Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Yes, another personality quiz is under fire. It’s called myPersonality and it may have exposed the data of 3 million Facebook users. Data myPersonality was shared with researchers from more than 150 institutions, according to New Scientist. They needed a username and password to access it. But they could...
Great White Sharks in the UK?
Every year, around 70 shark attacks are reported worldwide – and only a fraction of these are fatal. There are more than 40 different species of sharks living and passing through Britain’s waters. Although, shark attacks are extremely rare, the amount of unprovoked shark attacks in the United Kingdom...
Heatwave UK causes Ireland to preserve water
This summer of 2018, a heatwave struck the United Kingdom (UK) as it experiences a temperature that ranges from 30 to 32 degrees Celsius. A spokesman for the Met stated that the UK weather would not change for a while and will last for at least five more days....
Over 450 patients died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital
There have been over 450 deaths in Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1998 to 2000s, and it is believed that inappropriate administration of opiates/painkillers caused the death of patients admitted in the hospital. Nurses criticized the exercise of medication in the hospital Dr. Jane Barton found guilty over malpractice,...
Ticketmaster Hacked - Monzo and Ibenta shared their response
Ticketmaster announced that personal information of their customers in the UK had been hacked by an unknown third-party. Affected parties are only within the UK, and they are advising their clients to modify their information and observe suspicious activities in their accounts. The unknown software had hacked the personal...
How the UK deal with its Plastic Waste Crisis
The UK is experiencing a plastic waste crisis and here's how they deal with it. Greenpeace’s analysis of customs data depicted that the United Kingdom (UK) had sent two-thirds of its total plastic waste to China since 2012. The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May has vowed to eliminate...
TFL renews Uber license to operate
Uber gained its 15-month probationary license in London after the appeal in court had been finalized. Public transportation is necessary for our daily lives. However, with the growing population, there are instances where it may not be readily available in such times as the rush hours where trains, buses, and...
Experts request the UK government to take action in Vitamin D insufficiency
A sixth-month-old baby died of rickets due to vitamin D insufficiency, and experts are pushing the United Kingdom to change and improve their policy on the matter. Vitamins are essential nutrients to the human body, and any deficiency can lead to problems or death. On June 26, 2018, in the...
NHS received funding to boost operation
Healthcare has always been an essential sector in every country. As the saying goes, "Health is wealth." The United Kingdom's primary healthcare provider, the National Health Service (NHS) ranks as one of the best healthcare systems in the world. It continues to prove that a state can provide its...
European Development Days 2018 will tackle on gender equality and the role of women around the world
Launched in 2006, the European Development Days is a way to gather the international development community to discuss the methods of eradicating poverty. On June 5, the 12th European Development Days have opened, under the theme “Women and Girls at the Forefront of Sustainable Development: protect, empower, invest." This year's gathering...