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July 17, 2018 1:33 PM Take dangerous slime toys off shelves says Nuxley Toys manager after Which? investigation

Dangerous slime should be taken off shelves "straight away" according to a toy shop owner after an investigation raised safety concerns. Parents have been warned to approach children's slime toys with caution due to a potentially dangerous chemical. Consumer watchdog Which? found some contain levels of boron more than four times the EU safety limit 6

July 13, 2018 12:03 AM All the President’s men...the 1,000 staff at Trump’s side

A SMALL invasion force of high-tech helicopters and armoured vehicles – not to mention 1,000 staff – accompanied Donald Trump yesterday as the US president began his UK visit. Bristling with space-age security, the awe-inspiring presidential entourage comprises: AIR FORCE ONE – One of two specially modified Boeing 747-200s, the luxurious aircraft, carrying 14

July 10, 2018 4:07 PM Amesbury novichok victim Charlie Rowley conscious but 'not out of the woods yet'

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has made a "small but significant" improvement, according to those treating him in Salisbury. Charlie Rowley is now conscious, but is in a critical but stable condition, Salisbury District Hospital has said. Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing at the hospital, said on Tuesday: "We have seen a small but significant improvement 5

June 30, 2018 5:19 AM 'Sometimes I don't eat at all': Pete Evans reveals that he no longer follows the standard three-meals-a-day rule... and he never steps foot in the gym

And Pete Evans revealed on the Balls Deep podcast this week that he has taken his food philosophy to even further extremes. The 45-year-old admitted he no longer follows the traditional three-meals-a-day rule and never steps foot in the gym, adding: 'Sometimes I don't eat at all in a day'. 'I used to train at the gym. I would have a standard Australian 8

June 29, 2018 6:07 PM Lavrov warns Russia might leave chemical weapons watchdog

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned that Russia could walk away from the global chemical weapons watchdog after member nations voted to allow the group to assign blame for chemical attacks. In an interview with Britain's Channel 4 News, Lavrov denounced a vote this week empowering the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical 8

June 28, 2018 12:17 AM Chemours ex-worker who stole trade secrets barred from US

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A former employee of a chemical company who pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal trade secrets has been barred from ever returning to the United States. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Former Chemours Co. worker Jerry Jindong Xu was sentenced Wednesday in Delaware federal court to 10 months in prison, the time he's already 9

June 21, 2018 11:31 PM Disposable 'fast fashion' in the spotlight

The making and disposing of clothing can both have severe effects on our environment, according to a committee of MPs. The Environmental Audit Committee will investigate the social and environment impact of this type of short-lived clothing and the wider industry. Among the things being looked at are the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing 5

June 20, 2018 10:42 AM Summer drinks may lack fizz amid carbon dioxide shortage

LONDON (AP) - A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association, says the shortage is due to the closure of several production sites for various reasons 6

June 20, 2018 7:58 AM WHAT IS SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND WHAT ARE THE DANGERS?

Synthetic biology, a field that creates technologies for engineering and creating organisms, is being used for a variety of purposes that benefit society. Applications include treating diseases, improving agricultural yields and dealing with the negative effects of pollution. However, the technology also poses many harmful uses that could threaten people

June 20, 2018 12:27 AM Mother of epileptic 12-year-old boy at the centre of the ‘medicinal marijuana’ row runs a firm selling cannabis oil for £500 a time

A mother campaigning for the legalisation of marijuana for medical use sells bottles of cannabis oil for more than £500 on her company’s website. Charlotte Caldwell is the sole director of Billy’s Bud Ltd – named after her 12-year-old son, who was given the first ever NHS prescription to treat his epilepsy. Her products include oils, capsules and powder 15