29 Dec 2007End in sight for domestic light bulbs?Scientists are developing a new generation of super efficient household light bulbs which could spell the end of regular bulbs within three years.
28 Dec 2007Thousands died from reaction to drugsNearly 3,000 patients died in the past three years because of adverse reactions to drugs they thought would make them better, according to new figures.
28 Dec 2007Millions set to book holiday earlyNearly 12 million people are set to beat post-Christmas gloom by booking a holiday between now and the end of February, it was revealed today.
28 Dec 2007Water company invents anti-leakage gadgetBoffins at a water company have invented a new device aimed at reducing the millions of litres of water lost through leaking pipes by up to a quarter, it was announced today.
27 Dec 2007Mouse found in Christmas crackerBad jokes and paper hats are standard in the average Christmas cracker, but one New Zealand woman found a revolting extra in hers - a dead mouse.
24 Dec 2007Rail commuters face more crowding woeRail commuters are being hit by inflation-busting, new-year price hikes of as much as 14 per cent – with an average rise of around 5 per cent – but many look set to stay standing due to overcrowding as they travel in 2008.