Day: February 1, 2019

Five things to know about hiking Mount Fuji

Five things to know about hiking Mount Fuji

by Alex Wright Mount Fuji may well be one of Japan’s most iconic images, but climbing to its 3,776-metre peak it is no easy task with altitude sickness and shortness of breath to contend with. To help you prepare as much as possible, ere are five lesser known facts you ...

Investigation launched as patient dies waiting to be treated at Midlands hospital

Trump pulls out of nuclear weapons treaty with Russia

The Trump administration will end U.S. compliance with a landmark nuclear arms control treaty with Russia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said: "Russia has jeopardized the United States' security interests, and we can no longer be restricted by the treaty while Russia shamelessly violated it. “Countries must be held accountable when they ...

Theresa May under pressure over blocking security services probe into Arron Banks Brexit campaign millions

Arron Banks and Leave.EU fined £120,000 by ICO

Leave.EU and an insurance company owned by Arron Banks have been fined £120,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for serious breaches of electronic marketing laws during the referendum campaign. The ICO announced an audit and an intent to fine Leave.EU and Eldon Insurance in November 2018 as part of its investigation into data ...

Film Review: Green Book

Film Review: Green Book

The Copacabana nightclub, 1962. The rugged chief bouncer Tony 'The Lip' Vallelonga finds himself out of work while the club is refurbished, and agrees to drive concert pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) across country for his upcoming tour. Snags to this arrangement are that not only is Don a ...

Is Britain finally ready to embrace carbon capture?

Is Britain finally ready to embrace carbon capture?

New analysis indicates that last year, the UK generated the least electricity in a quarter century—while renewable power generation hit fresh highs. Meanwhile, Alstom released designs for a zero-emissions hydrogen train which could be used on British railways as soon as 2022. These are encouraging developments—but they are by no ...