Only one in three of us bother to introduce ourselves to our neighbours when we move because we're 'too busy'One in five have only met neighbours to ask to take parcels or water plants One quarter of people do not know the names of the people living next door By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 17:57 GMT, 10 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:08 GMT, 10 March 2013 Some people feel 'too nervous' to get to know their neighbours, while others are too busy Only one in three Brits bothers introducing themselves to their neighbours when moving into a new home, it emerged today. Researchers found a large percentage of us are ‘too busy’ to make ourselves known to those who live nearest to us, while others fear they will ‘have nothing in common’.
Scientist, 54, dies after being struck by lightning on bridge near his home Dr Tim Boyd was walking his dog when he was hit by a bolt during a storm The father-of-two worked at the Scottish Association of Marine ScienceIt is the second tragedy to hit the association in a weekLast weekend PhD student Christopher Bell died in the Glencoe avalanche By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 10:24 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:47 GMT, 29 January 2013 Oceanographer Dr Tim Boyd, 54, died after being hit by a bolt of lightning on Sunday as he walked his dog A scientist has died after apparently being struck by lightning as he walked his dog. Internationally respected oceanographer Dr Tim Boyd, 54, was found by a passer-by after being hit by a bolt on the Jubilee Bridge, near his home in Port Appin, Argyll, on Sunday. Emergency services were called but they were unable to save the American-born scientist
Unveiled: 40billion airport for London… in the middle of the ChannelBeckett Rankine unveiled the proposals for the four-runway airport todayIt would sit on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent Four runways would sit separately and operate independentlyA high speed rail link direct to London would be builtThe plans pose 'no conservation or environmental risks' | UPDATED: 20:26 GMT, 19 December 2012 Plans have been unveiled to create a new 39billion airport for London – in the middle of the Channel. Engineers unveiled the proposals for a four runway airport, which would ease pressure on the South East's overburdened runways, on a man-made island 1.8 miles off the coast of Kent on underwater banks known as Goodwin Sands.