US & World

'Miracle' six-day-old baby survives Ebola

Image copyright Ministere de la Sante RDC Image caption Baby Benedicte’s mother, who had Ebola, died during childbirth A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed. Baby Benedicte’s mother was infected with Ebola and died […]

Health

Overweight patient denied NHS operation by York CCG

Image copyright LDRS Image caption Roland Crooke was in “huge pain” when he was denied surgery A hip replacement patient took an £11,500 loan to pay for an operation after the NHS postponed treatment due to his weight. Roland Crooke was in “huge pain” when he was denied surgery by Vale of York Clinical Commissioning […]

Breast cancer screening error 'overstated'

'My mummy's sick': Boy, 4, calls ambulance for mum using Siri

The secret I'm hiding under my oversized fashion style

Technology

Were Taylor Swift fans tracked at her gig?

Image copyright Reuters A major stadium in Los Angeles has confirmed that it uses facial recognition tech during sport and music events, to spot known troublemakers. The Rose Bowl told news site Gizmodo that it used the tech “inside and outside” the stadium gates. It made the statement after an article in Rolling Stone alleged […]

New Facebook bug exposed millions of photos

Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

Tumblr returns to App Store after porn ban

Science/Nature

Plan for food waste to be separated

All households in England may be obliged to collect food waste in a separate caddy under plans to be announced next week. Ministers are backing the idea, but will offer it for consultation before any changes happen. The scheme will reduce greenhouse gases from landfill, but could lead to less frequent collections of general household […]

Science/Nature

What chance has Nasa of finding life on Mars?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrive with Nasa’s next Mars rover through Jezero Crater It could be easier to detect the signs of ancient life on Mars than it is on Earth, say scientists connected with Nasa’s next rover mission. The six-wheeled robot is due to touch down on the Red Planet […]

Science/Nature

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo: The view from the edge of space

The latest test flight by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has successfully rocketed to the edge of space and back. The firm’s SpaceShipTwo passenger rocket ship reached a height of 82.7km, beyond the altitude at which US agencies have awarded astronaut wings. Source link

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