Can eating poppy seeds really trigger a positive drug test result, what are the health benefits and where are they banned?

A MUM in the US state of Maryland almost lost custody of her child after a poppy seed breakfast bagel resulted in a positive test for opiates. But just why could a simple breakfast cause such a massive issue? We take a look at poppy seeds in a bit more depth. Getty – Contributor A …

These passive-aggressive notes prove neighbours are not always there for one another

LOVING your neighbours can often be one of the hardest things to do, especially if they come with all sorts of bad habits and irritations. These neighbours decided to fix up their naughty next-doors by taking the high road – of passive aggression. WorldWideInterweb This irate neighbour tried to turn a bad situation right around …

Prudential Ride London 2018 – route, map, finish times, road closures and dates

THE Prudential Ride London event takes place this weekend with more than 100,000 riders expected to take to the streets. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening and what roads and routes to avoid. PA:Press Association Parts of London and Surrey will be a no-traffic zone this weekend as 100,000 riders hit the roads When is …

UK weather sees temperatures of up to 26C

BRITS have been basking in 26C temperatures today as the country continues to enjoy sweltering conditions. However heavy downpours are set to sweep in across the UK within days, bringing Britain’s glorious weather to a very soggy end. Alamy Live News Brits have been soaking up the sunshine today in Bournemouth, Dorset The south of …

What are cataracts, how does the surgery work and what are the causes and symptoms of the eye condition?

CATARACTS are clouding of the eye’s natural lens, which lies behind the iris and the pupil. The eye condition is the most common cause of blindness across the world, affecting the over 40s predominantly. Getty – Contributor Cataracts can lead to long-term vision impairment and even blindness What are cataracts? Cataracts occur when the transparent …