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September 28, 2018 7:55 AM World's first human case of rat disease discovered in Hong Kong

The presence of the rat version of hepatitis E in a human is of "major public health significance", researchers say. A Hong Kong man developed the disease, according to new research from one of the city's leading universities. There had been no evidence until now that the disease could go from rats to humans, and the finding is of "major public health 38

September 20, 2018 11:39 PM Scots BMW drivers top speeding offences table

SCOTS who drive grey BMWs should take extra care not to get caught for speeding, a study suggests. Researchers found that a third of drivers with grey cars had been fined for speeding in the past five years – a higher percentage than for any other colour of car. A spokesman for MoneySuper-Market said: “Our research reveals that drivers of grey vehicles 39

September 20, 2018 2:20 PM Giant pandas can tell a mate from their calls

Scientists have investigated the calls of giant pandas - and it's not good news for animals seeking a date. Pandas can identify each other from their sheep-like bleats at a distance of up to 20 metres, research found. But they can only decipher the sex of a potential mate if they are less than 10 metres away. In contrast, animals living on the open savannah 43

September 16, 2018 11:40 PM Trump Supreme Court nominee accused of SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s chosen candidate to join the US Supreme Court has been accused of carrying out a historic sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl, with Democrats calling for the appointment process to be delayed. Christine Blasey Ford, a California based research psychologist, claimed Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her in the early 1980s when she was at high school 46

September 15, 2018 11:43 AM Pluto IS a planet: Scientists in major space U-turn with shock claim

The definition which demoted Pluto is “sloppy” according to University of Central Florida planetary scientist Philip Metzger. • Has cleared debris from the area around its orbit (i.e. is the largest gravitational field in its orbit) This last criteria saw Pluto be reclassified to a dwarf planet because it is circled by objects which together have a greater 91

September 11, 2018 11:01 PM BREXIT BOOM as earnings RISE and unemployment DROPS

The good economic news came as the Department for International Trade prepares to unveil a new partnership between Britain and the Texas Medical Center (TMC), home to 61 world leading innovators, including the US’ leading cancer hospital, will now offer UK companies a unique package which will help boost exports and drive forward scientific innovation 39

September 9, 2018 1:53 PM Top-secret US technology SPOTTED? Mysterious ‘triangle UFO’ linked to military experiments

A SHOCK "triangular UFO" has been spotted close to a secretive US military base, amid speculation that the aircraft is the mysterious TR-3B on a test-run in Texas. Incredible footage has captured a bizarre "triangle UFO" flying across the El Paso sky in Texas this week. The mysterious sighting has been linked to top-secret US technology developed at a nearby 36

September 9, 2018 1:23 AM That’s not cricket! Boris booed as he watches Test

BORIS JOHNSON was booed by cricket fans yesterday as he shrugged off speculation about his private life with an afternoon at the Oval. Mr Johnson, 54, and his wife Marina Wheeler, also 54, announced they were divorcing earlier this week amid claims she threw him out of their marital home after an affair. The couple, who were married for 25 years, have four children 41

September 6, 2018 7:00 AM Indee Rose Trust calls for better awareness and funding for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

PARENTS of children who lost their battle with cancer are calling for greater awareness and research as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month is held around the country. According to Children with Cancer, which organises the awareness month, there are around 1,600 new cases of childhood cancer diagnosed every year in the UK in children aged up to 14-years-old 51

September 3, 2018 7:11 AM Parents make children fatter by cramming their lunchboxes with sugar

Parents are making children fatter by cramming their lunchboxes with more than a whole day's worth of sugar Parents are making children fatter by packing their lunchboxes with sugary foods, new research reveals. Fewer than a third of parents think making their child's lunch healthy is the top priority and three quarters even admit to feeling guilty about 79