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The fungus and bacteria tackling plastic waste

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 05:04
Bacteria, fungus and enzymes can all digest plastic, but can they work at a useful commercial scale?

Covid and a coup: The double crisis pushing Myanmar to the brink

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 05:04
A surge in virus cases has dealt a fresh blow to a country already dealing with military coup.

'I was asked how often I use the toilet'

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 05:02
Disabled jobseekers have to overcome too many barriers, MPs say.

Dairy giant Arla says driver crisis hitting milk supply

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 05:01
Supermarket supplier Arla Foods says a lorry driver shortage has forced it to cut deliveries by up to 25%.

Dina Asher Smith begins women's 100m bid - all you need to know about Tokyo Games flagship event

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 04:29
With Dina Asher-Smith starting her bid to win the women's 100m gold on Friday, the flagship event is expected to be a "fierce battle" from start to finish.

Disease killing 'Europe's oldest' elm tree

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 04:06
Believed to almost 800 years old, the Beauly elm has been laser scanned as part of work to document it.

The seaweed farmers with high hopes for their harvest

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 04:02
Kelp grown off the coast of the Isle of Skye could be used in food, packaging and cosmetic products.

Villa ready to offer Grealish new deal to fend off Man City - Friday's football gossip

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:43
Aston Villa determined to keep Jack Grealish as Manchester City step up their pursuit, Paul Pogba offered up to Liverpool by his agent, plus more.

Covid-19: Biden tells states to offer $100 vaccine incentive as cases rise

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:32
The US president also announced that all federal workers must be vaccinated or subjected to testing.

Could a Covid 'pingdemic' ruin the start of the English football season?

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:25
BBC Sport looks at how the new English football season will cope with Covid-19 testing and contact tracing now that restrictions have been lifted.

Nightclubs start asking for NHS Covid pass in England

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:25
It comes as the Lib Dems demand MPs debate their use in England amid concerns over discrimination.

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming of Black Widow

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:18
The star says box office takings for Black Widow were hit when it was streamed at the same time.

The Hundred - London Spirit v Trent Rockets: Watch the best of Thursday's action

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:12
Watch the best moments of Thursday's action in the women's and men's Hundred as London Spirit took on Trent Rockets at Lord's.

Carter stars as Rockets maintain 100% start in men's Hundred with Spirit win

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:07
Trent Rockets maintain their 100% record in the men's Hundred as they edge past London Spirit in a low-scoring thriller at Lord's.

Covid in Wales: Self-isolation rules to ease for double jabbed

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 03:00
Fully vaccinated contacts of positive Covid cases will not have to isolate from 7 August.

Marcus Coutain: Knee-on-neck arrest PC will not face disciplinary action

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 01:37
Footage showed Marcus Coutain asking an officer to "get off my neck" during his arrest in July 2020.

Settlement in Canadian wrong sperm lawsuit

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 00:54
Former fertility doctor Norman Barwin used his own or unknown sperm to impregnate patients.

Red Bull's Hamilton penalty appeal rejected

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 00:47
Formula 1 officials have rejected Red Bull's request for a reassessment of the penalty given to Lewis Hamilton at the British Grand Prix.

Aberdeen survive Hacken scare to progress in Europa Conference League

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 00:25
Aberdeen held off a spirited fightback by BK Hacken to progress to the Europa Conference League third qualifying round despite defeat in Gothenburg.

Bumble to give staff unlimited paid holiday

bbc - སྤེན།, 07/30/2021 - 00:16
The dating app's policy is subject to manager approval and comes after the firm shut down for a week.