Out of 51 United Kingdom cities and towns listed in an air quality database, 44 - including Portsmouth - fail the WHO's test for fine sooty particles smaller than 2.5 microns across that have been linked to heart disease and premature death.
London and Leeds both had 15 micrograms of the particles in every cubic metre of air.
Cardiff and Birmingham had 14 micrograms, and Manchester had 13.
"The Government is spectacularly failing to get a grip on air pollution" says Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party "It is not surprising that 44 of 51 United Kingdom cities have air so dirty it breaks health limits".
Fine pollutants measuring 2.5 microns or less are emitted in all the three cases.
Air pollution is estimated to cause 40,000 premature deaths in the United Kingdom, costing the country £22.6 billion.
Ireland's Bid To Host The Rugby World Cup Suffers Huge Blow
The recommendation comes supported with a 220 page document outlining their decision after an exhaustive review of the bids. World Rugby has, this morning, released its' Rugby World Cup 2023 Bid Evaluation Report and it is a blow for the Irish bid.
Portsmouth's air pollution levels exceed danger levels, a new report warns. It's a lifetime threat to human health.
Radha Muthiah, CEO of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves at a conference said, "By working to deliver universal access to cleaner cooking fuels, India is taking a significant step towards addressing air quality issues and improving health, while continuing to serve as an example... that cooking no longer kills".
Glasgow nicknamed "The Dear Green Place" is the only Scottish city to fail the air quality test with 16 micrograms of annual PM2.5s.
However, they said the World Health Organization limits represented a "safer threshold".
Diesel-powered vehicles, which generate pollution particles, were one of the "key drivers" of poor air quality, Dr Hillman said.
A Kurdish official on the Syrian side of the border said access for aid workers and journalists has not been affected. The operation came weeks after an illegitimate independence referendum in KRG-controlled territory.
TONIGHT: It will be a chilly evening for trick-or-treating with temperatures dropping even colder by morning time. Halloween looks great, with warmer afternoon temperatures in the upper 60 Upstate and lower 60s in the mountains.
Known for pushing the envelope with his content cinema, Dibakar Banerjee is presenting Arjun Kapoor in an all new avatar. The story Line of this flick revolves around a man and a woman belonging to two different parts of India.
At a time when women safety is one of the most discussed debates, it seems that there has been no improvement regarding the same. According to the complaint lodged by the woman's brother, four men entered their house and tried to rape his sister.
Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Marathon Patent Group Inc , 4 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 1 recommend "Hold". State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% of its portfolio in Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) for 36,546 shares.
If not, the government will consider other options, including introducing a mandatory levy on gambling operators. He added that a cut in stakes to, say, £20 would not be enough, given the political support behind a £2 limit.
Mr Banducci said Woolworths lags Coles on price perception among consumers, despite being as competitively priced. The Wesfarmers-owned Coles last week cited the same deflationary pressures as a factor in its performance.
Microsoft has finally confirmed launch details for the fabled LTE version of its Surface Pro 2-in-1 tablet / laptop hybrid. According to Microsoft, half of the global workforce will be mobile by 2020, and the office is no longer just a building.
Razer , the peripheral and laptop maker, has been rumoured to be working on a smartphone targeted at gamers for a long time. The company has also revealed that it is holding an event on November 1 where the device is said to be revealed.
Pound Rises Ahead Of UK Mortgage Approvals
Inflation has spiked in the wake of the pound's fall following last year's vote to leave the European Union. At 5.30 am ET, the Bank of England is set to publish mortgage approvals for September.
Sephora Customer Says a Lipstick Sample Gave Her Herpes
In addition, stores like Sephora have excellent return policies so that customers don't have to use the test samples at all. The woman claims she was diagnosed by doctors and says she had never had herpes or cold sores before using the sample.
Indira Gandhi had keen interest in music: Lata Mangeshkar
She was the Chairperson of the National Integration Council of A.I.C.C. and the President of the All India Youth Congress in1956. On this day, BW Businessworld is presenting you with five facts about the former prime minister of the country.
SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 results out: Check it here
A status report by the commission, the SSC CGL tier 1 exam results are expected to be published on October 31, 2017. A total of 15,43,962 candidates appeared in the examination, which was conducted in 43 batches across the country.