Gemma Littlejohns

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Pupils should stay indoors at lunch to avoid smog, says UK government adviser

Prof Frank Kelly says children should not be allowed to use playground in areas with severe pollution<p>Schools in areas affected by severe air pollution should keep pupils indoors at lunchtime to avoid them having asthma attacks and potentially lifelong lung damage, a key government adviser is urging.<p>…

How accurate long-range weather forecasts will change British life

The Met office will soon be able to accurately predict the weather months in advance. So Test matches can be declared a draw a year before. And rash purchases of barbecues at Easter will be a thing of the past<p>A new and more detailed British weather forecast model, made possible by increases in …

Leg found in lake in Dagenham

Body part may be linked to disappearance of Neill Buchel, but police say it is too early to confirm if it is related to investigation<p>A body part believed to be a human leg has been found in a lake in Dagenham, east London, Scotland Yard has said.<p>It is thought the find could be linked to the …

Kenyan Muslim groups threaten protest over Islamist shooting | Reuters

MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Two prominent Kenyan Muslim rights groups threatened on Wednesday to stage street protests in the port city of Mombasa unless the government met a Saturday deadline to say who had killed a prominent Islamist.<p>Muslim cleric Abubakar Shariff speaks during an interview in …

As Scientists Examine Landslide, Questions About Logging's Potential Role

While there is no "smoking gun," clear-cutting and river erosion emerge as possible contributors.<p><b>Scientists hoping to better understand what triggered the tragic landslide in western Washington are eyeing two prime suspects: rising groundwater that weakened slide-prone soils, perhaps exacerbated by</b> …

Malaysia Airlines Mystery May Never Be Solved, Officials Say

Additional technology is being employed to search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but officials admitted today that the mystery into the …

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Flight 370 search: 'It could take months, it could take years'

Many have pointed to lessons learned -- and heeded -- from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.<p>Should there be tighter rules about who's in the cockpit? That's happened. Should the Malaysian military have acted more quickly after the airliner went missing nearly four weeks ago? …