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M6 closed after lorry ‘strikes bridge’ spilling load over carriageway | UK | News

M6 closed after lorry ‘strikes bridge’ spilling load over carriageway | UK | News

A major stretch of the M6 has been closed after a lorry struck a bridge, spilling its load all over the carriageway. National Highways revealed the southbound stretch between junction 17, Sandbach, and junction 16, Crewe, in Cheshire, had been stopped just before 5.30am. It said the lorry’s load was spilt all over the lanes. Images from the scene showed a lorry nestled under the bridge. Queues were building up at the scene. A National Highways spokesman said: “The M6 in Cheshire is closed in southbound between J17 (Sandbach) and J16 (Crewe) due to a collision involving a lorry which has struck a bridge support. Emergency services including the North West Motorway Police Group are in attendance. “National Highways Traffic Officers are also on scene providing assistance with traffic management. A lengthy clean-up and recovery progress will be ongoing throughout the morning.” A diversion route is in place at the scene. It is marked out by a hollow circle symbol, says National Highways. M6 junction 17 southbound diversion Exit the M6 at J17 At the …

Millions of patient scans and health records spilling online thanks to decades-old protocol bug

Millions of patient scans and health records spilling online thanks to decades-old protocol bug

Researchers say they found exposed patient imaging, as well as names, addresses, and phone numbers Thousands of exposed servers are spilling the medical records and personal health information of millions of patients due to security weaknesses in a decades-old industry standard designed for storing and sharing medical images, researchers have warned. This standard, known as Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine, or DICOM for short, is the internationally recognized format for medical imaging. DICOM is used as the file format for CT scans and X-ray images to ensure interoperability between different imaging systems and software. DICOM images are typically stored in a picture storage and sharing system, or PACS server, allowing medical practitioners to store patient images in a single file and share records with other medical practices. But as discovered by Aplite, a Germany-based cybersecurity consultancy specializing in digital healthcare, security shortcomings in DICOM mean many medical facilities have unintentionally made the private data and medical histories of millions of patients accessible to the open internet. Aplite’s research into DICOM systems, shared with TechCrunch …

Spilling the beans: coffee colours are key this season | Fashion

Introduce a shot of coffee-inspired tones from espresso and cappuccino to creamy latte, to invigorate your wardrobe. The AW23 runways saw a colour palette more muted than in recent seasons. Instead of jewel tones and vibrant brights on the runway, designers embraced tonal dressing with espresso shades below the waistline and creamy latte layers above, mimicking a well-poured flat white. Miu Miu elevated everyday staples, mixing rich mocha with caramel, while at Prada the palette was restrained with an Americano blazer teamed with a milky miniskirt. Saint Laurent chose delicate shades of coffee grounds in leather and chiffon. Hailey Bieber in Los Angeles Like a slow-drip, this trend has been brewing for a couple of seasons with brown now rivalling black as the go-to shade when you want something simple and chic. If you’re new to brown, start with accessories. Try swapping black ankle boots for brown. Aeyde’s square-toe mocha style works with dresses and trousers, (£395), and Arket’s stretch leather pair is buttery soft (£229). A brown handbag looks elegant with a neutral coat …