Putin’s nuclear arsenal exposed as world ‘on brink of armageddon’ over Ukraine crisis | Science | News

Russia: Putin could start ‘nuclear armageddon’ says Ostalski As of January 2021, the Kremlin had an estimated 6,257 nuclear weapons in its arsenal, according to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS). Meanwhile, the US has almost 1,000 fewer, possessing 5,550. Now, there are fears the countries may dig into those stockpiles as Russia looks poised… Continue reading Putin’s nuclear arsenal exposed as world ‘on brink of armageddon’ over Ukraine crisis | Science | News

Coronavirus vaccines may reduce risk of long Covid, ONS study finds | Long Covid

Vaccination could reduce the risk of long Covid, research by the Office for National Statistics suggests. The study, of more than 6,000 adults, found that those who were double-vaccinated had a 41% lower likelihood of self-reporting Covid symptoms 12 weeks after first testing positive. Overall, 9.5% of the double-vaccinated group reported experiencing long Covid, defined… Continue reading Coronavirus vaccines may reduce risk of long Covid, ONS study finds | Long Covid

Mysterious boom rocks US as residents report ‘something moving very fast’ through sky | Science | News

It sparked a frenzy of independent reports, some even speculated that it could have been a meteorite explosion. New Orleans residents flocked to social media to explain their confusion about the unexplained boom. The boom is said to have rattled windows and shook homes across the city. This is despite no current indications that anything… Continue reading Mysterious boom rocks US as residents report ‘something moving very fast’ through sky | Science | News

Turkey forced to CUT power and be plunged into darkness as Putin runs riot with gas suppli | Science | News

Teias, the country’s electricity transmission system operator, warned organised industrial zones that power cuts for 72 hours will start as early as today or tomorrow. The move has been prompted by a gas shortage in the country. It comes as deliveries to gas-fired power plants from an Iranian pipeline have been slashed, with the Islamic… Continue reading Turkey forced to CUT power and be plunged into darkness as Putin runs riot with gas suppli | Science | News

Improved air quality in first lockdown saved 800 lives in Europe, says study | Air pollution

More than 800 lives may have been saved across Europe thanks to better air quality in the first phase of Covid lockdowns, research suggests. Measures brought in to stem the rise in infections resulted in far fewer cars and lorries on the roads, which had the biggest impact on reducing deaths, according to the study… Continue reading Improved air quality in first lockdown saved 800 lives in Europe, says study | Air pollution

UK in crisis mode as Putin threatens Ukraine war in days – emergency supplies boosted | Science | News

Russia: Putin could start ‘nuclear armageddon’ says Ostalski As Russia continues to mount pressure on Ukraine with its build-up of a 100,000 strong army of troops stationed at the Ukraine-Russia border, the West has gone into crisis mode. As Ukraine is a key transit route for Russia’s gas to reach Europe (a third of Europe’s… Continue reading UK in crisis mode as Putin threatens Ukraine war in days – emergency supplies boosted | Science | News

Covid horror: Calls to HALT lifting restrictions as ‘stealth’ Omicron mutation cases surge | Science | News

Dr Meera Chand, COVID-19 Incident Director at UKHSA, said: “It is the nature of viruses to evolve and mutate, so it’s to be expected that we will continue to see new variants emerge as the pandemic goes on.” With uncertainty over the new mutation still high, experts are questioning whether it’s the best time for… Continue reading Covid horror: Calls to HALT lifting restrictions as ‘stealth’ Omicron mutation cases surge | Science | News

Bentley’s electric vehicles to be built in UK with ‘ambitious’ £2.5bn investment | Science | News

It comes after the company committed to investing £2.5billion in sustainability over the next 10 years. The announcement is a major boost for the UK’s post-Brexit economy and also helps secure Bentley’s first step into electrification at the production plant. Bentley plans for the BEV to roll off the production line in 2025 and will… Continue reading Bentley’s electric vehicles to be built in UK with ‘ambitious’ £2.5bn investment | Science | News

World on brink: Russia poised to CUT gas to EU as forces ready to invade Ukraine in days | Science | News

Russia: Portillo explains Germany’s fears over gas supply The West has been warned that President Vladimir Putin could launch an attack on Ukraine in days after reports emerged that 100,000 troops have piled up at the Russia-Ukraine border. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he is in discussions with the US about banning Russia… Continue reading World on brink: Russia poised to CUT gas to EU as forces ready to invade Ukraine in days | Science | News

Brexit Britain ‘securing energy independence’ as TWO deals struck to slash Russian ties | Science | News

Rolls-Royce is looking for locations in the UK to house a factory that will build its fleet of small nuclear reactors (SMRs) after reaching a deal with the Government. They will provide a revolutionary new way of providing nuclear energy, being much smaller, cheaper and quicker to build than power plants. Prime minister Boris Johnson… Continue reading Brexit Britain ‘securing energy independence’ as TWO deals struck to slash Russian ties | Science | News