Thousands of close contacts of confirmed cases will not be contacted by the HSE contact tracers and notified to seek a test due to “unprecedented pressures” on the contact tracing system. Due to “high numbers” of positive cases from last Friday, Saturday and Sunday (October 18 to 20), those who […]

By Justin RowlattChief environment corresponden Cold water swimming may protect the brain from degenerative diseases like dementia, researchers from Cambridge University have discovered. In a world first, a “cold-shock” protein has been found in the blood of regular winter swimmers at London’s Parliament Hill Lido. The protein has been shown […]

Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has revealed it is being investigated for possible breaches of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing laws. The company told the Australian Stock Exchange it had been contacted by the country’s financial crime regulator. Crown has casinos in Melbourne and Perth, and is building one in […]