A 15-ton ball of congealed fat -- dubbed Britain's biggest ever "fatberg" -- has been dredged up from a London sewer, utility company Thames Water said Tuesday. It took 10 days to remove the double-decker bus-sized lump of festering food fat mixed with sanitary wipes which formed in drains under a major road in Kingston, southwest London.
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Reuters (Nov. 12, 2013) Few dispute that Britain's creaking rail network needs modernising. The government's planning High Speed 2, connecting London with cities in central and northern England, saying it will bring ... watch video
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AFP (Feb. 9, 2014) Britain's Prince Charles and Prince William made a father-and-son appeal on Sunday for an end to the illegal wildlife trade, ahead of a major international conference in London.
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AFP (Feb. 13, 2014) Actor Jackie Chan has called on consumers around the world to stop buying products from endangered animals like tigers, sharks, elephants and rhinos -- on the day representatives from more than 40 ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 14, 2014) Illegal wildlife trading, estimated at $10 billion a year, causes unprecedented suffering - but the fight against it may be at a ''crucial'' turning point, say delegates at a London conference. ... watch video
AFP (June 13, 2014) The Democratic Republic of Congo has been one of the countries in focus during London's End Sexual Violence in Conflict Summit and two doctors hope the summit will prove a turning point in fighting ... watch video
Jan. 28, 2016 In a new study, researchers found more than a dozen household chemicals in drinking water from private wells on Cape Cod. Backyard septic systems were identified as the likely source of ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 Despite considerable advances in the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years, HIV infection rates have remained stagnant in the United States for the past decade. A study examines ... read more
Feb. 2, 2016 The risk of a child breaking a bone can depend upon their ethnicity and where they live in the UK, according to a new study. An analysis of the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink database found ... read more
Feb. 3, 2016 It has long been argued that women are under-represented and marginalized in relation to men in the world's news media. New research, using artificial intelligence (AI), has analyzed over two million ... read more