Articles by: Janine Griffiths

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korean missile tests and the rumours of world war three

North Korea has been hit with UN sanctions, after its sixth and largest nuclear missile test. These new sanctions restrict oil imports and ban textile exports – methods aimed at depriving North Korea of fuel and income for its weapons programmes. The US originally wanted to introduce tougher penalties on the the nation, including a total ban on oil imports.[Read More...]

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Supermarket pork “may have infected thousands with hepatitis virus”

Hundreds of people may have been infected by the Hepatitis (HEV) virus after buying pork from Tesco’s, it has been reported. Researchers at Public Health England (PHE) assessed the shopping habits of 60 people infected with hepatitis E, or HEV, and found that the consumption of ham and sausages from the supermarket was a recurring feature. PHE has been under[Read More...]

Tech company announced plans to microchip employees

Tech company announced plans to microchip employees

A tech company in the US is becoming one of the first in the world to microchip its employees, it has been revealed. The chips will enable staff members to pay for food and drink in the company’s break room, open doors, login to computers and use the photocopier. Three Square Market, which designs software for break rooms, said that[Read More...]

Pope Francis

Pope Francis calls for ‘One World Government’ to fight climate change

Pope Francis has called for a one world government to help combat issues such as “climate change”. In his encyclical, he urged world-leaders to put aside politics and form a new system of global government. As part of his 192 page missive, Pope Francis said: “Recent world summits on the environment have failed to live up to expectations because, due[Read More...]

Bankers face fraud charges

Bankers face fraud charges

Barclays bank, along with several high profile bankers have been arrested on fraud charges. John Varley, the former boss of Barclays faces a maximum 22 year prison sentence after he and three other ex-directors of the lender became the first British bankers to face penalties for actions taken during the financial crisis. The arrest comes after an investigation by the[Read More...]