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***TO GO WITH A STORY BY TIA GOLDENBERG ***Harel Hershtik pose for a photograph at his labs in Rehovot, Israel, Wednesday, May 11, 2022. When he was 20 years old, Harel Hershtik planned and executed a murder. Today, he is the brains behind an Israeli health-tech startup, poised to make millions of dollars with the backing of prominent public figures and deep-pocketed investors. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Convicted murderer Herel Hershtik set to make millions when his company lists for IPO | World News

A convicted murderer in Israel is set to become a millionaire through his tech company, which is expected to go public on the Tel Aviv stock exchange. Harel Hershtik planned and executed a murder when he was 20, shooting his victim, Yaakov Sela, in the head and burying the body. Hershtik puts Sela, a snake …

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Record number of dams removed from Europe’s rivers in 2021 | Rivers

At least 239 barriers, including dams and weirs, were removed across 17 countries in Europe in 2021, in a record-breaking year for dam removals across the continent. Spain led the way, with 108 structures taken out of the country’s rivers. “Our efforts to expand dam removals across Europe are gathering speed,” said Pao Fernández Garrido, …

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Cumbria coalmine redundant before it even opens, say campaigners | Coal

A new coalmine proposed for Cumbria is likely to be redundant before it even opens because the steelmakers that are its target market are moving so rapidly away from fossil fuels, analysis from green campaigners claims. Steelmakers across Europe are moving to “green steel”, which uses renewable energy and modern techniques to avoid the need …

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Rejection of Arctic mine expansion bid offers hope for narwhal population | Canada

The expansion of an iron ore mine in the Arctic that would have increased shipping and led to the “complete extirpation of narwhal” from the region has been blocked. After four years of consultations and deliberations, the Nunavut Impact Review Board rejected a request from Baffinland Iron Mines Corp asking to significantly increase mining on …

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China's economic activity plummets as Covid lockdowns hit growth

China’s economic activity plummets as Covid lockdowns hit growth

China’s economic activity contracted sharply in April as a wave of lockdowns across the country posed the most significant challenge to its growth prospects since Covid-19 emerged more than two years ago. Retail sales, the country’s main gauge of consumer activity, slumped 11.1 per cent year on year, compared with forecasts of a 6.6 per …

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‘We are worse off’: Afghanistan further impoverished as women vanish from workforce | Afghanistan

One morning last summer, Nasira* arrived for work at the government building in Kabul where she was employed in a managerial position to find men from the Taliban had occupied her office. “I wasn’t allowed to enter,” the 32-year-old says. “When I inquired why, I was told to wait for a government announcement, which never …

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Vicky White news - latest: Fugitive showed 'no remorse' over partner's death in Evansville, police say

Vicky White news update: Recordings of jailhouse phone calls prove guard’s relationship with Casey White

Related video: Surveillance footage of Alabama corrections officer in hotel before vanishing with inmate Capital murder suspect Casey White is likely to face new charges following his prison break, according to the DA prosecuting his case. In the aftermath of his 10-day evasion — made possible with the help of correctional officer Vicky White, who …

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Experts believe salmon, pictured, mackerel and other food high in omega-3 fatty acids – such as chickpeas and lentils – can ensure a clear complexion

Scientists find eating oily fish packed with omega-3 can lead to a clearer complexion

Want to get rid of your acne, kids? Scientists find eating oily fish packed with omega-3 can lead to a clearer complexion Experts believe omega-3 fatty acids in foods like salmon can help prevent acne Dermatologists made link after examining diets of 100 people over 12 with acne They found 94 patients had omega-3 fatty …

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Julia Enright, pictured in court, was charged for the murder of Brandon Chicklis

Blood-obsessed dominatrix stabbed her ex to death in her treehouse sex lair

Working as a phlebotomist at a clinical laboratory meant that Julia Enright wasn’t squeamish about handling blood. Dealing with test samples every day might not have appealed to everyone but Enright was obsessed with blood – even in her private life. In fact, her obsession was getting disturbingly out of control. In 2018, the then …

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