United Arab Emirates scraps Israel boycott in new step towards normal ties: state media

The president of the United Arab Emirates scrapped an economic boycott against Israel, allowing trade and financial agreements between the countries in another key step towards normal ties, the UAE’s state news agency reported on Saturday. Israel and the UAE said on Aug. 13 they would normalize diplomatic relations in a deal brokered by U.S. […]

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Fewer under-fives admitted to hospital during ‘take it outside’ smoking campaign

The number of under-five-year-olds admitted to hospital with asthma related complaints dropped following the Take it Right Outside campaign in Scotland, researchers have found. Take it Right Outside was a national mass media initiative launched in 2014 encouraging smokers to smoke cigarettes outside their own home to protect children and other family members from second-hand […]

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