Gosport hospital deaths: Whistleblowers promised support

Image caption More than 450 patients died after being given painkilling drugs at Gosport War Memorial Hospital Changes in how NHS whistleblowers are treated are to be introduced in response to the patient deaths scandal at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, the health secretary has promised. More than 450 patients died between 1987 and 2001 after […]

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Facebook appeals Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook has appealed a fine imposed on it by the UK’s data watchdog following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network says that, because the regulator found no evidence that UK users’ personal data had been shared inappropriately, the £500,000 penalty was unjustified. More to follow. Source link

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David Attenborough: Climate 'biggest threat in thousands of years'

Sir David Attenborough is calling for urgent action to tackle climate change, which he describes as the “biggest threat to this planet in thousands of years”. The Blue Planet II and Dynasties presenter is to take the “people’s seat” at UN climate talks in December in Poland, and will give a speech made up of […]


David Attenborough takes 'people's seat' at climate change talks

Image copyright The United Nations Image caption Sir David Attenborough says climate change is the ‘defining issue of our time’ Sir David Attenborough has said that a failure to tackle climate change will be a catastrophe for the planet. The naturalist and broadcaster made the comments in an interview with BBC News as he took […]


Millipede so rare 'it doesn't even have a name' discovered

Image copyright Liam Olds Image caption The millipede was first spotted in 2017 in Bridgend A millipede so rare it is “new to science” and does not even have a common name, has been found in Neath Port Talbot. Youngsters on a Halloween insect hunt found the bug at Craig Gwladus Country Park, near Cilfrew, […]