Male Nurse Allegedly Abused Anaesthetised Brit Woman In Hospital Bed In Turkey

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Karolin P. poses in an undated photo. (Newsflash)

A British health tourist is claiming she was abused by a male nurse while under anaesthesia in Turkey. The woman identified only as Karolin P. had travelled from her home…

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Cops Dig Up EUR 8 Million Cash Buried In ‘Fraud’ Pair’s Garden

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Giuliano Rossini and Silvia Fornari pose in undated footage. (@silvia.fornari.56/Newsflash)

Italian police have dug up an astonishing EUR 8 million in cash buried in a couple's garden as part of a suspected complicated tax scam. Investigators unearthered bundles of banknotes…

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All Turtles At Recovery Centre Found To Have Ingested Plastic

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Pictures shows the microplastics ingested by the turtles recovered in the La Tahonilla Wildlife Recovery Center, in Tenerife, Spain, undated. All the turtles treated at the centre have ingested plastic throughout their lives. (Cabildo Insular de Tenerife/Newsflash)

A worrying new report has shown that all turtles treated at an animal recovery centre in Tenerife have ingested plastic. Plastic traces were found in stool samples from every turtle…

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Plastic-Lined Cups And Tea Bags Release Nanoparticles Into Liquids

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Nylon cooking bags are a source of nanoparticles according to a new study in American Chemical Society, reported in April, 2022. (Newsflash)

Trillions of potentially dangerous nanometer-sized particles are being spewed into the environment by everything from plastic cups to tea bags so people can have a little bit more convenience at…

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Seals Gaping Neck Wound From Plastic Packing Band

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The deep wound caused by a plastic band used for industrial-type packaging on the neck of a South American fur seal (Arctocephalus australis) in Villa Gesell, Argentina, in April, 2022. (Fundacion Rescate Verdemar/Newsflash)

Shocked marine wildlife experts have released harrowing footage of a seal left with a gaping neck wound after it became entangled in plastic packaging. The huge wound was first noticed…

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How Plastic Waste Could Be Used To Grab CO2

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Graduate student Paul Savas feeds raw plastic into a crusher to prepare it for pyrolysis, or heating in an inert atmosphere. (Jeff Fitlow/Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered a double environmental breakthrough - how to capture carbon dioxide by using heat-treated plastic waste. The breakthrough came from boffins at Rice University, in the city of…

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People Eat One Credit Cards Worth of Plastic Trash a Week Says Study

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Entrance area of ​​the medical university campus and the Vienna General Hospital in the Austrian capital of Vienna. (MedUni Wien, AKH Wien, Houdek/Newsflash)

People are eating the equivalent of one credit card every week in their diet, a new study into the effects of plastic particles on human health has revealed. The particles…

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Huge Venomous Tropical Spider With Skull On Its Back Found Among Bananas In German Supermarket

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Employees of a supermarket in Krefeld, Germany, discovered the poisonous spider in a banana box from the Dominican Republic on Monday, (1 February). (Feuerwehr Krefeld/Newsflash)

This huge, venomous spider from the tropics with the likeness of a skull on its back has been found in a box of bananas at a German supermarket. The discovery…

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Mountains Of Nanoplastic Deposits From London And Paris Found At 3106-Metre Altitude In Alps

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Scientists ascending to the research station in the Hohe Tauern National Park in Austria. (ZAMG, Niedermoser/Newsflash)

Microscopic pieces of plastic from European cities such as London and Paris have been detected in the Austrian Alps at about 3,106 metres above sea level. Recent measurements taken at…

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Inspiring Moment British Sea Turtle That Expelled Over 10 Different Types Of Plastic Is Returned To Sea

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The turtles were given medical treatment after they were recued. (Fundacion Mundo Marino/Newsflash)

This is the inspiring moment a British sea turtle that made international headlines by expelling over 10 different types of plastic is finally released back into the wild together with…

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