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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Manny Pacquiao beats Adrien Broner to retain WBA world title on points

Manny Pacquiao (right) threw 112 connecting punches to Broner’s 50 at the MGM Grand Manny Pacquiao retained his WBA world welterweight title with a convincing unanimous points win over Adrian Broner in Las Vegas. The Filipino, in his 70th fight and his first as a 40-year-old, rocked the former four-weight world champion with a stunning […]

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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