British skiers face a green Christmas at the Alps after warmer temperatures
Thousands of British families due to leave the UK for a traditional Alpine skiing break next weekend are facing the possibility of a green Christmas. Many resorts across the Alps and Pyrenees had already pushed back their opening weekends from December ...
December 15, 2014
Ebola screening begins at Gatwick Airport for passengers from Sierra Leone ...
It will start in North Terminal, then checks will begin at South Terminal from tomorrow, followed by St Pancras (Eurostar) later this week, a spokesman said. 'Screening is being undertaken to help ensure individuals arriving from high-risk areas know ...
October 21, 2014
Check in, thaw out: The Best Websites For.... winter sun holidays
If you'd like to get away over the course of this winter for some morale-boosting rays of hot, or at least warm, sunshine, where should you go? Barbados? Bali? Bangkok? Benidorm? The key info you need on winter-sun breaks is what the weather is likely ...
December 12, 2013
No catheter, no cuff: FDA clears Sotera Wireless' continuous noninvasive blood ...
No more catheter, no more cuff for monitoring patient vital signs? Sotera Wireless announced the FDA has given 510(k) clearance to its continuous non-invasive blood pressure (cNIBP) technology, a new feature of its ViSi Mobile patient monitoring system....
October 10, 2013
Paper records or EMR
With round the clock accessibility, EMRs not only enhance earnings for providers by cutting down record-maintenance costs but also go a long way in improving provision of healthcare to patients. It is no surprise then that according to Centre for ...
July 22, 2013
Why TZYM's GI drug ulimorelin failed phase 3 trials: The working hypothesis
Tranzyme Pharma (NASDAQ:TZYM) can measure the phase 3 clinical trial failure of its gastrointestinal drug ulimorelin by counting hours. The preliminary results don't suggest that the compound did not work at all. Rather, post-surgical hospital care has ...
March 12, 2012
Swoosh into action: The Portes du Soleil area in France has skiing for every ...
A steaming mug of hot chocolate with Mont Blanc lurking on the horizon is as heady as a double shot of schnapps. And despite the thermometer hovering just above freezing, there's no need even for a hat. The sun is high in the sky. Everything is ...
November 25, 2011
British skiers face a GREEN Christmas: Thousands face disruption as Alps resorts suffer poorest start to the season for 40 years Many Alps and Pyrenees resorts had already delayed opening weekends Unusually warm temperatures caused early snowfall... Many resorts across the Alps and Pyrenees had already pushed back their opening weekends from December 6 until December 13 after unusually warm temperatures caused early snowfall in November to melt across resorts in France, Austria and Italy. But yesterday skiers at the French resort of Les Arcs - which makes up half of the giant Paradiski skiing domain - found green meadows or slopes dusted with just a light covering of snow where inches of snowfall would usually have fallen by now. Skiers were being bussed in from the resorts of Arc 1600, Arc 1800 and Arc 1950 to Arc 2000, where a single 0. 6-mile (1km) piste was in operation.
Ebola screening begins at Gatwick Airport for passengers flying from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia after shambolic start at Heathrow last week Tests to begin at North Terminal today and South Terminal from tomorrow Six months of Ebola... Dr Paul Cosford, director for health protection and medical director at PHE, said: 'Anyone who is well but may have been at increased risk of contact with the Ebola virus will be given printed information and a PHE contact number to call in case... 'People infected with Ebola can only spread the virus to other people once they have developed symptoms, such as a fever. 'Even if someone has symptoms, the virus is only transmitted by direct contact with the blood or body fluids of an infected person.
The key info you need on winter-sun breaks is what the weather is likely to be like, and how long it's going to take to fly there – for reliable warmth from now until March, you need to fly some distance from the UK, certainly further than Benidorm. You also, of course, need an idea of holiday options. Select a destination - and there are thousands of resorts around the world to choose from - and for each month of the year, you can see the average temperatures (maximum daytime, minimum night-time), the average hours of sunshine per day and the... There's also a promising interactive Holiday Planner that lets you search for breaks based on flight time from the UK and weather criteria (temperature, rainfall etc) for different months. This visually impressive and deceptively simple website - 101 carefully selected holidays presented on a pictorial grid - has some good winter-sun advice written by an experienced travel journalist: click on 'Select a month' to find it. For... So for a cheap beach holiday in January, The Gambia is recommended - and you click through to a summary of holiday options with the Gambia Experience,.
When do the clocks change? Clocks go forward this month
The mornings and evenings are getting lighter as we find ourselves in late march - Easter is only around the corner, but when do the clocks go forward? Daylight Saving Time or British Summer Time (BST) starts once the clocks go forward one hour at 1am on ...
March 25, 2015
As the clocks go forward the weather takes a turn for the worse
The clocks go forward this weekend marking the start of British Summer Time but unfortunately the weather is about to take a turn for the worse! A strong jet stream over the Atlantic and low pressure will bring spells of heavy rain with strong to gale ...
March 27, 2015
When do the clocks go forward 2015?
MANY people are asking when the clocks will go forward in 2015 – well here’s the answer. The clocks will go forward on March 29. In the UK the clocks go forward one hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back one hour at 2am on the last Sunday in ...
March 2, 2015
Dodge Charger Hellcat Clocks over 200 MPH in Speed Run
While we had heard the Charger Hellcat was capable of running over 200 mph or 322 km/h, we hadn’t seen it done. Now, Dodge has released a video shot when the car was undergoing final testing when it was tested to its full capacity. The car you see in the ...
January 29, 2015
Tablets before bed can ruin your sleep: New research warns bedtime gadget use can ruin our body clocks - and recommends we go back to paper books
Previous research has shown that blue light suppresses melatonin, impacts the circadian clock and increase alertness, but little was known about the effects of this popular technology on sleep. The use of light emitting devices immediately before bedtime ...
December 22, 2014
Cricket Player Ryan Higgins Clocks a Seagull with a Hit Ball (Video)
Not knowing the first thing about cricket, I’m confident I misused about seven different terms in that headline. I bet they don’t even call seagulls “seagulls” during cricket matches. They’re probably called “Rories” or something. Whatever.
July 1, 2014
QisDesign Seagull Table Lamp
The Seagull Table Lamp by QisDesign has been designed by QisDesign. The Seagull Light The Seagull Light, an LED lighting fixture, takes the form of a flying seagull and functions similarly too. In response to the eco trend, the light adopts LED as lighting ...
December 10, 2013