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Costa Blanca to host Artificial Intelligence forum

EXPERTS from companies such as Apple, Amazon, Vodafone, IBM and representatives from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the United Nations (UN) will be gathering together in Alicante in November.  They, as well as others from universities as well as businesspeople and entrepreneurs, will take part in the International Congress of Artificial Intelligence […]

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Drone helps finds missing walker on Costa Blanca

A 69-year-old man that went missing when hiking was found thanks to modern drone technology. According to reports, the man had been wandering around for several hours after getting lost in a remote section of the Serra Gelada. Once the alarm was raised, Local Police in Benidorm activated a drone to locate him in an […]

Lifestyle & Leisure

Brits send 10,296 texts a year – to people in the SAME house

BRITS send a staggering 10,296 texts and messages a year – to people in the SAME house, with “can you bring me a cup of tea?”, “I love you” – and “do you fancy sex tonight?” emerging as some of the top texts sent to partner’s only METRES away. New research by Broadbandchoices.co.uk has revealed […]

CHOOSE THOSE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR KIDS WITH CARE
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Choose those Christmas presents for kids with care

PAEDIATRIC specialists at the Hospital QuirónSalud Torrevieja have taken the opportunity ahead of Christmas to emphasise that choosing the right presents for children is important and significant for their future development. These comments have been made by Doctor María Mínguez from the acclaimed hospital in Torrevieja who said that at this time of the year, […]

Brits are losing touch
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Despite having hundreds of online friends – Brits are losing touch with the people who mean most to them

DESPITE the average adult having HUNDREDS of online “friends” – busy Brits are losing touch with the people who mean most to them, according to a new study. Researchers carried out a nationwide study into our friendships and families and revealed modern life is taking its toll on our most important relationships, with over half […]

Technology

Modern women spend a MONTH of every year playing video games

MODERN British women spend A MONTH of every year playing video games, according to new research. Researchers from Guinness World Records 2017 (Gamer’s Edition) have revealed the true extent of women’s growing love of gaming. The study showed the average female spends up to 12 hours a week glued to either a mobile phone screen […]

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43 per cent of millennials have never sent a handwritten letter, thank you card or parcel to someone they know

77 per cent of millennials agree that sending letters, thank you cards and parcels feels like a dying art Three quarters of people think that sending physical forms of communication shows you care more about that person 81 per cent would feel more excited if they received a package or letter in the post from […]

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80s and 90s parents claim teen life is FAR less cringe-worthy than it ever was for them

HAVING to walk to the video shop to rent a film, fiddling with your TV aerial for hours to get a better signal – and writing hand written essays until your hand hurt are among a list of things modern teens will NEVER have to experience, according to their parents. Researchers surveyed parents who were […]

Health & Beauty

How to keep a mental perspective after tragic events

RECENT TRAGEDIES in the UK have dominated the headlines worldwide in the last few weeks. The two London terror attacks, the Manchester suicide bombing followed by the horrific scenes from the Grenfell Tower fire has left us reeling in the wake of other people’s grief. When tragic events continue to dominate the news, it can […]

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Ask the Optician: What is digital retinal photography?

ALL EIGHT of our Spanish Specsavers Opticas stores now have digital retinal cameras, one of the latest pieces of technology being used by forward thinking opticians. This is great news for patients, but we realised that not many people knew about the technology and what it can do, so here we’ll be answering your questions. Q: Why is digital retinal photography important? A: […]