Cheaper but more dangerous ‘smart highways’ in the UK

The British government is taking a break in the development of its “Smart highways”. “Although our initial data shows that smart highways are among the safest roads in the UK, it is crucial that we go further to ensure people feel safer using them”, the Minister of Transport, Grant Shapps, said on Wednesday January 12 … Read more

This is how youth mortgages are | My finances section

The acquisition of a home by young people is almost a mirage. There are two major insurmountable obstacles on the path that would lead them to achieve this goal: low wages and low savings capacity, which severely limits them when requesting financing to acquire a property where they can establish their home. In this way, … Read more

Video of the detachment of a rock that falls on tourists in Brazil – International

At least five people died and 20 are missing when a huge rocky wall of a canyon fell on Saturday on some tourist boats in a lake in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, which has suffered a heavy rainstorm in recent days. The commander of the Minas Gerais Fire Department, Edgard Estevo, reported at … Read more

Prosecutor’s Office begins investigation for the crime of abuse of a police officer against a minor detained in Chillán | National

An ex officio investigation for the crime of abuse against individuals, confirmed the Ñuble Regional Prosecutor’s Office after the police procedure, where a police officer, now disengaged, violently threw a 15-year-old girl who was detained from the police patrol to the ground. The situation raised questions about the non-compliance with the protocols. The Ñuble Regional … Read more

Fewer journalists killed in 2021 but a grim record in Asia

Forty-five journalists and media professionals were assassinated in 2021, a third less than the previous year (65), but the toll is particularly heavy in Asia, especially in Afghanistan, according to a report by the International Federation of Journalists. (IFJ), published on December 31, 2021. “This figure of 45 represents one of the lowest records since … Read more