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Tesla's Elon Musk introduces 'beautiful' money-saving home battery backup system

LOS ANGELES -- Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Thursday officially announced two battery backup products, one for homes and one for industrial use, at an event at the company's Southern California design studio.<p>The lithium-ion battery modules can store electricity from solar panels and serve to …

The Latest on Nepal: $1,000 for each family of those killed

9:30 a.m. (0345 GMT)<p>Nepal's government is giving out 100,000 rupees ($1,000) to families of each of those killed in Saturday's earthquake, and …

I’m ashamed of Britain’s aid pledge to Nepal – just 12p each | Carole Cadwalladr

Nepal,Earthquakes,South and Central Asia,World news,Aid,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Foreign policy,Politics,Equality,Charitable giving,Money,Charities,Voluntary sector,Global development<p>I don’t feel lucky to have missed the earthquake. The real luck is that we live such rich and gilded …

Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 4,800 as rescuers face challenges

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> More than 4,800 people dead. More than 9,200 injured. Eight million affected across Nepal. One million children urgently in need of help.<p>Those are the startling numbers that indicate the scale of the devastation from the huge earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation on …

Israel gets involved in Syrian conflict

With the civil war in Syria being increasingly being internationalized, even Israel got into the action this past week, apparently attacking Syrian army weapons warehouses near the border with Lebanon on Saturday morning, then attacking and killing four fighters Sunday night who were reportedly …

Baltimore put under curfew and National Guard deployed after riots erupt after Freddie Gray funeral

Ongoing violent protests in Baltimore, Maryland have led Governor Larry Hogan to declare a state of emergency and the city mayor Stephanie …

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water …

Prince Charles on brink of ending all fossil fuel investments

Prince of Wales’ move comes as seven UK-based charitable foundations announce their fossil fuel divestment on financial and ethical grounds<p>The Prince of Wales is on the brink of eradicating all fossil fuel investments from his financial holdings, becoming the latest high-profile addition to a …

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The cold truth about our thirst for bottled water | Lucy Siegle

Water,Environment,Life and style,Business,Ethical and green living,Recycling,Consumer affairs,Money,US news,World news,California,Nestlé,Food & drink industry,Waste<p>The exploitation of a precious natural resource by multinational companies is degrading the environment. Consumers shouldn’t fall for it<p>…

This Is a Baby’s Brain on Pain

In a first, researchers at Oxford University have watched infants as young as a day old as their brains process a light prodding of their feet. The …

Ed Miliband: Labour will launch emergency recruitment drive to tackle NHS staffing crisis

Labour leader Ed Miliband will today (21 April) return his focus to the NHS, as he sets out a "Rescue Plan" to be implemented in Labour's first …

Young votes are there to be won but politicians don’t seem interested

If I had a penny for every time a politician or a journalist insinuated that of all the issues facing Britain in the 21st century, public transport was the thing that affected my life the most, I would own a bus company. If I had a penny for the amount of times someone asked how angry I was about …

Six more reasons why you're fat

Telegraph View: Scientists have discovered six different kinds of obesity. It seems the age of merry, portly England is swiftly fading away<p>Just as other people are untidy while you live in creative disorder, or others are moody while you are sensitive, so others are horribly fat while you have all …

Asking prices for homes in England hit new high

House prices have been pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market, according to Rightmove<p>Asking prices for homes on sale in England and Wales hit an all-time high in the month to early April, pushed up by a fall in the number of properties on the market, property website …

What If We Turned Ancient Monuments Into Greenhouses?

Now, a group of architects proposes using the pyramids to help agriculture survive in the area. By turning the pyramids into biospheres, the …

Plunge in UK shop prices continues

Supermarket price war pushes shop prices down at the steepest rate at least eight years, as meat, milk, cheese and vegetable prices all fall<p>British shop prices fell in March at the steepest rate for at least eight years, marking almost two years of falling prices as cheaper oil and a supermarket …

The last thing Yemen needs is more war. But that is what it’s getting

After years of hearing how terrible Western interventions are in the Middle East (Exhibits A, B and C the fiascos of Iraq, Afghanistan and post-Gaddafi Libya), it will be interesting to see how a Saudi-led all-Muslim intervention fares in Yemen.<p>My prediction is it won’t be much better than those of …

Turkey: 9 Britons arrested at border with Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nine British citizens were arrested in Turkey on Wednesday, suspected of trying to cross illegally into Syria, the Turkish military said on its website.<p>The group included four children -- the oldest being 10 or 11, with the youngest born in 2013, a Turkish official told CNN on condition of …

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen fights off Houthi advance

Rebels pull back from positions in central Aden after intense air strikes, while remaining in some neighbourhoods.<p>Houthi forces pulled back from positions in central Aden after air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition, residents of the southern Yemeni port city said.<p>They said a unit of Houthi and …

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Polar bears face starvation as unlikely to adapt to a land-based diet, says report

New research casts doubt on the theory that polar bears could survive habitat loss as sea ice declines by foraging for food on land<p>Polar bears face starvation as their frozen habitat shrinks because they will not adapt to land-based foods, according to new research.<p>As the sea ice around the Arctic …

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Syria-Bound British Teen Trio Detained By Turkish Police

Three British teenagers who are believed to have been travelling to Syria were detained by officials in Turkey, police said.<p>The trio, a man of 19 and …

The Next Frontier for 3-D Printers is Healthy Food

The Plate<p>3-D printers are all the rage in the high-tech food world, turning out gorgeous sugar polyhedra and chocolate rosebuds – but if they’re to address world food problems in the future, they’re going to have to move into far more nutritious fare.<p>That’s the idea behind Dutch designer Chloé …

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The UK needs to invest more in its scientists – especially the women

The political parties may argue passionately that science is our future, but let’s see some real action to promote it<p>After the Baftas and the Brit awards, science has its chance to dress up and celebrate this week, at the L’Oréal- Unesco For Women in Science Awards at the Sorbonne in Paris. I will …

Lawyer backing girls who fled to Syria is linked to 'terror apologists’

Tasnime Akunjee, who represents the families of the three teenage 'jihadi brides' from east London, is an extremist with links to Cage<p>The lawyer representing the families of the three east London girls who ran away to Syria is an extremist with links to Cage, the group which <b>Boris Johnson</b>, the Mayor …

UK schoolgirls lured by IS group won't face terror charges, police say

Three British schoolgirls who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, UK police said Tuesday, as relatives of the missing teens accused law enforcement of failing to stop their flight.<p>Police chiefs also defended their handling of the …

UN plan to resettle Syrian refugees in northern Europe

The UN has drawn up radical plans for an “orderly relocation” of thousands of Syrian refugees from southern Europe to richer countries in the north, and is pressing the EU to agree to a year-long pilot programme.<p>On the eve of the fourth anniversary of the start of the Syrian conflict, and with ever …

Iraq: Isis claim Ramadi suicide bomber was Australian teen jihadi Jake Bilardi

A Melbourne teenager who reportedly ran away to join Islamic State (formerly known as Isis) could be one of the suicide bombers that struck at the …

Britain climbs up world university rankings

British universities have gained ground in top international rankings, published by the Times Higher Education, with Oxford and Cambridge muscling past big US names<p>British universities have gained power in a top reputation ranking table, with <b>Oxford</b>and <b>Cambridge</b> muscling past big US names to make it …

Aid groups say world is failing Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four years. At least 220,000 people killed -- more than one every 10 minutes. Millions displaced.<p>The Syrian civil war is a human calamity and it's getting worse, according to a furious new report from more than 20 aid groups.<p>U.N. Security Council resolutions aimed at protecting civilians …