Almost 50,000 animals have been killed in 7 years at secret MoD research base

ALMOST 50,000 animals have been killed in experiments by military scientists at a top secret government research base, it can be revealed. Scientists blasted pigs with explosives, infected monkeys with biological weapons and poisoned guinea pigs with nerve gas at the government’s top secret Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down in Wiltshire. The base is where scientists also […]

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Samsung’s $2,000 foldable phone is already breaking, reviewers say

Samsung’s new $2,000 smartphone doesn’t go on sale until next week — yet it’s already falling apart. Numerous tech reviewers who received the $1,980 Galaxy Fold — known for its unique foldable screen as well as its hefty price tag — are now reporting that their devices are breaking. Reporters from outlets like Bloomberg, The Verge and CNBC all took […]

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Trend for posh £1,000 prams is sparking a rise in thefts

Trend for posh £1,000 prams like the one Meghan ‘has chosen for the royal baby’ is sparking a rise in thefts, with one in six parents having their luxury buggies stolen One in six parents of children under 12 said they’ve had a pushchair stolen  Luxury buggies more at risk, with the average cost of a stolen pushchair at £487  […]

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Facebook’s £75,000 Chelsea Flower show garden to promote social media

Facebook hopes to come out smelling of roses with a £75,000 Chelsea Flower Show garden aimed at showcasing social media’s ‘powerful force for positive change’ Controversial social media giant sponsoring ‘Beyond The Screen’ garden It is spending £75,000 on the garden by award-winning designer Joe Perkins Facebook said it would highlight social media as a ‘force for positive change’ Chelsea […]

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NHS trust fined after violent patient almost kills two staff members

Health and safety chiefs fine NHS trust £300,000 after violent patient almost kills two staff members Paranoid schizophrenic Myha Grant grabbed a kitchen knife at centre in Kent  He attacked Francis Barrett at the Bracton Centre in Dartford with the knife Nurse Julius Falomo was also stabbed 17 times when he tried to intervene  An NHS mental health trust criticised over failings […]

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More than 41,000 overweight patients got new hips and knees last year

‘Horrific’ rise in obesity surgery after more than 41,000 overweight patients including seven TEENAGE girls got new hips and knees last year at a cost of £200million to NHS There has been a 575 per cent rise  in joint replacement surgeries since 2009  More than 25,000 patients had replacements where obesity was a central factor  Figures include seven teenage girls […]

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