Aldi confirms supermarket shrink wrap ban that affects every UK store

Removal of shrink wrap from multi-packs of Corale baked beans is expected to save 78 tons of single-use plastic going to landfill each year while still offering shoppers a discount Aldi is also trialling the removal of outer plastic wrapping for its sweetcorn mini-packs ( Image: Getty Images) Budget supermarket chain Aldi has announced a … Read more

Denver firefighters prevented from administering IVs during emergencies, per city contract with Denver Health

Kevin Apuron spent nearly three years as a Denver firefighter. He was trained to run into burning buildings, climb tall ladders and direct high-powered hoses. But it was something he wasn’t allowed to do that helped contribute to his departure. Per the City of Denver’s contract with Denver Health, Denver firefighters are currently prevented from … Read more

Incendiary Bombs Used Against Azovstal Plant, Officials Say

Officials in Ukraine said video described as from May 14 showed the use of incendiary bombs against the Azovstal plant in Mariupol Source link

The ‘neutral’ countries that could join NATO next

Security concerns over the war have changed the calculus for Finland and Sweden, and caused other traditionally “neutral” countries to rethink what that term really means for them. “This is the key thing about neutrality: It means different things to different people,” historian Samuel Kruizinga of the University of Amsterdam said. The list of non-aligned … Read more

Hundreds of Ukrainian troops evacuated from Mariupol steelworks after 82-day assault

More than 260 Ukrainian soldiers, many of them wounded, have been evacuated from the besieged Azovstal steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, appearing to cede control of the city to Russia after 82 days of bombardment. Ukraine’s deputy defence minister Hanna Maliar said late on Monday that 53 heavily wounded soldiers were evacuated … Read more

Lethbridge tourism and hospitality sectors optimistic ahead of summer season – Lethbridge |

Warmer temperatures aren’t the only thing returning to southern Alberta. Tourism Lethbridge CEO Erin Crane said she is seeing more travellers stopping at the information centre, arriving at a pace similar to pre-pandemic levels. “Going back to even 2019, we’re starting to see some of those same numbers coming in,” she said. “Our visitor stats … Read more

Aurora mom finds crack pipe in grocery delivery

AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) — Tesia Britt told FOX31 she always appreciates precious time unpacking groceries with her 3-year-old daughter, but when her groceries were delivered last month, she and her husband got quite a surprise. Britt said she found a crack pipe in the bag, next to a container of pineapple juice. She immediately called … Read more