A hospital patient will be the first person in the world to have a 3D printed eye prosthesis. Steve Varze from Hackney, East London, will receive the eye on Thursday at the Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. Hopefully the eye will be more realistic than a traditional acrylic eye prosthesis.Continue Reading

Australian police arrested a man 20 months ago for the disappearance of two campers from a national park. Russell Hill, 74, and Carol Clay, 73, were last heard on March 20 last year when they called a friend from their remote Victoria campsite. Despite one of the state’s largest missingContinue Reading

The BBC has learned that the United Nations has repeatedly ignored requests for information from bereaved relatives in support of the official investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut, which killed 219 people last August. The investigation was riddled with delays, disputes and allegations that left families andContinue Reading

Health Minister Sajid Javid ordered a review of whether medical devices are equally effective regardless of the patient’s ethnicity. Research suggests that oximeters clamped on a person’s finger can overestimate the oxygen levels in the blood of people of ethnic minorities. Ministers want to know if a bias might haveContinue Reading

The World Health Organization (WHO) is “very concerned” about the spread of Covid-19 in Europe as the continent grapples with a new wave of infections. In an interview with the BBC, Regional Director Dr. Hans Kluge that there could be around 500,000 deaths by March if urgent action is notContinue Reading

KEY POINTS German laser communications company Mynaric recently listed on the Nasdaq, and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive, spoke to CNBC about the company’s U.S. initial public offering. Mynaric makes optical communication terminals, a device which uses a laser to send data from one point to another. SatelliteContinue Reading

The authoritarian leader of Belarus told the BBC that it was “entirely possible” for his troops to help migrants enter Poland, but denies that they were invited. In an exclusive interview in the Minsk Presidential Palace, he said to me: “I think that is absolutely possible. We are Slavs. WeContinue Reading

The US and China have agreed to ease travel and visa restrictions on each other’s journalists. The deal comes after much-anticipated talks between Chinese Premier Xi Jinping and US President Joe Biden. The move will allow journalists to travel in and out of both countries more freely. State-run media agencyContinue Reading

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a virtual summit on Monday as tensions between countries escalate. The rival superpowers surprised many last week when they issued a joint statement on combating climate change during talks in Glasgow, Scotland. But growing concerns over a military confrontationContinue Reading

Glasgow negotiators ponder a new draft agreement designed to avert the worst effects of climate change. COP26 talks should end on Friday, but sticking points – particularly on fossil fuels and financial aid to poorer countries – mean they’re overdone. The key words about phasing out coal have been retainedContinue Reading