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Donald Campbell’s Bluebird to return to water in Scotland test run

Friday  09:56,   23 february 2018
Press Association

The restored Bluebird K7 will undergo a test run in Scottish waters in AugustCampbell died on January 4 1967 aged 45 when the hydroplane flipped into the air and disintegrated as he attempted a new water speed record on Coniston Water in[...]

Medicine errors may have led to 1,700 deaths

Friday  09:55,   23 february 2018
Sky News

There are more than 230 million errors in administering medication in the NHS each year, new figures show. The research, commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care, also shows medication errors may be responsible for about 1,700[...]

Case closed: Oldest known cave art proves Neanderthals were just as sophisticated as humans

Friday  06:20,   23 february 2018
Los Angeles Times

A red hand stencil. A series of lines that look like a ladder. A collection of red dots. These images, painted in ocher on the walls of three separate caves in Spain, are the oldest-known examples of cave art ever found. These images,[...]

May faces fresh rebellion over Brexit

Friday  01:51,   23 february 2018
Press Association

Senior cabinet ministers have met for a marathon session to thrash out their Brexit stance.The eight-hour meeting of the Brexit “war cabinet” at Chequers was called to plot a way forward after Tory tensions went public, but the Prime Minister faced[...]

Trump Suggests `Bonus' for Gun-Trained Teachers, Praises the NRA

Thursday  22:10,   22 february 2018

President Donald Trump offered a full-throated endorsement of the National Rifle Association as the organization mounted an offensive against efforts to tighten gun restrictions in the wake of a Florida school shooting that killed 17 people. It was[...]

Oxfam barred from working in Haiti amid scandal

Thursday  21:50,   22 february 2018
Sky News

Haiti has suspended Oxfam from operating in the country amid an investigation into the charity's sex scandal.The Caribbean nation's government announced Oxfam has had its authorisation to work in Haiti revoked for at least two months over[...]

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings 'instantly'

Thursday  19:05,   22 february 2018

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Up to Five New Species Found in Vast Haul of Bizarre Creatures from Deep-Sea Abyss

Thursday  19:05,   22 february 2018

The animals were gathered from depths of up to 16,000 feet by the research ship Investigator during a month-long voyage in 2017. Researchers found examples of the "faceless" fish, a species of deep sea cusk eel with no-visible eyes and a mouth on[...]

Veteran rediscovers pride through dog

Thursday  18:20,   22 february 2018
Press Association

Tommy Masters is caring for dog Antis after they were paired by veterans’ charity Bravehound.The 44-year-old had served in Germany and Cyprus but suffered a knee injury in 1997 by a horse kick during ceremonial duties in London and was forced to[...]

Is the red stiletto emoji sexist? Here's the backstory of the new women's shoe icon.

Thursday  17:35,   22 february 2018
The Washington Post

This month, the list of 157 new emoji was revealed. Florie Hutchinson's was on it.She had gone into labor with her third daughter on election night expecting to celebrate the first female president, then emerged the next morning to a different[...]

Mother who poisoned and suffocated eight-week-old son is jailed

Thursday  16:35,   22 february 2018
Press Association

Hannah Turtle was sentenced to life with a minimum term of 14 years and nine months.Hannah Turtle, 22, pleaded guilty to the murder of her son James Hughes seven days into her trial at Mold Crown[...]

Belgian police 'respond to gunmen' in Brussels

Thursday  16:05,   22 february 2018
Sky News

<p>Armed police have been seen hiding behind buildings and staking out a rooftop in a suburb of the capital.</p>Belgian police closed a street in the neighbourhood of Forest as armed officers descended on several buildings, with local media[...]

Nazanin still in jail 'due to financial dispute'

Thursday  15:40,   22 february 2018
Sky News

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe remains in jail only due to a financial row between Iran and the UK, campaigners have claimed. The Free Nazanin campaign claims that Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was arrested in Tehran in 2016, was taken to meet the[...]

Hundreds of doctors turned away from the UK since Brexit as 'insane' visa rules deepen NHS staffing crisis

Thursday  15:01,   22 february 2018

&nbsp;Desperately-needed doctors and nurses from elsewhere in the world are having applications to work rejected under "insane" rules. One doctor recruitment firm said it had seen over 100 doctor's visa applications rejected in the [...]

M20 body: Man held on suspicion of murder

Thursday  13:50,   22 february 2018
Sky News

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a body was found on the M20. Officers were alerted to the discovery between junctions 10 and 9 on the London-bound carriageway of the motorway near Ashford in Kent on Tuesday.This was the[...]