Archaeologists currently embarking on the mammoth task of cleaning the Colosseum, the world's most recognised Roman monument, have found a secret weapon - the humble toothbrush.
It's toothbrushes that are proving to be the ideal tool for scrubbing away the centuries of grime that coat the exterior of the giant amphitheatre.
"This is the first
The European Parliament has adopted a legislative proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and the Council on the enforcement of directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services.
The directive aims to establish a common framework of provisions, measures and control mechanisms necessary
The sale of sub-standard street food items prepared in unhygienic conditions is among the major causes of diseases in Islamabad in summer, according to a report.
Many of the vendors in the Pakistani city are said to observe poor hygiene standards when handling the utensils used to serve edibles to customers.
A large number of stalls and carts
Contract cleaning workers and employers in South Africa's Northern Cape have proposed a minimum wage increase of R500 (34 euros) a month for the sector, in order to help workers catch up with the standard of living.
The matter was discussed during the Department of Labour (DoL) public hearings in Johannesburg, Kimberley and Nelspruit recently.
Travelling at speeds of 70.9 miles (114 kilometres) an hour, a motorised toilet devised by two Englishmen in a pub has set a new world land speed record.
Pensioner Trevor Duckworth and 55-year-old Shaun Walker from Brighouse, Yorkshire, came up with the idea of the high-speed toilet over a pint. They then drew the initial sketches of their
An Australian study has revealed doctors at most public hospitals are failing to follow national hand hygiene guidelines.
This is because the current five-step approach is too complex, says Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, an infectious diseases expert at the University of New South Wales.
Her study focused on how regularly health workers