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‘One million volunteers needed to tackle invasive non-native species’

‘One million volunteers needed to tackle invasive non-native species’

Technology
One million volunteers are needed to tackle the growing threat posed by invasive non-native species such as giant hogweed which are costing the economy £1.7bn a year, MPs have said.Between 36 and 48 new invasive species will become established in the next two decades in Britain - and slowing the rate of their arrival is key to preventing their establishment, a report by the Environmental Audit Committee said. Invasive non-native species (Inns) are species directly moved as a result of human activity, and include non-native deer which attract ticks carrying Lyme disease and Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillars that have caused ash dieback, predicted to kill half of the UK's ash trees within 50 years - costing £15bn.Giant hogweed, which causes skin rashes and blistering and the Asian hornet w
Pornography ‘one click away’ from young children

Pornography ‘one click away’ from young children

Technology
Children are stumbling upon pornography online from as young as seven, a report has indicated.The survey, from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), suggested three-quarters of parents felt their child would not have seen porn online but more than half had done so.Youngsters under the age of 10 described feeling "grossed out" and "confused" by what they had seen.The UK is trying to make it harder for children to see adult content.It is bringing in a new regime of age verification, under which websites hosting mainly pornography will be required to stop UK users from accessing content unless they can prove they are over 18.Every time a UK IP address attempts to access a pornography website, the user will be required to verify their age.The plans...
‘One dead’ as volcano unexpectedly erupts on Italian island

‘One dead’ as volcano unexpectedly erupts on Italian island

World
By Yuliya Talmazan, news reporter A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted on Wednesday, killing one person, according to local officials.The person, believed to be a tourist, was killed by falling stones during a walk, a rescue service official told Reuters. Italian news agency ANSA also quoted the mayor of Lipari, the biggest of the Aeolian Islands off Sicily that Stromboli belongs to, saying that one person was killed. Mayor Marco Giorgianni told ANSA that the victim was a tourist who had trekked up to the summit of the volcano.The unexpected eruption started fires on the western side of the small Mediterranean island and sent plumes of grey smoke into the air. Advertisement ...
Man City 4-1 Tottenham: Pep Guardiola hails rampant Blues for beating ‘one of the strongest teams in the Premier League’

Man City 4-1 Tottenham: Pep Guardiola hails rampant Blues for beating ‘one of the strongest teams in the Premier League’

Sports
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes his side hurdled a major obsticle by easing past Tottenham 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium.The runaway Premier League leaders went 14 points clear at the top with their 16th consecutive league victory, which they sealed in fine style with goals from Ilkay Gundogan, Kevin De Bruyne and two from Raheem Sterling.Ahead of the game many tipped Spurs to be the team to end City's incredible winning run, having last dropped points against Everton in August, but Mauricio Pochettino's men were ultimately humbled by the hosts.And Guardiola hailed his side for dismantling 'one of the strongest teams in the Premier League’ in such a fashion."It was solid, it was good," said the Spaniard."Against a team demanding to be so intense without the ball becaus