Cigarettes must be sold in standardised green packaging from this weekend

A new European Union directive came into force on Saturday (20 May) bringing in a swathe of anti-smoking regulations called the, Tobacco Products Directive (TPD2), aimed at preventing young people smoking. An estimated 700,000 premature deaths are caused each year, and cancer charities are backing the measures. The British Lung Foundation tweeted, "Every person discouraged from smoking could be ... [Full Article...]

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul

Trump willing to try engagement with North Korea, on conditions - Seoul South Korea has complained that some of is companies doing business in China have faced discrimination in retaliation for the system's deployment. When asked what the USA would do if it was confirmed that North Korea had been behind the major ransomware attack plaguing computer systems across the globe, Haley said: "Sadly, it wouldn't be a surprise". [Full Article...]

Rogo di Casella: dopo il piccolo Giuseppe, morto anche il padre Alessio

Rogo di Casella: dopo il piccolo Giuseppe, morto anche il padre Alessio Il tutto era avvenuto di notte , un incendio prende a devastare la casa in cui abitava la famiglia Faietta, composta da papà Alessio , la moglie Enza Sansone , ed il piccolo Giuseppe. Il bambino nella caduta ha riportato ferite gravissime, grave anche il padre , mentre le condizioni della donna sono meno disperate perché la sua caduta è stata attutita dalle corde da stendere. [Full Article...]

Kate Middleton Wears Blush Dress to Celebrate Sister Pippa Middleton's Wedding

Pippa Middleton, background right, kisses James Matthews after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England, Saturday, May 20, 2017. It is the first official public appearance that the actress has made alongside Harry's brother, Prince William, and his wife, Kate . [Full Article...]

Shirt that monitors breathing

Shirt that monitors breathing Our tests have shown that the data they produce is reliable, regardless of whether the user is lying, sitting, standing or moving. "The antenna does double duty, sensing and transmitting the signals created by respiratory movements", adds Professor Messaddeq, who also holds the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Photonic Innovations. [Full Article...]

High society: Pippa Middleton to marry at almost-royal event

Catch the best moments from the church wedding in the gallery below. Middleton, 33, unexpectedly gained global fame when she acted as maid of honour at the 2011 wedding of her sister Kate to Prince William, second in line to the British throne, thanks mainly to the figure-hugging dress she wore for the occasion. [Full Article...]

Relay for Life seeks community volunteers

Relay for Life seeks community volunteers Susie Frost, a leukemia survivor, started in 2004 as a runner and soon moved up the committee ladder. Fabulous creations, including cakes, pies, cookies and hanging baskets of flowers from 30 celebrities who participated in the auction this year, were put up for auction, and more than 65 persons were in attendance at WSDR on April 21. [Full Article...]

Goa bridge collapses, many missing, one body found

Goa bridge collapses, many missing, one body found While the rescue teams had found two bodies on the night of the incident, they had recovered another one last evening, which according to police, was that of the man who had jumped into the river to commit suicide before the bridge caved in Sanvordem village in South Goa. [Full Article...]

Student dead after stabbing at U.Md. during graduation weekend

The suspect, whom police say is a University of Maryland student, was taken into UMD police custody, and charges are pending. "Right now, what we know is this is an unprovoked incident", university police department spokeswoman Sgt. As we struggle to deal with our emotions, let's find appropriate ways to express our sorrow and hope for justice. I have spoken to President Loh, and Col. [Full Article...]

England gets 1st win in 20 years at U20 World Cup

England gets 1st win in 20 years at U20 World Cup South Korean midfielder Lee Seung-woo celebrates after scoring a goal against Guinea in the opening match of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup in South Korea at Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonju, North Jeolla Province, on May 20, 2017 . [Full Article...]

Varadkar lands backing of heavyweights

Varadkar lands backing of heavyweights He has cancelled a press event due to be held in Cork this evening, sources have told the Irish Examiner. Under Fine Gael's electoral college system, TDs, Senators and MEPs account for 65% of the vote to elect a party leader. "Any opinion polls of Fine Gael members have shown that the majority prefer Varadkar". As he edged closer to securing the backing of the majority of his parliamentary par... [Full Article...]

German minister sees Jordan potential to host German troops

German minister sees Jordan potential to host German troops This raised the possibility that Germany might relocate planes supporting the campaign against the Islamic State group. Von der Leyen spoke on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's regional gathering in Jordan. The latest spat between Turkey and Germany comes as two Turkish generals reportedly applied for asylum in Frankfurt, reported Deutsche Welle. Share with Us - We'd love to hear e... [Full Article...]

5-3 al Chievo, Roma a meno dalla Juve

5-3 al Chievo, Roma a meno dalla Juve El Shaarawy: Un mese semplicemente da sogno per il 'Faraone'. ARBITRO: Damato di Barletta. CHIEVO (4-3-1-2): Sorrentino; Cacciatore , Gamberini, Cesar, Gobbi; Castro , Radovanovic , Bastien; Birsa; Pellissier, Inglese . [Full Article...]

Open Bnl: Nadal ai quarti, battuto Sock

Open Bnl: Nadal ai quarti, battuto Sock La vittoria consente a Nadal , sette volte vincitore a Roma , di allungare a 16 la striscia di vittorie consecutive. L'attesissimo match in programma quest'oggi non prima delle ore 19:30 tra Sock e Nadal , valido per gli ottavi di finale degli Internazionali di Roma 2017 , si potrà seguire in diretta tv su Sky . [Full Article...]

Wta Roma: Halep prima finalista, Bertens ko

Wta Roma: Halep prima finalista, Bertens ko Halep attende ora la vincente della sfida - in programma nel tardo pomeriggio - tra la spagnola Muguruza e l'ucraina Svitolina . IL COMMENTO - Nella prima semifinale parte subito aggressiva Halep , che conquista subito tre palle break, sfruttando subito la prima con un gran dritto; nel terzo game Bertens reagisce, e guadagna tre occasioni di controbreak, che ottiene alla terza chance ... [Full Article...]

Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook

Major League Baseball games to be live streamed on Facebook The first of 20 Facebook Live MLB games this season will pit the Colorado Rockies against the Cincinnati Reds - starting time 7:10 p.m. ET - and be accessible to everyone on the social network in the US. The other group is led by businessman Tagg Romney, son of former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and includes Hall of Famer Tom Glavine. [Full Article...]

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

Thanks to the unintentional sneak preview, there was little in the document that came as a surprise. At the launch, Mr Corbyn said "clearly we are not going to freeze benefits" and the party later insisted that commitment was covered by its pledge of an extra £2bn for universal credit. [Full Article...]

What is WannaCry? What does WannaCry ransomware do?

As a new cyber attack continues to sweep across the globe, the company is once again at the center of the debate over who is to blame for a vicious strain of malware demanding ransom from victims in exchange for the unlocking of their digital files. [Full Article...]

Swiss rated third in health services quality survey

Swiss rated third in health services quality survey Professor Martin McKee, from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, who co-led the study, said: 'The UK has made consistent progress since 1990, but with a score of 85, it now lags behind many of its European neighbors, including Finland, Sweden, Spain and Italy, all of which have health systems very similar to the British NHS and so are most directly comparable. [Full Article...]

Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack

The ransomeware spread to 150 countries, including Spain, Russia, and the United States. Meanwhile, HSE chief Tony O'Brien urged caution. However, that number may grow in the days ahead. "We have been concerned for some time". Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON/FRANKFURT: Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operation... [Full Article...]

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