US Havana embassy: New inquiry into Cuba staff sickness

US Havana embassy: New inquiry into Cuba staff sickness

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The US says two dozen staff were affected by the alleged attacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has ordered a new inquiry into health problems suffered by diplomats serving at the US embassy in the Cuban...
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People with diabetes seem to be protected against migraine

People with diabetes seem to be protected against migraine

Coneyl Jay/SPL/Getty By Jessica Hamzelou A huge study of the population of Norway has found that people who are being treated for diabetes are less likely to be treated for migraines. The finding suggests that something about diabetes – or...
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Trump to attend Davos economic conference

Trump to attend Davos economic conference

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump reportedly plans to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, an annual January get-together of the global business elite. The president’s spokeswoman said he would promote policies to strengthen &#8...
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Lyndra’s weekly HIV-suppressing treatment works on mice

Lyndra’s weekly HIV-suppressing treatment works on mice

A new weekly HIV treatment was shown to work in animals in a new study, prompting its manufacturer to begin development of a pill for humans.   HIV medications can now keep levels of the virus so low in people with...
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Snow in the Sahara Creates White-Capped Dunes of Eerie Beauty

Snow in the Sahara Creates White-Capped Dunes of Eerie Beauty

“The Sahara is as large as the United States, and there are very few weather stations,” he added. “So it’s ridiculous to say that this is the first, second, third time it snowed, as nobody would know how many times...
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Can your social media profile kill your job prospects?

Can your social media profile kill your job prospects?

Image copyright PAImage caption Toby Young’s Twitter feed proved destructive Toby Young has resigned from the board of a new university regulator after more than a week of criticism over controversial comments he made on social media. He is a...
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Virgin West Coast train firm stops selling Daily Mail

Virgin West Coast train firm stops selling Daily Mail

Image copyright PAImage caption Sir Richard Branson is the founder of Virgin Virgin Trains has announced that it has stopped selling the Daily Mail newspaper on its West Coast trains. A spokesperson for Virgin said it regularly reviewed products sold...
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Byron may close some outlets as part of a restructuring

Byron may close some outlets as part of a restructuring

Image copyright Getty Images Burger chain Byron could close up to 20 restaurants as part of a financial rescue proposal. Accountancy firm KPMG, which is handling the restructuring, confirmed the plan, which would also involve cutting rent payments at other...
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See inside the motion design studio behind Blade Runner 2049, Ghost In The Shell and Prometheus’ graphics

See inside the motion design studio behind Blade Runner 2049, Ghost In The Shell and Prometheus’ graphics

Territory Studio is somewhat of a unique proposition. Whereas there are many VFX studios and CG houses that come together to create visual effects for the movie industry, Territory has a different function, and one that although very much behind-scenes,...
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Mexico City Journal: After Lives on the Streets, Mexican Women Find a Haven for Healing

Mexico City Journal: After Lives on the Streets, Mexican Women Find a Haven for Healing

Residents also have to take part in the two daily crafts and cooking workshops. The single television, in the patio, is turned on only after 6 p.m.; there is a rotating schedule for who gets the remote control. No drugs...
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Macron amuses China with Chinese lesson

Macron amuses China with Chinese lesson

French President Emmanuel Macron is in China for business talks. During a speech, he repeated his famous line – “make the planet great again” – in Mandarin. Now, he’s amused Chinese-speakers with a video showing him learning how t...
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