‘Miracle’ six-day-old baby survives Ebola

Image copyright Ministere de la Sante RDCImage caption Baby Benedicte’s mother, who had Ebola, died during childbirth A baby girl who was diagnosed with Ebola when she was only six days old has survived, health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed. Baby Benedicte’s mother was infected with Ebola and died during […]

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Wetherspoons fake accounts to be exposed

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption JD Wetherspoon does not have an official Twitter page The high court in London has ruled that Twitter must reveal the identity behind parody accounts set up to mimic the pub chain Wetherspoons. The accounts had tens of thousands of followers between them. One tweet promised that anyone wearing a […]

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Plan for food waste to be separated

All households in England may be obliged to collect food waste in a separate caddy under plans to be announced next week. Ministers are backing the idea, but will offer it for consultation before any changes happen. The scheme will reduce greenhouse gases from landfill, but could lead to less frequent collections of general household […]


Hope for ‘decent’ climate talks outcome

Image copyright Getty Images The likelihood of a deal at global climate talks in Poland has increased after a new draft text was released. The outline decision contains plans for a common rulebook for all countries, with flexibility for poorer nations. There are also calls for all countries to increase their carbon cutting commitments by […]


What chance has Nasa of finding life on Mars?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDrive with Nasa’s next Mars rover through Jezero Crater It could be easier to detect the signs of ancient life on Mars than it is on Earth, say scientists connected with Nasa’s next rover mission. The six-wheeled robot is due to touch down on the Red Planet […]