MP Carol Monaghan leads campaign for new ME treatment

Image copyright Ellie Bunce Image caption ME sufferer Ellie Bunce was diagnosed when she was a student Chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME, is incorrectly treated, lacks sufficient funding and is poorly understood by many in the medical profession – according to an MP who has been campaigning in Parliament to change attitudes. During an emotional […]

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Radio 1 Rap Show host Tiffany Calver 'won't tolerate' misogynistic lyrics

The new host of The Rap Show on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra says she “won’t tolerate disrespectful lyrics towards women at all” on her show. Tiffany Calver became the first woman to host the Saturday night 9-11pm slot when she took over from Charlie Sloth at the beginning of January. A few weeks in, […]

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Greenwich observatory: Astronomers to start studying the sky again

Image copyright Tom Kerss, Brendan Owens Image caption Professional astronomers through to school children will get to use the new telescope set-up The Royal Observatory Greenwich (ROG) is to start studying the sky again after a break of 60 years. British astronomy’s historic home has installed new telescopes in its Grade II listed Altazimuth Pavilion, […]


Marine plastic: Hundreds of fragments in dead seabirds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLiz Bonnin meets Shearwater chicks struggling for survival New footage of the devastating impact of plastic pollution on wildlife has been captured by a BBC team. Seabirds are starving to death on the remote Lord Howe Island, a crew filming for the BBC One documentary Drowning in […]


The birds filling up with plastic

On a remote island in the Tasman Sea scientists are battling to save flesh-footed Shearwater chicks. Source link