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UK

Mum-of-eight who spent years indoors to stop people staring at her face dies at 47

Nicola’s son Keiran, 25, from Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham said: “My mum was an amazing person, she put everyone before herself. She was very outgoing, she was one of the most glamorous people I’ve ever met. “She adored her children and her grandchildren and gave anyone who came through the door the warmest welcome, like they […]

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UK

Firefighters swarm park as visitors evacuated and people told to stay indoors

Members of the public are being moved away from Central Park in Plymouth, Devon, following reports of a significant gas leak. Engineers are at the scene and a 150-metre cordon has been put in place while the incident is being investigated. The park, one of the largest in Plymouth, was busy with people enjoying the sun […]

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Canada

Do you still wear a mask indoors? These shops would prefer it if you did | CBC News

Mandatory masking has been gone for a while now — but a few small local businesses still have masking-preferred policies. “We think it’s the best way to keep our customers and our community at large safe and healthy. It puts less stress on our already overburdened healthcare system,” said Charles Foley, manager of A Second […]

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Science

This eco-friendly heater judiciously uses cooking oil to keep indoors cozy warm – Yanko Design

When reducing carbon footprint and eco-friendly products are on your top priority list, a biofuel powered heater is what fits the bill. This sturdily build heater for modern homes is ultra-mobile and suffices your interior heating requirements for the winter season in the most sustainable way possible. The creator of the Bio Heater is South […]

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Sports

Deaconess Tennis Classic moved indoors due to high heat index

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – For the first time in the 23 years of the event, matches were stopped in the Deaconess Tennis Classic due to extreme heat Wednesday. Tournament Director Kim Poynter says in the past, they’ve gotten close to canceling, but never had to halt play because of a high heat advisory. [PREVIOUS: Field […]

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Pets

‘Keep Children and Pets Indoors.’ Bear Spotted Roaming Azusa

A bear spotted wandering around Azusa late Thursday afternoon put residents on alert, as police asked homeowners to stay indoors until it could return to the forest. Azusa police posted an image to social media at 3:45 p.m. PST of a bear in the 500 block of E. Sierra Madre Avenue. “We recommend that residents […]

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Travel

Cyprus brings back mandatory face masks indoors as Covid cases soar across Europe

Face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public venues including in shops, pubs and restaurants. The rule comes into effect in Cyprus on July 8. Covid cases have tripled in Cyprus in the last month with around 1,500 cases a day on average on July 5 compared to fewer than 300 a month ago. […]

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Canada

Pride event in Hamilton to be indoors with police presence, 3 years after violence in Gage Park | CBC News

It’s been three years since Hamilton’s Pride celebrations were disrupted by anti-LGBTQ demonstrators, resulting in a violent confrontation, several arrests and, as an independent report later described, a damaged relationship between the LGBTQ community and police. Pride Hamilton is now getting ready for its first in-person celebration since that 2019 event at Gage Park. This year’s event will be held indoors […]

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Pets

Smart Pet Door Uses AI-Powered Facial Recognition To Allow Only Your Pets Indoors

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Pet owners know the struggle of an indecisive pet. You let them out, they want back in; as soon as they’re inside, they want back out. Whichever side of […]

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Health

People with lung conditions ‘trapped’ indoors by pollution

Almost half of vulnerable patients said the threat of toxic air prevents them from exercising outdoors. About 25 percent said pollution made them feel depressed and one in six said it sometimes stops them seeing friends and family. One in 10 revealed they had moved house to escape polluted areas. The research was released by […]