From sleeping in the house alone at home to equal rights for people living with HIV 12 good news this week
Scoring the second goal of her hat-trick in England’s incredible 20-0 win over Latvia in the World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday night, the Lioness became the most successful woman in football history. England national team. The 32-year-old Manchester City forward took her tally to 48, knocking England legend Kelly Smith down from first place by two goals. “It was very emotional on the pitch,” White said after the record-breaking victory.
‘Big problem suppliers
O2 has partnered with The Street Newspaper to set up over 200 of its providers with free data plans. The partnership will enable suppliers to achieve cashless sales, giving them 7 GB of data, a free SIM card, unlimited calls and texts. Since vendors started offering cashless transactions in 2019, many have seen their sales increase by a third or more.
A greener England
A coalition of organizations led by the National Trust, which owns and manages a third of England’s land, has signed a pact to make their lands more climate-friendly by strengthening peatlands, forests and rivers.
A beaver family was rescued from slaughter and moved to a private family farm in a “moment in wildlife history.” The two adult beavers and three young were taken to the Argaty Red Kites center near Doune after being moved from farmland to Tayside, where NatureScot had issued beaver slaughter permits to prevent damage to farmland. The move came after the Scottish government announced it would support the transfer of beavers to new areas of Scotland to help increase animal numbers.
Walt Disney named the businesswoman the first president in its 98-year history. Arnold, who has been a Disney board member for 14 years, will succeed Bob Iger when he steps down at the end of this year.
Kevin in the making
Fans of “Home Alone” can now make their childhood dreams come true by spending the night in the house featured in the 1990 film. The McCallister family house was made available on Airbnb for one night only. Located in the Chicago area, it will be available for booking from December 7 for $ 25 (£ 18) and successful applicants will be able to stay overnight on December 12.
Swansea Broadband Users
The UK’s fastest street for broadband has been revealed as Haul Fryn in Birchgrove, Swansea, new research shows. Boasting an average download speed of 882 Mbps (megabits per second), the street broadband is 3,567 times faster than the UK’s slowest street, Wistaston Road in Crewe, which has an average speed of only 0.24 Mbps.
A new species of dinosaur with a flat, cocked tail resembling a battle ax has been discovered in Chile. Scientists discovered the species, named ‘Stegouros elengassen’ (illustration above), in the province of Magallanes in Patagonia, the southernmost region of Chile, and said the structure of the battle ax does not resemble no other creature of the time.
George Formby new generation
Recorders should be eclipsed by the ukulele in music lessons at school. The popularity of the recorder has plummeted in recent years, while, according to a survey of 476 music teachers teaching whole-class ensembles, 15% used the ukelele in 2020 – a 15-fold increase from the 1% recorded in 2014. This means that the ukulele is now used as frequently in ensembles as the recorder, which was also used by 15% of teachers in 2020.
Lung cancer patients
More than 600 people in England with some form of lung cancer could benefit from the innovative drug osimertinib after its approval by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. The drug will now be available to people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer who have had surgery to remove their tumor with errors in a gene called EGFR. Evidence currently suggests that the drug may reduce the risk of cancer coming back after surgery by 80 percent.
Scientists have claimed a major breakthrough in healthcare, the environment and technology, after creating the world’s first robot capable of reproducing itself. The robots, known as xenobots, are less than 1mm in length, can heal and feed themselves, and are made from the skin and heart cells of frogs.
Scientists studying xenobots have found that they can self-replicate in a box by pushing free cells together. This is the first time that multicellular organisms have been discovered to self-replicate in a way that does not involve growth on the organism’s own body.
Equality of the armed forces
Being HIV positive will soon no longer be a barrier to serving in the armed forces. The announcement, on World AIDS Day (December 1), means that people living with HIV or taking the HIV prevention drug PrEP can now join the Armed Forces with immediate effect. while serving HIV positive people can also be recognized as perfectly fit. The changes, which are expected to take effect early next year, have been greeted by charities as “significant.”