Author: shima-uma

Passengers forced to hide in driver’s cabin after knifeman gets on board

Terrified passengers ran into the driver’s cabin after a man armed with a knife boarded a train this afternoon. Armed officers arrived at Queens Road Peckham Railway Station, after the man, believed to be in his 50s, went into a carriage on the Southern Railways service to London Bridge at around 12.20pm. He has since […]

Verdasco out of Rio Open; 3rd seed Garin advances – NBC Sports

Spain’s Fernando Verdasco was eliminated by Pablo Andujar in the first round of the Rio Open on Monday. The 36-year-old Verdasco lost 6-3, 6-3 to his countryman. Top seed and Australian Open finalist Dominic Thiem of Austria will play his first match on Tuesday against Brazilian Felipe Meligeni Alves. Third seeded Christian Garin of Chile […]

Saliva Can Predict Excess Body Fat in Teenagers

In addition to keeping the mouth moist and protecting us against germs, saliva can also be used for early detection of the risk of developing diseases associated with surplus body fat, a new study suggests. For the findings, published in the journal Nutrition Research, the researchers in Brazil performed a study in which they used […]

HSBC eyes $600 million in losses if Coronavirus persists

HSBC could be forced to take $600 million in additional provisions against loan losses if the Coronavirus outbreak persists into the second half of this year, Chief Financial Officer Ewan Stevenson said on Tuesday. He said HSBC has modelled several scenarios for the impact of the virus on its business, and in the more extreme […]

Amazon founder launches $10 billion Bezos Earth Fund to fight climate change

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos this week announced the launch of a global initiative to help fight the devastating impact of climate change on Earth. The Bezos Earth Fund will empower scientists, activists and non-governmental organizations to both amplify know methods and explore new ways to combat what is described by some as the […]

Moment farmer jumps into flood waters to save lambs and sheep in Storm Dennis

This is the dramatic moment a farmer risks her life to save a flock of sheep stranded in a flooded field. Faye Russell sprang into action when a neighbour called to say some sheep and lambs were at risk during the torrential downpours on Sunday. The 26-year-old farmer put a long rope around her waist, […]