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BAS releases new footage of Larsen C crack

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS), a research group which is monitoring a miles-long crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula, has warned that a massive block of ice around a qua

South Korea projected to take lead in life expectancy by 2030

A new study has suggested that average life expectancy will increase worldwide by 2030, and the Asian country of South Korea will take a lead in the field.

Wileyfox launches ‘Swift 2’ and ‘Swift 2 Plus’ budget handsets

British firm Wileyfox, which is known for launching low-cost Android handsets in Europe, has announced its new budget phones --- the ‘Swift 2’ and the ‘Swift 2 Plus.’

Netgear launches Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi router

On Wednesday, Netgear announced the launch of its new router --- the all-new Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi router.

Cigarettes no longer a core product for Britain’s corner shops: study

Cigarettes sales are no longer a key source of profit for corner shops and small retailers in the UK, a survey conducted by antismoking group ASH indicated.

After conducting an analysis of the electronic point-of-sale data from nearly 1,500 convenience stores, ASH cigarettes now account for less than 10 per cent of their total profits, or just £242 per week.