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Scottish Highlands wildfire: Smoke billows from huge gorse blaze near army barracks

A wildfire has broken out near an army barracks in the Scottish Highlands. More than 15 firefighters are tackling the incident near Fort George, Ardersier. Pictures show smoke billowing from the huge gorse blaze. The 18th century fort is a working army barracks. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) recently issued a warning over […]

Sport

Bristol City’s Mastrantonio levels late at Villa to keep WSL relegation fight tight

Ella Mastrantonio’s last-gasp equaliser rescued a 2-2 draw for Bristol City and denied fellow strugglers Aston Villa a crucial Women’s Super League victory. The hosts opened the scoring in the third minute as Freya Gregory’s inswinging cross found Shania Hayles, who saw her effort saved by Sophie Baggaley but deflected into the net by Meaghan […]

Lifestyle

Researchers work to increase number of transplantable livers

Thousands of livers donated for transplantation are discarded or turned down every year due to concerns about organ quality and function. New insights into why these organs are considered unusable and how they function during external perfusion could help save lives by greatly increasing the number of livers that are transplantable. After a liver is […]

Business

Toyota to review climate stance as investors turn up the heat

Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp signalled a shift in its climate change stance on Monday, saying it would review its lobbying and be more transparent on what steps it is taking as it faces increased activist and investor pressure. The carmaker came under scrutiny after siding with the Trump administration in 2019 in a bid to […]

Technology

This upcoming Acer Nitro XV2 will be the first gaming monitor to reach 390Hz

Remember when 144Hz was the highest refresh rate offered by monitors? That’s been increasing over the years, with several products now offering 360Hz panels, but Acer’s next entry in the Nitro XV2 series takes the refresh crown: it’s overclockable to a monstrous 390Hz. KitGuru spotted the Acer Nitro XV242Q F, which uses an IPS panel. […]

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Mum of girl killed by air pollution says her life was taken ‘in vain’ if no action taken

The mum of a nine-year-old girl killed by air pollution says her daughter’s life was “in vain” if no action is taken. Rosamund Adoo-Kissi-Debrah’s daughter Ella died in February 2013, following a fatal asthma attack, having endured constant seizures and 28 hospital visits in the three years before. A first inquest ruling from 2014, which […]