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Coroner who refuses to let Jewish or Muslim burials skip the queue accused of breaching human rights

A coroner who refuses to allow Jews or Muslims to skip the burial queue has been accused of breaching human rights laws at the High Court.<p>Mary Hassell, the senior coroner for inner north London, established a policy so that deaths in her jurisdiction are dealt with on a first-come, first-served …

Human Rights

Hacker who made ATMs spit out €10m at a time to buy cryptocurrencies arrested in Spain

The leader of a criminal gang which hacked into cash machines to make them spew out money as part of a €1bn (£870m) swindle has been arrested.<p>Europol …

Five genius ways to banish spots using natural products from your kitchen cabinet

Skincare can be seriously pricey, but did you know that some of the best remedies for spots can be found in your own kitchen? Before you reach for …

Skin Care

When to See a Doctor About Heart Palpitations

"It feels like my heart is doing flip-flops, turning over in my chest,” the middle-aged real estate broker told me.<p>She was trying to explain to me …

Blood-thinning drugs designed to cut stroke risk may actually increase it

Blood-thinning drugs may increase rather than cut the risk of stroke in some people over 65 who have an irregular heartbeat and also chronic kidney disease, according to a new study.<p>The researchers are calling on doctors to be more cautious in prescribing the drugs, called anticoagulants, until …

Fibrillation

EU markets hold their breath ahead of 'MiFID' Day

LONDON (Reuters) - A sweeping reform of European Union financial markets will come in with the New Year on January 3, a year late due to its complexity and after eleventh-hour handholding by regulators keen to avoid any trading snarls.<p>FILE PHOTO: A market maker works on the trading floor at IG …

Trading

Penang guide: what to do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

This exotic tropical island off the north-west coast of Malaysia is one of the world capitals of street food, with a dazzling array of cuisines from the island’s Chinese, Malay and Indian communities. But after eating my way through everything from Hokkien black noodles, succulent giant prawns …

Georgetown University

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

The Latest: Analysts see higher taxes for many _ eventually

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican tax overhaul legislation (all times local):<p>5:45 p.m.<p>A nonpartisan analysis says the Senate tax overhaul …

Health Care

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Bet Your Business On A Platform

The basic laws of business have not changed<p>Hertz is a nearly 100 year-old business valued at about $2 billion. Uber is an 8 year-old business valued at $50 billion. Marriott is a 90 year-old business, with hotels all over the world, and is valued at $39 billion, while AirBnB achieved a similar …

The Anatomy of the Heart

Chambers<p>Atria - upper two chambers of the heart.<br>• Ventricles - lower two chambers of the heart.<p>Heart Wall<p>The heart wall consists of three</b> …

One Direction

Become a blockchain expert in 1,384 words

And it's going to fundamentally change how businesses operate.<p>Make no mistake… this revolution is <i>at least</i> as significant as the one brought about by the Internet. It will disrupt every single business on the face of the earth.<p>That's why it's vital that you learn to understand this technology. It …

Bitcoin

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