Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of samples found to be polluted Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health. Scores of tap water samples from more […]

Tube blast is terror incident, say police

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows a burning bag on board the Tube carriage at Parsons Green station An “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during Friday’s morning rush hour, injuring 29 people. The blast, at Parsons Green station on a District Line train from […]

Royal baby: Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child – BBC News

Royal baby and extreme morning sickness Severe sickness can be ‘traumatic’ Royal Family tree and line of succession The duke and duchess have a son, George, who is four, and a daughter, Charlotte, aged two. With the previous two pregnancies, the couple announced them before the 12-week mark – when most women have their first […]

Take away Aung San Suu Kyis Nobel peace prize. She no longer deserves it | George Monbiot

Once she was an inspiration. Now, silent on the plight of the Rohingya, she is complicit in crimes against humanity, writes the Guardian columnist George Monbiot Few of us expect much from political leaders: to do otherwise is to invite despair. But to Aung San Suu Kyi we entrusted our hopes. To mention her name […]