West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus infections spike in southern and central Europe

West Nile virus (WNV) infections have sharply increased in 2018 as compared to the previous 4 years. This is largely due to the early start of the 2018 transmission season in the WHO European Region, which normally lasts from July to October. This year’s season has been characterized by high temperatures and extended rainy spells, […]

UK posts biggest July government surplus in 18 years

UK posts biggest July government surplus in 18 years

The UK government this year ran its biggest July surplus since 2000, according to figures published on Tuesday by the Office for National Statistics, giving Philip Hammond a boost as he looks to increase health sector funding. The Treasury collected £2bn more in revenue than it spent during the month, higher than the £1.1bn expected […]

Online sale flights 70 percent savings

Online sale flights 70 percent savings

There’s no better way to get over the winter blues than booking a holiday somewhere warm. More than a million people are expected to log on to Click Frenzy Travel when it kicks off at 7pm tonight – a 24 hour online sale offering flight and accommodation deals up to 70 percent off. “Aussies love […]

Fantasy Football 2018 preview: NFC East

Fantasy Football 2018 preview: NFC East

Knowledge is power and the greatest asset you can acquire in order to compete for a fantasy football championship. Here’s your 2018 preview of the NFC East, the sixth of eight division profiles leading to draft season. DALLAS COWBOYS 2018 Fantasy MVP: Ezekiel Elliott, RB Most fantasy owners with the top overall pick in re-draft […]

Melania Trump Will Visit Africa Reportedly Without President Trump

Melania Trump Will Visit Africa Reportedly Without President Trump

While earlier this year President Donald Trump may have reportedly had less than positive things to say about Africa, First Lady Melania Trump says she’s excited to learn about its “rich history and culture” during an upcoming trip.  She also says she’s looking forward to learning about “the issues facing children throughout the continent,” which […]

The Real Longest Bull Market Ever

The Real Longest Bull Market Ever

We’ve read or heard a number of erroneous reports lately claiming that we’re about to set the record for the longest S&P 500 bull market on record. Since the S&P 500 made its last bull market closing high on January 26th, the bull market actually stopped aging on that date, and we’ve essentially been in […]

Today’s top celebrity birthdays list for August 21, 2018

Today’s top celebrity birthdays list for August 21, 2018

Top celebrity birthdays on August 21, 2018 Associated Press Top celebrity birthdays on August 21, 2018 Birthday wishes go out to Carrie-Anne Moss, Alicia Witt, Hayden Panettiere and all the other celebrities with birthdays today.  Check out our slideshow below to see more famous people turning a year older on August 21st. -Mike Rose, cleveland.com […]

Africa: Agriculture Has a Lot to Gain From Increased Access to Big Data

Africa: Agriculture Has a Lot to Gain From Increased Access to Big Data

analysis By Esther Ndumi Ngumbi African scientists are about to get unprecedented access to enormous amounts of satellite data. This is thanks to a deal signed by the African Union with the European Commission’s Copernicus programme, which describes itself as the world’s third largest data provider. Data, and access to good reliable data, is becoming […]

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