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  • Electric but no shocks

    Electric but no shocks

    BMW has developed a new, more capacious battery pack for its i3 electric hatchback to increase the car’s range, and that very power unit has finally found its way into the REX range-extender variant. For those uninitiated in the complexities of...

  • From autonomy to economy

    From autonomy to economy

    Autonomous cars are due to contribute €17 trillion to the European economy by 2050, according to Nissan. The figure has been revealed following a comprehensive study on the subject, made up of an independent report by think tank Policy Network. It...

  • Care for your car

    Care for your car

    Car upholstery and interior textiles get a lot of wear through dust, road dirt and everyday soiling. The Sonax interior care specialists ensure comfortable seating and a pleasant atmosphere while driving. First, remove the floor mats and...

  • Electrifying concept

    Electrifying concept

    The Jaguar I-Pace Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar. This is a production preview of the Jaguar I-Pace, which will be revealed next year and on the road in 2018. Jaguar’s engineering and design teams have torn up the rule book to...

  • Past and present

    Past and present

    This year’s edition of the Milano AutoClassica brought together enthusiasts, experts and operators, all attracted by this continuously expanding sector which is gaining more and more interest in the general public. The event focused on the...

  • Small car, big technology

    Small car, big technology

    Ford has revealed the next generation Ford Fiesta – the world’s most technologically advanced small car – at a special Go Further event held in Cologne, Germany. The next generation Fiesta was unveiled with the most sophisticated range of driver...

  • UK couple use first home to accommodate homeless asylum seekers

    UK couple use first home to accommodate homeless asylum seekers

    A British Christian couple saving for their first home have instead bought a house for homeless asylum seekers. Matthew and Steph Neville live in a church as part of a Christian community. After saving for years for their own home, the Birmingham...

  • E-cigarette report sparks controversy

    E-cigarette report sparks controversy

    The U.S. surgeon general in a report released called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group. Vivek Murthy, the...

  • Going, going, gone

    Going, going, gone

    Lorella Fava sits down with auctioneer Pierre Grech Pillow as Obelisk Auction House gets ready for yet another grand auction of antiques and artworks. Pierre Grech Pillow is getting his hammer ready as he prepares for yet another exciting...

  • Averting ‘holiday heart’

    Averting ‘holiday heart’

    It’s called ‘holiday heart’ because it happens to binge drinkers who feel a flutter or irregular heartbeat after too many cocktails at parties. But a research review suggests it can happen after just one drink. Conventional wisdom, based on plenty...

  • Empowering survivors of gender-based violence

    Empowering survivors  of gender-based violence

    Inequalities between genders may increase the risk of acts of violence against women, says Renee Laiviera. The Commissioner of the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality highlights various initiatives and the support available to...

  • Junk food adverts targeting children to be banned in UK

    Junk food adverts targeting children to be banned in UK

    Junk food advertising is to be banned across all children's media - including online and social - in a landmark decision to help tackle childhood obesity. The new rules will ban the advertising of food or drink high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS)...

  • A guide to losing weight after your office parties

    A guide to losing weight after your office parties

    It’s that time of year again – the countdown to Christmas has begun, meaning plans for your annual office party will undoubtedly be set in motion. Whether you’ll be dining at a fine restaurant or going out for drinks, Christmas parties allow...

  • The day of the great deceit

    The day of the great deceit

    Conspiracy theories sprout like ivy and savagely grow to obfuscate the truth. One such theory – eventually debunked with the release of a key file from the Public Record Office in Kew, the UK – claimed that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill...

  • Global corporate treasure hunt to dig up gold for charity

    Global corporate treasure hunt to dig up gold for charity

    A local teambuilding company wants local businesses to take part in the world's first-ever 24-hour corporate team  building treasure hunt, with all proceeds going to charity.   The Go Give initiative, scheduled to take place next Monday, will...

  • Doctors see regular misuse of antibiotics, narcotics

    Doctors see regular misuse of antibiotics, narcotics

    Antibiotics and narcotics are often prescribed when they aren't the best option for patients and may do more harm than good, a survey of US physicians suggests. The survey asked doctors to identify treatments that they see routinely used despite...

  • Being nuts about nuts

    Being nuts about nuts

    A handful of nuts a day can help to keep the doctor – and the undertaker – away, research has shown. People consuming at least 20g of nuts daily were less likely to develop potentially fatal conditions such as heart disease and cancer, the study...

  • Yo-yo dieting‘triggers caveman response which can mean weight gain’

    Yo-yo dieting‘triggers  caveman response which can mean weight gain’

    Yo-yo dieting triggers a caveman response to famine that leads to inevitable weight gain, research suggests. A survival mechanism hard-wired by evolution causes the brain to interpret repeated diets as periods of food scarcity. Between diets, it...

  • Squash claimed to be best exercise to keep death at bay

    Squash claimed to be best exercise to keep death at bay

    Regularly playing squash could help stave off death the longest, a study suggests. Scientists have narrowed down the sports and types of exercise that are linked to significantly lower odds of dying before those who do not do those...

  • Kicking habit of smoking in 60s can still increase life expectancy

    Kicking habit of smoking in 60s can still increase life expectancy

    Smokers can extend their lives by quitting even if they wait until their 60s to kick the habit, research has shown. A new study confirms that it is never too late to stop smoking –  and the earlier you give up, the longer you are likely to...