United Kingdom

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.

UK set to open its first national anti-cybercrime centre next week

According to reports, the UK's first national anti-cybercrime centre -- the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) -- is scheduled for official opening next week. The NCSC is located in central London, near Victoria station.

Introducing eggs and peanuts at early age may prevent allergies among children: Review

Introduction of eggs and peanuts in the first months could help children to develop tolerance towards these foods, suggests a research review. If toddlers as young as four months old are given eggs and peanuts then there is a possibility that there is a lower risk of developing allergies to those foods than those babies who taste these foods later.

Official starter kit for Raspberry Pi mini-computer launched

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has recently announced the launch of official starter kit for its Raspberry Pi low-cost mini-computer. The launch of the Raspberry Pi starter kit coincides with an announcement by the organization that the sales of the mini-computer have surpassed 10 million units.