52.7 MILLION tons of e-waste was produced in 2019, UN says

A shocking 52.7 million tons (53.6 million metric tonnes) of electronic waste was generated worldwide in 2019 – less than a fifth of which was recycled, according to UN report. Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, consists of discarded phones, printers, TVs, electric toothbrushes and many other electronic goods no longer in use. 2019’s e-waste … Read more 52.7 MILLION tons of e-waste was produced in 2019, UN says

Economy adds 4.8 million new jobs in June in lockdown recovery, official figures show

BREAKING NEWS: Economy adds 4.8 million new jobs in June, official figures reveal – but more than 19 MILLION remain unemployed as recovery hopes fade U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%  Nation has now recovered roughly one-third of the 22 million jobs it lost … Read more Economy adds 4.8 million new jobs in June in lockdown recovery, official figures show

Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago used three toes to walk through mud like guinea fowls

Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago may have used three toes to walk through mud just like modern-day guinea fowls, study shows Scientists compared guinea fowl tracks to those of meat-eating theropods Similarities suggested dinosaurs also moved in a looping motion with their legs Researchers said the motion had lasted 200 million years due … Read more Dinosaurs that lived 200 million years ago used three toes to walk through mud like guinea fowls

Two million limited companies have had very little lockdown support

Left in the lurch: Kate Solomons’s small business has dried up in the crisis Small business owners have been forced to raid personal savings to prop up their cash-starved companies – 100 days after lockdown began. Back in March, Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled a package worth more than £300 billion to support British businesses and … Read more Two million limited companies have had very little lockdown support

Giant star 75 million light years from Earth has mysteriously ‘vanished’

A massive star 75 million light years away ‘vanished’ and astronomers think it may be the first time they’ve seen one collapse into a black hole without going supernova first. The blue variable star is in the Kinman Dwarf galaxy and its absence was spotted by astronomers using the European Southern Observatory Very Large Telescope … Read more Giant star 75 million light years from Earth has mysteriously ‘vanished’

Asteroid that slammed into Earth 66 million years ago DID wipe out the dinosaurs

An asteroid that hit the Earth 66 million years ago ‘had to be responsible’ for the demise of the dinosaurs, according to a new study into the effects of the impact.  Researchers from Imperial College London created mathematical models of the impact volcanic activity and a large asteroid would have on dinosaur habitats.  The space … Read more Asteroid that slammed into Earth 66 million years ago DID wipe out the dinosaurs

Nearly 15 million US properties are at risk of flooding – 70% more than estimated by FEMA

A new analysis reveals there are some 14.6 million US properties at risk of flooding, which is 70 percent higher than the Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) estimates. FEMA maps only account for coastal flooding and leaves out rivers and the way climate change has increased storms, which has led many to believe there is an … Read more Nearly 15 million US properties are at risk of flooding – 70% more than estimated by FEMA

Member of mega-rich Mittal clan ‘is declared bankrupt with £130 million in debt’

Member of mega-rich Mittal family who once spent £50m on his daughter’s wedding ‘is declared bankrupt with £130m debt after Bosnian firm he was guarantor for became embroiled in probe over links to organised crime’ Pramod Mittal, 64, is brother of  Lakshmi Mittal, 70, who is worth £6.78 billion and runs Arcelor Mittal, the world’s biggest … Read more Member of mega-rich Mittal clan ‘is declared bankrupt with £130 million in debt’

Member of mega-rich Mittal clan ‘is declared bankrupt with £130 million in debt’

Member of mega-rich Mittal family who once spent £50m on his daughter’s wedding ‘is declared bankrupt with £130m debt after Bosnian firm he was guarantor for became embroiled in probe over links to organised crime’ Pramod Mittal, 64, is brother of  Lakshmi Mittal, 70, who is worth £6.78 billion and runs Arcelor Mittal, the world’s biggest … Read more Member of mega-rich Mittal clan ‘is declared bankrupt with £130 million in debt’

Global coronavirus death toll passes half a million

The global coronavirus death toll exceeded half a million on Sunday as the number of worldwide cases surpassed a staggering 10million, marking the most devastating and destructive pandemic in a century.  On Sunday, June 28 the global number of reported fatalities stood at 500,306 by 6pm EST and the global number of infections was reported … Read more Global coronavirus death toll passes half a million