Former Olympic champion Ennis-Hill announces pregnancy

News AP . Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill won the heptathlon gold at the London 2012 Olympic games Former Olympic heptathlon champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced she is expecting a second child. In a post on her Twitter account, the Sheffield star said she was “so happy” at the news. Ennis-Hill, …

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Dutch election result reflects a new reality

News . A breeze rustles the proud daffodils outside parliament amid the spring sunshine. The glorious weather was one reason for the high 80% turnout. Another was that Dutch voters realised the importance of this election. The result means everything can stay the same, but the reality is far more …

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Lawsuit: Malfunctioning robot killed Michigan woman at work

A malfunctioning robot fatally crushed a woman’s head as she adjusted machinery at her job, according to a wrongful death lawsuit filed in federal court by her husband. Wanda Holbrook, a maintenance technician for Michigan’s Ventra Ionia, which does work related to trailer hitches, was inspecting machinery on July 7, …

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Prescriptions to rise by 20p in England

News Science Photo Library The cost of an NHS prescription in England will increase by 20p to £8.60 from the start of April, the government has announced. Health minister Philip Dunne said prescription charges were expected to rise “broadly in line with inflation”. In other parts of the UK, prescriptions …

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Shuttle lands at California air base

(CNN) — Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely Sunday afternoon at California’s Edwards Air Force Base after NASA waved off two opportunities for a Florida landing because of poor weather. Endeavour glides in for a landing Sunday at California’s Edwards Air Force Base. The shuttle, steered by commander Christopher Ferguson, landed …

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What to expect in 'This Is Us' Season 2

“People call the show a dramedy but we’re going to lean into the [comedy] a little more,” said co-showrunner Isaac Aptaker Tuesday night after a screening of the finale. Fellow co-showrunner Elizabeth Berger added: “We were talking to [creator] Dan [Fogelman] for actually a few hours today about Season 2 …

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New way to start engine?

For anyone who has owned a snowmobile, there have largely been two different ways to get the engine started. Traditional pull-start motors are lighter and reliable, but they can be physically taxing. More modern electric starters can be convenient, but they are bulky and add more than 20 pounds. However, …

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