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'Diseased meat could go undetected' due to rule change

<b>More diseased meat could end up in sausages and pies because of changes to safety checks in slaughterhouses, hygiene inspectors have warned.</b><p>Inspectors in abattoirs used to be able to cut open pig carcasses to check for signs of disease.<p>But under new European regulations, supported by Britain's Food …

Agriculture

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Growing Microgreens on Your Windowsill

When Gardening Space is Limited or Non Existent The warm summer air has got me yearning to plant, seed, sprout, and grow something. But city dwelling …

Schools will be told to offer students more contact with 'real employers'

Schools will have to provide "sustained contacts" with employers, mentors, coaches and motivational speakers, according to a leaked draft of new government guidance<p>Schools will be told that they must offer students more contact with "real employers" to provide careers "inspiration" and advice, …

Careers advice: preparing students for the world of work – before year 7

Journalist Lucy Ward explores how St Mary's Church of England High School gets students thinking about their career and future prospects before they leave primary school<p>Before they even put on their new blazer and tie and cross the threshold, students heading to St Mary's Church of England High …

Poignant Photos of Identical Twins Over 50

Beijing-based photographer Gao Rongguo captures poignant photographs of identical twins older than age fifty. Growing up in Shandong Province, he …

Xi threatens “lifetime” consequences for officials who hurt the environment

China’s president has laid down a stark warning to government officials: if you sanction a project that damages the environment, you’ll be held responsible. For life.<p>Given the sharp growth in Chinese environmental activism, it’s not surprising that Xi Jinping is keen to be seen taking action. In …

China

Teenager caught defacing ancient temple

Last week a photo of a monument in Luxor with Chinese characters scratched into it was posted onto Sina Weibo, a similar website to Twitter.<p>The graffiti, which roughly translates as “Ding Jinhao was here”, was spotted at a temple dedicated to Amenhotep III, and sparked outrage in China, coming just …

Everest may have ladder installed to ease congestion on Hillary Step

It was the final obstacle, the 40 feet of technical climbing up a near vertical rock face that pushed Sir Edmund Hillary to the limit. Once climbed, …

Osaka mayor apologizes for sex comment on U.S. troops

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese mayor apologized Monday for saying earlier that U.S. troops should patronize legal adult entertainment businesses as a way to reduce rapes and other assaults.<p>Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto, who is also the co-head of an emerging nationalistic party, said his remarks two weeks …