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Australia’s capital on fire alert as smoke and dust trigger health wa...

02 February, 2020 8:42 am 8:42 am

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s capital, Canberra, was on high alert on Sunday as bushfires burned nearby, while smoke and dust covered large parts of the country’s east, prompting warnings from health authorities. A firefighter from a local brigade works to extinguish flames after a bushfire burnt through the area in Fire in the Australian Capital … Read More

Ferries halted, alarms triggered as Sydney choked by bushfire smoke

12 December, 2019 12:52 pm 12:52 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Smoke from Australia’s fierce bushfires settled over Sydney in still conditions on Tuesday, setting off fire alarms, and halting ferry services as famous landmarks disappeared behind some of the worst haze seen in the harbor city. A 60 km (37.2 miles) firefront is devastating tinder-dry areas northwest of Sydney, Australia’s largest city, … Read More

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WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don’t smoke

05 May, 2019 12:01 am 12:01 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline. Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, … Read More

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Tesla showroom in southern UK damaged by ‘accidental’ fire

03 March, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British firefighters said they had brought a serious fire at a Tesla showroom in southern England under control hours after it broke out. The showroom was “well alight” when firefighters were called to the dealership in Crawley but the blaze was brought under control after two hours, said the West Sussex Fire … Read More