Beth Papworth

Science

EU divided over weed-killer

An EU vote has failed to come to a decision regarding the controversy over the use of glyphosate, the world’s biggest-selling weed-killer. This particular chemical is found in 60 percent of UK bread and 45 percent of Europe’s topsoil. The current glyphosate permit runs out in the EU on December 15th 2017. Only 50 percent…

Science

GP’s services used for self-treatable conditions

The Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PGAB) has said that patients are misusing GP services for self-treatable conditions, such as seasonal conditions like sore throats, coughs, and colds. Their survey revealed that 1 in 10 people exaggerate their symptoms in order to obtain a same day GP appointment. According to statistics, 32 percent of people…

Sport

UK Athletics defends decision to fund Farah

Although it is unlikely that world class marathoner Mo Farah will run for Britain again, UK Athletics have nevertheless decided to financially support the runner by continuing to fund his Performance Programme. This critically acclaimed, famous programme, UK Sport’s National Lottery funded initiative, included a total of 112 athletes across Olympic Podium, Paralympic Podium Potential…

Features

Beth Papworth’s Veggie Bolognese Recipe

Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, neatly chopped 1 garlic clove, crushed 500g Quorn mince 1 tin of tomatoes 1 jar of pre-made tomato sauce Dash of Worcester sauce 1 vegetable stock cube 1tbsp tomato puree Dash of red wine 75g grated parmesan 400g spaghetti 50g chopped mushrooms Recipe: 1….

Sport

Norfolk youngster makes Leicester Tigers debut

Gresham’s school rugby player, Harry Simmons feasts his eyes on a Premiership debut after becoming the latest Norfolk player to have the opportunity to earn a place on Leicester Tigers first team. The 18-year-old stood out from the rest of his team when playing the opening hour of a 26-24 home win over Gloucester in…

News

UEA divest from two fossil fuel companies

The university has said it no longer holds an investment in two fossil fuel companies. A spokesperson said UEA sold holdings worth £320,000 in October after reviewing the investments. They said: “We are aware that many students have campaigned for this in recent years and we fully understand that they will welcome this investment decision….

Science

Junior detectives learn from CSI Norwich

The British Science Association (BSA) hosted CSI Norwich, opening the doors to the public at the Norwich Science Festival (NSF) at the Forum. This particular science event was filled with junior detectives investigating a crime scene, with the aim of educating children from key stage two upwards. A large computer screen in the background presented…

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