Heroin worth £8.5 million stashed in fruit and nut boxes at Heathrow Airport

Heroin worth more than £8.5million has been found stashed in boxes of fruit and nuts at Heathrow Airport. Border Force officers found 170kg hidden in envelopes that were concealed in the walls of a consignment of 630 boxes on May 21. Two men, aged 36 and 51, were arrested near Bradford on suspicion of importing […]

Michael Porter Jr.: Pray for both George Floyd’s family and police officers involved in ‘this evil’

Several NBA players posted about George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer for about eight minutes. Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. struck a different tone than most. Harkless, whose dismay was shared by many, is a seasoned veteran. Porter has made made rookie gaffes. […]

Study finds TAVR is safe treatment for patients with bicuspid valve disease

For many patients with a bicuspid aortic valve that needs replacing, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) appears to be a safe treatment option with low complication rates, according to a study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. The study found patients with bicuspid valves who were at increased risk for surgery had a 30-day and one-year […]

Germany’s Bosch to begin restarting operations in Mexico

German automotive supplier Bosch on Monday said it has received government approval in Mexico to restart operations, which had been suspended since late March due to measures taken to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Government officials in mid-May said auto-related firms would be able to exit mandatory coronavirus lockdown before June 1 provided […]

The Oppo Watch isn’t bad, but it does look like an Apple Watch

After I recently wrote about Oppo’s “oddly familiar” new smartwatch, Oppo got in touch with me to ask whether I’d be interested in checking it out for myself, even though it’ll only be available in China until later this year. The company representative suggested that I might find it less familiar in person, so I […]

Woman reopens florist business from home – turning garden into floral paradise

A florist who had to close her shop when lockdown was announced has reopened her business and is selling flowers and plants from her own garden. Erica Tippett, an Interflora florist from Cornwall, is now operating from a shed in her garden, and juggling childcare by enlisting her young children to help deliver flowers. The […]