Legal academic. Asbestos campaigner. Drone expert
The fanfare announcement by Amazon that they have recently made their first successful delivery by drone to a customer in the UK, whilst it provided valuable pre-Christmas publicity for Amazon and its Prime Air delivery service, should not be allowed to hide some serious issues
21/12/2016 16:03 GMT
Every year the first friday of July see's Action Mesothelioma Day in the UK, where events take place across the country to both raise awareness of the scourge of asbestos and to commemorate and remember those who have succumbed to the individious diseases caused by exposure to asbestos.
01/07/2016 16:47 BST
Are the Dangers From Drones for Manned Aircraft Exaggerated and Should We Be More Concerned Over the Use of Lasers
Outside of the identified near miss situations, the Civil Aviation Authority and the regional Police forces in the UK have been receiving increasing numbers of drone related complaints.
26/03/2016 19:15 GMT
The fact that the Metropolitan Police are willing to consider such a possibility highlights a very serious message - as things stand it is not possible to adequately prevent drone misuse, and as such anything will be considered.
15/02/2016 14:34 GMT
Unlike the campaign for legalising assisted suicide, the campaign for sustainable long term funding for medical research into mesothelioma has struggled to attract publicity, even though it is aimed at finding solutions so that victims such as Bob Cole may have the possibility of an extended life worth living.
18/08/2015 23:41 BST
For those not affected by Operation Stack - the stacking of lorries on the M20 when there are problems on the cross Channel route, it might merely make for some interesting television pictures and as no one dies so surely the people of Kent will get by and it will soon be forgotten.
13/08/2015 12:30 BST
Drones are currently one of the fastest moving technology stories, but included in the growing daily newsflow coverage are clear warning signs of the challenges facing civil drone use due to various public concerns.
11/08/2015 08:54 BST
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