Monthly Archives: June 2017

Motorists in line for further savings at petrol pumps

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Brent crude dropped to $45 a barrel on Sunday The Petrol Retailers’ Association said pump prices could drop to 110p a litre Motorists will expect retailers to pass savings on with a fresh round of price cuts The last supermarket fuel price battle kicked off on June 15 when oil hit $48  By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily

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Rubbish on UK beaches is choking the life out of seabirds

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About 99 per cent of native seabirds will have plastic in their stomachs by 2050 Plastic and rubbish have become a deadly part of everyday life for British wildlife Greenpeace found rubbish on every one of the 30 beaches it studied in Scotland Waste has made its way into the habitats of seabirds, sharks, seals and whales  By Victoria Allen, Science

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Driving during heat waves puts you at risk of skin damage

alibhai/ June 20, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

Studies say the right side of the body is exposed to 6 times as much UV radiation That’s because glass in side windows doesn’t protect you from UVA rays UV photos reveal the damage caused by the sun if drivers don’t use protection A quarter of motorists said they have suffered from sunburn while at the wheel By Rob Hull

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Google’s search engine aims to become employment engine

alibhai/ June 20, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Results streamline listings by eliminating duplicates posted on different sites Will also show employer ratings from current and former workers Can even show typical commute times to job locations By Associated Press Google is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine. Job hunters will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search

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The best cars that score five stars for safety

alibhai/ June 19, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

These 14 cars What Car?’s road test team gave five-star ratings to Each one also received the highest Euro NCAP crash test results possible The list includes superminis and family-size SUVs, MPVs, hatches and saloons By Rob Adams For Thisismoney.co.uk These days, almost everyone knows that if you’re looking for a safe car, the first thing you should do is

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Being in a position of power can cause brain damage

alibhai/ June 19, 2017/ New Gadgets/ 0 comments

Neuroscientists measured the brain activity in people who felt powerful   Parts of the brain that deal with empathy were less responsive in people in power Prolonged feelings of power lead to permanent damage to this part of the brain The study did not look at exactly why power changes the way the brain works By Tim Collins For Mailonline The

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The new Nissan Qashqai gets a quality upgrade

alibhai/ June 17, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail The Nissan Qashqai redefined the family sports utility market when it was launched a decade ago. The latest generation will be in showrooms next month and I was behind the wheel for its global launch in Austria. It won’t blow your socks off. But it’s an all-round easy drive that will appeal to

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RAY MASSEY: Nissan’s new Qashqai won’t blow your socks off

alibhai/ June 16, 2017/ Web News/ 0 comments

By Ray Massey for the Daily Mail The Nissan Qashqai redefined the family sports utility market when it was launched a decade ago. The latest generation will be in showrooms next month and I was behind the wheel for its global launch in Austria. It won’t blow your socks off. But it’s an all-round easy drive that will appeal to

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Archaeologists uncover a 12th century city in Ethiopia

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Local legend had it that an ancient city built by giants was in Eastern Ethiopia Now, archaeologists have discovered a 500m by 1,000m settlement Findings include a mosque, jewellery and pottery from around the world The site suggests that Eastern Ethiopia was well connected with the Gulf, Egypt and India hundreds of years ago  By Shivali Best For Mailonline Archaeologists

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