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Madeleine McCann police search Hanover allotment in ‘dramatic development’

Madeleine McCann police search Hanover allotment in ‘dramatic development’

World
German police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are searching an allotment near Hanover.Footage from the scene shows forensic officers and heavy machinery being used in the search. The site is around 40 miles from the city of Braunschweig, where main suspect Christian B was last registered as living. Image: Around 100 police officers are said to be involved in the search Sky's crime correspondent Martin Brunt said the search was a "dramatic development"."The public prosecutor's office and the federal police have confirmed to local media and to our own reporter in Germany that this is connected to the Madeleine McCann investigation," Brunt said. ...
CPA Australia and CPA Program: A gateway to career development

CPA Australia and CPA Program: A gateway to career development

Finance
US-based couple Heer Mehta CPA (Aust.) and Jameson John, CPA (Aust.) completed the CPA Australia designation together to distinguish themselves on the global stage while improving their business acumen. In an era of rapid and continuous change, professionals in accounting and financial fields require unique opportunities to accelerate their career growth and gain a global outlook. Since 2009, a Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) between two peak professional accounting bodies, CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), has been a powerful vehicle to promote the professional development of accounting professionals in India. In 2017, Heer Mehta CPA (Aust.) and Jameson John, CPA (Aust.) discovered the CPA Australia designation and decided to pursue this profe...
Lockheed nabs $70.2M for Aegis development for Navy, foreign partners

Lockheed nabs $70.2M for Aegis development for Navy, foreign partners

Business
June 9 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin was awarded a $ 70.2 million contract to support Aegis development for the Navy, as well as the governments of Japan, South Korea and Norway, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. The contract funds Aegis weapon system upgrades to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga and U.S.S. Arleigh Burke, as well as Aegis ballistic missile defense and foreign military sales requirements. Advertisement It also supports continued technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment/supplies, quality assurance, information assurance and other operations and maintenance efforts required for the Aegis development and test sites. The Aegis combat system is capable of simultaneous operations against multi-mission threats: anti-air, anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare. It was ...
Brain model links herpes virus to development of Alzheimer’s disease

Brain model links herpes virus to development of Alzheimer’s disease

Health
May 6 (UPI) -- Bio-engineered models of the human brain infected with herpes simplex virus-1, or HSV-1, develop many of the same characteristics found in Alzheimer's disease, according to an analysis published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances. Engineers and scientists at Tufts University used a 3D human-tissue culture model designed to mimic the components and conditions of the brain to demonstrate a possible causal relationship between sporadic Alzheimer's disease and HSV-1. After infecting neurons in the brain with HSV-1, the researches observed the same amyloid plaque formation, neuronal loss, neuro-inflammation and diminished neural network functioning found in Alzheimer's disease. Treatment of the brain tissue models with the antiviral drug valacyclovir, which commonly is u...
Sky Studios Elstree development to create 2,000 jobs

Sky Studios Elstree development to create 2,000 jobs

Business
Sky, the parent firm of Sky News, has announced plans to develop a new 32-acre TV and film studio at Elstree in Hertfordshire, creating up to 2,000 jobs.The company said the proposed new development, beside the current Elstree Studios, represented a "significant new investment in the UK and European creative economy". Sky hoped the new facility, with 14 sound stages, would open in 2022 and attract an additional £3bn of production investment over the first five years of operation. Image: Sky's CEO says the new studios will support production of original content like Chernobyl. Pic: Sky Atlantic/ HBO "Once complete, the site will include production offices, a set construction workshop, a screening cinema and state-of-the-art post-produc