Homeless girl who slept rough at airport told she’s not eligible for council housing

A homeless girl was “not eligible” for council housing because she was sleeping rough. Shadacia White, 18, from Brent, spent a many childhood nights sofa-surfing, sleeping in storage units, and once bedded down at Heathrow Airport. Brent Council have now overturned a decision which ruled that Shadacia’s family were ineligible for the housing waiting list. […]

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Hypertension and fatty liver don’t add up in death risk

The combined effect of hypertension and fatty liver disease on mortality does not seem to exceed their separate effects, according to a 34-year follow-up study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland. The results were published in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology and will be discussed at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2021 Scientific […]

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BHP signs partnership deal with billionaire-backed AI explorer KoBold

BHP Group (BHP.AX) will team up with billionaire-backed AI exploration firm KoBold Metals to look for battery minerals like copper and nickel in Australia and other global locations, the companies said on Wednesday. The world’s largest miner is building out its portfolio in what it calls “future facing commodities”, expecting demand for electric vehicles and […]

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