Claire’s Accessories recalls girls’ make-up due to fears they contain potentially deadly asbestos

RETAILER Claire’s has pulled make-up products off its shelves while it investigates claims they contain asbestos. The accessory chain has withdrawn 17 items from sale in the United States, after a concerned mum sent one of the sets she purchased for her daughter to be tested. CLAIRE’S ACCESSORIES   Claire’s has pulled 17 products from … Read more Claire’s Accessories recalls girls’ make-up due to fears they contain potentially deadly asbestos

Designer Gaurav Gupta campaigns to tackle Delhi’s deadly pollution

Designer Gaurav Gupta is campaigning to raise awareness about the city’s alarming pollution. (Amal KS/HT) Winter is passing, and the smog situation in Delhi, which makes daily headlines every year in the months following Diwali, has been put on the backburner. We aren’t talking about it, and we aren’t coughing and wearing masks, so it … Read more Designer Gaurav Gupta campaigns to tackle Delhi’s deadly pollution

Deadly magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Aceh in Indonesia

An earthquake off Indonesia’s northern Aceh province has killed at least 97 people, say local military officials. The magnitude 6.5 quake struck just off the north-east coast of Sumatra island, where dozens of buildings have collapsed and many people are feared trapped under rubble. “So far, 97 people have been killed and the number keeps … Read more Deadly magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Aceh in Indonesia

Deadly chemical that could be hiding in your blood

SCIENTISTS have identified a molecule in the blood that they believe holds the key to the cause of suicide. This has allowed them to make a breakthrough in identifying suicidal patients, and could lead to a simple blood test to identify at-risk individuals. When you consider that there are more than seven suicide attempts every … Read more Deadly chemical that could be hiding in your blood