting 12 dementia risk factors 'could delay or prevent 40% of cases'

3 days ago   |   The Independent

Excessive alcohol, a mid-life head injury and exposure to air pollution added to list of triggers
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Twitter says spear-phishing attack hooked its staff and led to celebrity account hijack

3 days ago   |   The Register

Attack came in waves that probed for staff with access to the creds crims craved Twitter has offered further explanation of the celebrity account hijack hack that saw 130...
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Expert reaction to The Lancet Commission 2020 report on dementia prevention, intervention and care

3 days ago   |   Science Media Centre

Researchers have conducted a Lancet Commission review into dementia prevention, intervention and care. Dr Vanessa Raymont, Senior Clinical Researcher and Honorary Consultant...
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Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Newslinks for Monday 3rd August 2020

Coronavirus 1) Testing machines can give result in 90 minutes “Two on-the-spot tests that can detect coronavirus and flu within 90 minutes are to be rolled out across Britain... Read more ...

Pierce Brosnan's son Paris leads tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan...

Pierce Brosnan's son Paris leads tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan Breaux after ‘tragic death aged 18'

Paris Brosnan has remembered his friend Ryan with a sweet tribute Brandon Thomas Lee and Paris Brosnan have led the tributes to Frank Ocean's brother Ryan Breaux, who has... Read more ...

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

Brit woman facing execution for fatally stabbing husband escapes death penalty

EXCLUSIVE: Samantha Jones, 54, broke down when she was told her charge of murder had been reduced to 'culpable homicide without intent' for the fatal stabbing of her husband... Read more ...

Kate Garraway reveals incredible way kids have moved in with Derek's...

Kate Garraway reveals incredible way kids have moved in with Derek's shielding parents - with help from Jeremy Kyle

Kate Garraway has revealed her children are now staying with her husband's parents, who... Read more ...

HSBC profit dives 65% as warns loan losses could hit £10bn

HSBC profit dives 65% as warns loan losses could hit £10bn

HSBC saw its pre-tax profit plummet by 65% in the first of the year as the UK's largest bank was forced to hike funds to cover bad loans due to the coronavirus. Read more ...

Coleen Nolan has heartfelt message amid sisters Linda and Anne's cancer battle

Coleen Nolan has heartfelt message amid sisters Linda and Anne's cancer battle

Loose Women star Coleen Nolan said her her sisters Linda and Anne will beat cancer as she shared a message on Twitter. Read more ...

Samantha Jones: British woman facing possible hanging goes on trial for...

Samantha Jones: British woman facing possible hanging goes on trial for husband's murder in Malaysia

A British woman accused of stabbing her husband to death in Malaysia has entered court for a murder trial that could result in her being hanged. Read more ...

Frank Lampard makes bold appeal to Premier League chiefs

Frank Lampard makes bold appeal to Premier League chiefs

Chelsea finished their domestic season on Saturday by losing to Arsenal in the FA Cup Final at Wembley. But their season is not over yet, as they play again this Saturday... Read more ...

Paper Talk: Juventus move for Man Utd defender with tempting swap offered...

Paper Talk: Juventus move for Man Utd defender with tempting swap offered; Arteta makes contact with Barcelona star

Manchester United have been offered a Juventus star in exchange for an unwanted defender, while Mikel Arteta has made personal contact to bring a Barcelona midfielder to... Read more ...

Trump backs Microsoft buyout of TikTok after threat to ban Chinese video app

Trump backs Microsoft buyout of TikTok after threat to ban Chinese video app

The Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok could be sold to Microsoft after an apparent change of mind by US President Donald Trump. Read more ...