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November 7, 2018 11:40 AM Should there be a tax on red meat?

A "meat tax" could prevent almost 6,000 deaths per year in the UK, according to researchers, but should politicians be telling people what they can and can't eat? Scientists at the University of Oxford say governments should consider imposing price hikes on red meat - such as beef, lamb and pork - to reduce consumption. They say it would save lives and more than £700m in UK healthcare 54

November 7, 2018 9:16 AM Meat tax could save thousands of lives and slash healthcare costs

Although the tax would push up the price of burgers, sausages and mince, scientists are calling on governments to consider it. A study has found meat taxes could save an estimated 220,000 lives globally by 2020 and reduce healthcare costs by £30.7bn. Consumption of red meat such as beef, lamb and pork has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease 51

November 1, 2018 12:02 PM Research confirms link between blob of ice cream on floor and child losing its shit

SCIENTISTS have confirmed a link between a blob of delicious ice cream on a floor and a small child that has gone completely mental. Research by the Institute for Studies revealed that very loud crying began within seconds of the vanilla ice cream landing on the floor in close proximity to the child that is having an epic meltdown. Professor Henry Brubaker 35

October 31, 2018 8:54 AM Social class based on how you feel about Wotsits

YOUR feelings about Wotsits are the strongest indicator of your true social class, it has been revealed. After decades of using traditional markers including the number of books in your house, where you went to school, and how many seconds of The Archers you can stand, scientists have found the Wotsit Principle to be the most accurate. Professor Henry 37

October 19, 2018 6:38 PM SPACE SHOCK: Scientists detect BIGGEST galaxy cluster ever recorded

SCIENTISTS in Chile have uncovered the biggest collection of galaxies ever recorded in the early formation of the Universe, dubbed ‘A Cosmic Titan’. The astronomers have nicknamed the colossal space collection, which is the biggest structure spotted in the years just after the Big Bang, Hyperion after a titan from Greek mythology. Hyperion is calculated 49

October 16, 2018 2:03 AM Meghan shows off motherly side with a baby koala during visit to zoo in Sydney

MEGHAN MARKLE showed off her motherly side while interacting with a baby koala at Taronga Zoo in Sydney during the first day of her tour of Australia alongside husband Prince Harry. The Royal couple were welcomed by New South Wales Governor General Peter Cosgrove and his wife, Lady Lynne Cosgrove upon their arrival in the Australian state. Mr and Mrs Cosgrove 50

October 13, 2018 4:27 AM Russia's PLEA for talks with the US as URGENT WARNING issued about NUCLEAR WAR

RUSSIA’s ambassador to the US has urged for Washington and Moscow to try and improve relations, as he fears tensions between the two cold war superpowers could spiral out of control and risk nuclear conflict. Diplomatic relations between the two countries have soured in recent months, with the Kremlin accused of interfering in the US Presidential election 71

October 11, 2018 8:02 AM UK Ladybird invasion: Can you REALLY catch sex disease from Harlequin LADYBIRDS?

SWARMS of Harlequin ladybirds carrying a sexually transmitted fungal disease are infesting homes around Britain - but why are they carrying STDs and can you get you catch it from them? The native Asian species have flocked to UK shores after a record hot summer, looking to hibernate around boilers and window frames as winter descends. Large numbers have been reported 34

October 8, 2018 7:29 AM Scientists demands urgent action to stop extinction of pub pool tables

PUB pool tables are at risk of becoming an endangered species, experts have warned. New research has revealed that pub pool table numbers have plummeted from over two million in 1981 to a mere 485 today. Professor Henry Brubaker of the Institute for Studies said: “The pool table’s natural habitat, a manky little room at the rear of the pub, is being 47

October 5, 2018 11:01 PM WHAT ON EARTH! Mysterious COSMIC RAYS erupting from Antartica could BREAK RULES OF PHYSICS

STRANGE cosmic rays observed shooting out of Antarctica may be a never-before-seen particle which would defy the laws of physics, scientists have predicted. Possible explanations for the bizarre phenomenon, which was first recorded in 2006, include that they are a completely new particle or potentially the product of dark matter. But a third theory 46