Lincolnshire Echo
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Spitting and urinating in the street have joined the list of offences which could see you now facing a hefty on-the-spot fine. The streets of Boston are to be patrolled daily and anyone caught littering in anyway as well as spitting or urinating will be handed a £75 fine. Other offences include dropping cigarettes and failing to clean up after your dog. READ MORE: 'It's shocking' - Young teenager spits in face of police officer It comes after Boston Borough Council...
Derby Telegraph
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ScienceDaily
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Researchers have found that a material which incorporates atomically thin layers of water is able to store and deliver energy much more quickly than the same material that doesn't include the water layers. The finding raises some interesting questions about the behavior of liquids when confined at this scale and holds promise for shaping future energy-storage technologies.
Techradar
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does not refer to the Master Sword since it is featured in the original Legend of Zelda, which did not include the specific sword. Fun times. Jon Porter - Home Technology UK Writer Achievements were one of the more minor additions to the world of gaming introduced with the Xbox 360, but theyve since become a staple of both the Xbox and PlayStation platforms (where theyre known as Trophies). Achievements are awarded for the completion of a task in a game, from something as major as completing the main story, or as minor as using a certain weapon for the first time. Something everyone should try at least once is to get all the achievements in a single game, a task which usually forces you to play it on its hardest difficulty, while also trying out all the features the game has to offer.
Ars Technica
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Wild rodents spread more than 35 diseases. Pet mice and rats carry much fewer, luckily, but the diseases they do spread include rat bit fever and Leptospirosis. (credit: ArtBrom ) As every parent knows, newborns and infants are extremely prone to infections. This increased susceptibility is typically attributed to babiesimmature immune systems—since they’re so new to the world, babies havent been exposed to many pathogens yet. But there may be more to this phenomenon than previously thought. A recent paper published in Science suggests that infantsunderdeveloped gut microbiomes may be largely responsible for their increased susceptibility to infection. The microbiome is a diverse community of organisms living in a single environment, including environments like the bodies of larger animals. In humans, the bulk of the microbiome is in the intestines, where these tiny organisms help us digest food and regulate some of our body’s responses to our diet.
Lincolnshire Echo
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More than 50 pubs are up for sale or rent in Lincolnshire as the pub industry continues to struggle. The venues listed on ukbusinessesforsale.com include the Sebastapol Inn, at Minting, near Horncastle, the Red Lion in Gainsborough and the Thorold Arms, in Harmston. The pubs are available as going concerns and investment opportunities and in the case of the Turk's Head, in Heighington, there's the chance to re-energise this village pub to boost community spirit and grow trade all...
Derby Telegraph
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Collective Evolution
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The tank provides a helping means for anyone to practice meditation, whether they are completely new to the exercise or are already a master. The benefits can be substantial for people who are experiencing stress and who wish to escape their busy lives, for people who have difficulty meditating in their normal environments, or even for people who simply wish to gain clarity on issues in their daily lives. In today’s society, a vast majority of people search outwards for help and assistance, and the common vices that are promoted through mass advertising and media include pharmaceutical and/or illicit drugs, alcohol, and television, to name a few. Modern day therapies such as the isolation chamber may be the future of psychotherapy, which focuses on ridding oneself of external distraction while empowering oneself to heal by means of personal observation and conscious awareness.
The Sun Daily - World News
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"It's the attitude – she doesn't have a lot of respect for me," she added. Some protesters gathered outside and others marched to the Indonesian consulate, calling for better migrant rights. Widodo, who is on a two-day visit that will include meeting the city's business leaders, did not address the issue in his speech to the helpers, which instead praised Indonesia's economy, infrastructure and diversity. "Don't let small things cause friction, clashes, division," he said. Demonstrators criticised him for failing to address working conditions. "We are already isolated because of the way we work and where we are, but the government, even when they're in front of us, does not think our voices are important," said former domestic worker Eni Lestari, now chairwoman of the International Migrants Alliance. She said activists had been unable to submit petitions or meet with Widodo.
The Iran Project
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Upon arrival in Bandar Abbas, Rouhani had emphasized that self-reliance in production of gasoline had a strategic importance for the country and described it as a “necessary move”. Other products of the project after completion would include gas oil (14 mt/d), liquefied petroleum gas (4 mt/d), jet fuel (3 mt/d) and sulphur (130 tons per day). The feedstock for the Persian Gulf Condensate Refinery360,000 barrels per day of condensate – would be provided through a pipeline directly from Iran’s natural gas zone of South Pars. The construction of the refinery – which is Iran’s first of its kind – started in 2006 but its completion was delayed in what officials say has been a result of sanctions against Iran.
Techradar
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Guides by Lonely Planet Free iOS , Android Lonely Planet made its name creating in-depth travel guides. With Guides, you can now get a condensed version of what they are best at, on your phone. In the app, you can download the guide for the city that you are going to visit, then select what category you want information in. These include things to see, places to eat, places to drink, places to sleep, places to shop, and places to play. Essential information, including maps and descriptions are all stored offline on your device so you don't have to worry about roaming charges while you're away. What's more, there are even phrasebooks included so you can converse with the locals. There are over 100 cities catered for in Guides. Google Trips Free iOS , Android Google Trips is the travel planning app from the search giant.
South China Morning Post
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The Sun Daily
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Channel 4
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Formula 1. They had their first driver in 2010 in Vitaly Petrov and it is time to build that culture and support but it is very much here now. Load for you coming up from Sochi, big hitters include an interview with Lewis Hamilton and direct from Los Angeles,.
The Economic Times
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Some of the major provisions of the Act, besides mandatory registration of projects and real estate agents, include depositing 70 per cent of the funds collected from buyers in a separate bank account for construction of the project. This will ensure timely completion of the project as the funds could be withdrawn only for construction purposes. The law also prescribes penalties on developers who delay projects. All developers are required to disclose their project details on the regulator's website, and provide quarterly updates on construction progress. In case of project delays, the onus of paying the monthly interest on bank loans taken for under-construction flats will lie on developers unlike earlier, when the burden fell on home buyers, said real estate service provider JLL India CEO and Country Head Ramesh Nair. RERA also states that any structural or workmanship defects brought to the notice of a promoter within a period of five years from the date of handing over possession must be rectified by the promoter, without any further charge, within 30 days, he added.
Lincolnshire Echo
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Spitting and urinating in the street have joined the list of offences which could see you now facing a hefty on-the-spot fine. The streets of Boston are to be patrolled daily and anyone caught littering in anyway as well as spitting or urinating will be handed a £75 fine. Other offences include dropping cigarettes and failing to clean up after your dog. READ MORE: 'It's shocking' - Young teenager spits in face of police officer It comes after Boston Borough Council...
New Scientist - in Brief
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BBC One London
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ban all 0-hours contracts. Would that include those who actually like those contracts? There are nearly 1 million, depending on which figured you'd use, there are nearly 1 million people on zero-hours contract and the vast proportion of those want to be able to live.
Fast Company
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The more connected your readers are with each other, the more likely your update is talked about or brought up with someone who didnt open it. You end up with more people keeping you top of mind for longer. The stronger your community, Becher adds, the more you gain for the same amount of work. 7. Include some visuals. Most emails people get are about work or trying to get you to buy something. Make yours more enjoyable by including a photo or video. Just like on Facebook, people like seeing pictures of their friends!
South China Morning Post
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Most expecting parents have heard of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), which covers a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. Problems include an abnormal appearance, short height, low body weight, small head size, poor coordination, low intelligence, and problems with hearing or seeing. Affected babies are also more likely to have behavioural issues at school and in adulthood. The effects can be carried across the generations, too. Last...
The Economic Times
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9 billion by 2026 and telecom operators can gain half of the total potential by expanding their offerings beyond traditional business. "The Indian operators can generate additional revenues of $13 billion or half off the stated potential if they take up roles beyond being connectivity and infrastructure providers to become service enablers and service creators. The largest opportunity will be seen in sectors like manufacturing, energy and utilities followed by public safety and health sectors," the report said. According to technology experts, 5G technology waves will work in small area but will have very high speed and can be used for new concepts like driverless cars and in areas where fast response is required. The report said that some areas where 5G technology can be implemented include industrial control and automation, autonomous driving, safety and traffic efficiency services, hospital applications and medical data management, among others.
BBC One London
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Brexit will give us as a country. An opportunity to develop our economy, develop those higher paid jobs and to develop the school that people need to take those jobs. Would that include an opportunity to properly fund schools? In England, primary schools are facing a £3 billion cut by 2020. Lots of.
The Iran Project
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Renault’s proposal for the local market includes imports of fully built vehicles for bigger spenders, including the latest models available in all big markets. These include the upgraded Koleos large SUV, large Talisman models and range of Megane models (dubbed Scalia) in Iran. Meanwhile the company plans, as part of its joint venture with IDRO, to produce three new models for the domestic market by the end of 2017 or early 2018. These include the low-cost Kwid crossover and new models of Symbol and Duster. A prelude to Kwid sales in Iran is in the Indian market, where the car was originally released. In the first quarter of that market Kwid registered 27,000 sales up 9.9% The joint venture is due to produce 150,000 cars per year. It was previously reported that Saveh, a city in Markazi Province (southwest of Tehran), would be the production center for the joint project.
Manchester Evening News
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