Michael Mc Sporran

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Side Steps Question About Hezbollah Flag At Al Quds March

Grenfell Tower fire. NEW DOCUMENTARY.

Grenfell Tower fire. The poor living in a wealthy borough.

How to save 51 billion lives for 68 cents with simple Engineering

The Public Pressure & Force Sadiq Khan To Give A Statement On Grenfell Tower FIRE

Microsoft shows off Windows VR headsets from ASUS and Dell

We've already seen Windows 10 VR headsets from HP, Acer and Dell, and now we can add ASUS to the mix. During its Computex keynote today, Microsoft revealed ASUS's headset for the first time, along with a new look for Dell's entry. They share similar-looking forehead-strap designs, but Dell's goes …

The Other Gettysburg Address You Probably Haven't Heard Of

The greatest speech in American history had a tough act to follow.<p>On November 19, 1863, Abraham Lincoln delivered an address at the dedication of a …

Clinton, Obama pledge unity behind Trump presidency

(Reuters) - Republican Donald Trump put aside the celebrations and focussed on Wednesday on his 73-day transition to the White House as rival Hillary Clinton promised to bury the bitterness of their long presidential race and work to unify a divided country.<p>After Trump’s stunning upset of the …

Sustainable eHighways For Trucks Could Be The Answer To The Increase In Freight Transport

The world’s first public road project with electrified highway trucks is being conducted in Sweden, and will soon be replicated in California as well.<p>Sweden’s Minister for Infrastructure Anna Johansson and the Minister of Energy Ibrahim Baylan recently inaugurated the first eHighway system on a …

Los Angeles

There is an incredible theory that a Brexit won't actually happen even if the public votes for it

A really crucial detail about the upcoming EU referendum has gone virtually unmentioned, and it is probably <i>the</i> most crucial detail: <b>Parliament doesn't actually have to bring Britain out of the EU if the public votes for it.</b><p>That is because the result of the June 23 referendum on Britain's EU …

Great Britain

Nazareth House: Rednal, Birmingham full inspection

Nazareth House

kryzwicki <i>proper brummie kid</i><p>Hi there,<br>I am looking for information and photos of nazareth house convent and childrens home which used to be in Lickey …

Nazareth House

Peters_History <i>knowlegable brummie</i><p>Hi .. I used to work at Nazareth House which was run by The Poor Sisters of Nazareth, I was only there maby a year …

‘Club Drug’ Ketamine Provides Hope in Fight Against Depression

Scientists are increasingly convinced that ketamine, a popular “club drug,” may be a viable treatment option for people who suffer from depression. …

Cannabis helps my epileptic son. If only we had known sooner

Vital research on the medical benefits of marijuana has been obstructed by policies based on moral panic. Government needs to get out of the way of science<p>In fall 2012, when other parents were trading stories about the difficulties of balancing homework with little league practice and swimming …

Mobile banking in the spotlight as fraudsters pull £6,000 sting

John Ellard found himself caught up in a deception involving both O2 and Nationwide<p>If your bank has your mobile number to help it “manage” your current account, you may want to have a rethink. John Ellard, managing director of a small internet service provider, has had his Nationwide current …

Banking

America’s Gestapo: The FBI’s Reign of Terror

“We want no Gestapo or secret police. The FBI is tending in that direction. They are dabbling in sex-life scandals and plain blackmail. J. Edgar …

The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

The idea of free will, the illusion that our minds are free to wander, independent of the brain, is problematic for psychiatry. Libertarian free will …

I thought my Instagram was all mine, until the algorithm proved me wrong

Instagram’s decision to follow in the footsteps of Twitter and Facebook and change to an algorithmic feed was a wake up call: I’m the product, not the owner<p>Related: Instagram to roll out algorithm that will display photos out of order<p>As a good San Franciscan millennial, my first reaction was to …

The strange history of opiates in America: from morphine for kids to heroin for soldiers | James Nevius

They went from common painkillers to blacklisted substances, and now they’re standard again. Along the way, efforts to criminalize haven’t stemmed usage<p>America’s burgeoning opiate problem is a tragedy, but it shouldn’t come as a surprise: it stretches back to the arrival of the Mayflower in …

Snowden: FBI's claim about unlockable iPhone is 'bulls***'

The latest figure with an opinion on the fight between Apple and the FBI is none other than NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>His conclusion? The FBI's claim that only Apple can bypass the security of the iPhone used by a terrorist is bogus.<p>"The FBI says Apple has the 'exclusive technical means' of …

The 30 greatest conspiracy theories - part 1

From the assassination of John F Kennedy to the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. From Roswell, New Mexico, to Nasa's moon landings. From the bloodline of Christ to the death of Elvis Presley. Every major event of the last 2,000 years has prompted a conspiracy theory and here we examine those with …

Bookies: Julian Assange has more chance of being free than 'Making a Murderer' convict Steven Avery

And the odds are not in his favour.<p>Paddy Power are offering odds of 100/1 on Assange getting out this weekend and even if you reckon he will walk out before the end month, Paddy Power will take your money at 14/1.<p>If you are a little more risk adverse, you might feel safer putting your money on …

Making a Murderer

UFO footage which sent alien hunters into frenzy 'confirmed' as GENUINE by expert

Mr Jones watched the light for about five minutes in the hope that something would occur that would explain the phenomenon, but noticed no …

How Seattle Uber Drivers Won the Right to Unionize

How This Scientist Discovered Coffee Was Reorganizing His Brain

His 18-month study uncovered a lot about how his brain -- and others -- works.<p>Stanford University neuroscientist Russell Poldrack is the proud owner of the most studied brain in the world.<p>During an 18-month period, Poldrack underwent a 10-minute fMRI scan every Tuesday and Thursday morning, and …

The Brain

Vietnam, heroin and the lesson of disrupting any addiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the U.S. military launched Operation Golden Flow nearly 45 years ago, no one could have anticipated the impact it would have on the study of addiction, behavior and your brain.<p>It was 1971 and U.S. Reps. Robert Steele and Morgan Murphy had just returned from an official visit to Vietnam …

Drug Addiction