Launch of cervical screening programme helpline hit by technical glitch

Minister for Health Simon Harris has now established a review of the process, to establish how the scandal was allowed to unfold. Cervical Check is writing to doctors today to make sure they've told patients the results of the audits of the... More..

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Ronny Jackson withdraws from Veteran Affairs nomination
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Ronny Jackson withdraws from Veteran Affairs nomination

Jackson gained a degree of fame unusual for White House physicians earlier this year when he took questions from the White House press corps on national television, gushing at length about Trump's health after ...More..

Some antidepressants linked to dementia, study finds
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Some antidepressants linked to dementia, study finds

Patients who took anticholinergics for more than a year had around a 30 per cent increased risk of dementia, researchers said. More broadly, there was a link between the use of any prescribed antidepressant, an...More..

Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit
by | Friday, April 27, 2018

Monkeys can not own a copyright, judges rule in infamous monkey selfie lawsuit

PETA's 2015 suit against Slater sought financial control of the photographs for the benefit of Naruto. In 2016, a federal judge ruled that the macaque monkey can not be declared the copyright owner of the ph...More..

Leeds United face backlash from fans after latest announcement regarding pre-season
by | Thursday, April 26, 2018

Leeds United face backlash from fans after latest announcement regarding pre-season

Another day, another insane decision in the world of Leeds United Football Club. British soccer team, Leeds United FC, is under fire after announcing Tuesday their plans to tour Myanmar despite the mo...More..

Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Karolyis say they knew nothing of gymnastics sex abuse

A congressional committee investigating sexual abuse in gymnastics said in February 8 letters to the Karolyis, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee that they were all "at the center of many of these ...More..

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle

THE PARENTS of Liverpool toddler Alfie Evans have lost the latest round of their legal battle as they bid to bring their son to Italy for treatment . Outlining their decision, the Supreme Court justices said...More..

Bruno Sammartino Dies at 82
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bruno Sammartino Dies at 82

The outlet says he He died "peacefully" after recently battling health issues. Born in Italy and a survivor of German occupation during World War II, Sammartino moved to Pittsburgh as a teenager in 1950 a...More..

by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Cool, calm Colon tosses ball, chats in dugout with flawless game intact

Randy Johnson, 40, is the oldest to throw a ideal game. BC-BBA-Rangers-Astros, 223 Colon flawless into 8th, Rangers beat Astros 3-1 in 10AP Photo TXMW104, TXMW107, TXMW118, TXMW116, TXMW119, TXMW109, TXMW110,...More..

Manchester City clinch Premier League title
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Manchester City clinch Premier League title

Today I am happy and I suppose my team-mates might roll their eyes at this, but I want to see the reaction now. It's like watching a stage school production of football fan culture, and that's never a good thin...More..

Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life
by | Sunday, April 15, 2018

Regularly Having One Too Many Drinks Could Shorten Your Life

In a day, many people can drink far more which is unsafe for health. But in the USA, 100 grams is equivalent to what's in seven 12-ounces cans of beer, 5-ounce glasses of wine, or 1.5-ounce shots of rum, gin or...More..

Closing date for Woking Toys R Us
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Closing date for Woking Toys R Us

The iconic toy chain collapsed in February and insolvency specialist Moorfields has been selling off the retailer's stock at knockdown prices. Simon Thomas, joint administrator and partner at Moorfields said:...More..

Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions
by | Friday, April 13, 2018

Former GOP Leader Boehner Thinks Legal Marijuana Is the Answer for Millions

Nixon, who in March announced her run against incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo in the upcoming Democratic primary, notes in the video that 80 percent of New Yorkers arrested for marijuana are black or Latino. ...More..

IPL matches to be shifted outside Chennai?
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

IPL matches to be shifted outside Chennai?

But, according to Shukla, "CSK are not averse to playing in Pune". Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune and Rajkot are the names doing the rounds. "Tomorrow ticket sales for the match between Chennai Sup...More..

Thousands gather for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thousands gather for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela memorial

Shongwe, a Soweto resident, described Madikizela-Mandela as a "strong woman" who had helped them. "The plan was to discredit her and that was my job, because I had set up a network going all the way up from ...More..

Huge study links brain injury and higher dementia risks
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Huge study links brain injury and higher dementia risks

In the study group, 5.3 per cent of dementia sufferers had experienced a brain injury when younger, compared to 4.7 per cent of people without dementia. It does confirm earlier reports that people who have had ...More..

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Burma: Reuters journalists to stay in jail

The two journalists were arrested December 12, with police accusing them of violating the Official Secrets Act, a law dating from British colonial times, by acquiring "important secret papers" handed to them by...More..

Shujaa stun New Zealand, into Hong Kong final
by | Monday, April 09, 2018

Shujaa stun New Zealand, into Hong Kong final

Thereafter, Fiji threatened through Joshua Vakurunabili but fell short after he tried to offload to a charging teammate, but as he off loaded, Ambaka took off Samisoni Viriviri the ball and with it came a yello...More..

Nokia's latest smartphones are coming to Malaysia next week
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

Nokia's latest smartphones are coming to Malaysia next week

It will go on sale from April 6 in Nokia Shop as well as other leading retailers. One packing 32 GB internal storage along with 3 GB RAM and a second variant with 64 GB internal storage paired wit...More..

Studio Ghibli co-founder and animation legend Isao Takahata dies at 82
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Studio Ghibli co-founder and animation legend Isao Takahata dies at 82

Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata has died at the age of 82. With more complex and occasionally more violent plots than depicted in the average Disney cartoon film, these films have at times confused ...More..

Sugar tax: cost, drinks affected and more
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Sugar tax: cost, drinks affected and more

Anticipation of the sugar tax coming into force has meant that many fizzy drinks brands have quietly changed their recipes. Soft drink companies have been engaged in a range of calorie reduction initiatives for...More..

Man and woman arrested in Philippi after police find methamphetamine
by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

Man and woman arrested in Philippi after police find methamphetamine

The accident took place on Tuesday afternoon when the officer, said to be assigned with the Traffic New Territories South Headquarters, was driving his private vehicle along the Sha Tin Heights section of Tai P...More..

by | Thursday, April 05, 2018

China gets out big stick to retaliate against Donald Trump on trade

If they want to negotiate, the door is open". "In attempting to block China's rise the Trump administration has launched an attack not only on China but on US companies, workers and farmers". But Commerce S...More..

Pruitt announcing revisions in vehicle fuel emission standards
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Pruitt announcing revisions in vehicle fuel emission standards

But Pruitt, who is at the centre of swirling ethics questions over his travel spending and ties to Washington lobbyists, is not out of hot water yet. Members of Congress have requested new investigations ...More..

Police responding to active shooter at YouTube offices near San Francisco
by | Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Police responding to active shooter at YouTube offices near San Francisco

The shooting happened just after 12.30pm on Tuesday (local time ). Want to warn others this story may be fake? Police were seen escorting people out of the building with their hands in the air. Seemed seriou...More..

Midale mom outspoken advocate for autism awareness and support
by | Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Midale mom outspoken advocate for autism awareness and support

Autism covers a broad range of symptoms and severity, which is why it is referred to as ASD, or Autism Spectrum Disorder. He appreciated that DUHS as a major medical training university had took the initia...More..

by | Monday, April 02, 2018

Elgar anchors second innings as South Africa build massive lead

South Africa won the toss and will bat first, and selected the same team that won by 322 runs in Cape Town as the ball-tampering scandal broke. The culture within the Australian team has been scrutinis...More..

US, S Korea kick off low-key joint drills amid détente
by | Monday, April 02, 2018

US, S Korea kick off low-key joint drills amid détente

The computer-simulated Key Resolve will be held for two weeks starting in mid-April. The Foal Eagle drill started the same day as a historic concert by South Korean pop stars in Pyongyang, which will be stage...More..

Scientists say they've discovered new human organ
by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Scientists say they've discovered new human organ

Because of its "dynamic" role in all these functions, the researchers say the interstitium should be called an organ in its own right. The discovery could lead to a better understanding of diseases, such as h...More..

by | Friday, March 30, 2018

Premier Kathleen Wynne Thinks She is Oprah

Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound Progressive Conservative MPP Bill Walker said the 2018-19 financial blueprint includes "binge-spending" created to keep Premier Kathleen Wynne in power, while plunging Ontario back into ...More..

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia announce massive US$200B solar power project
by | Thursday, March 29, 2018

SoftBank, Saudi Arabia announce massive US$200B solar power project

The first solar panels will be imported from an established manufacturer, Son said , but all the equipment for the project will be manufactured in Saudi Arabia after the first couple of years. The fund has alr...More..

SC to examine now validity of nikah halala, polygamy
by | Tuesday, March 27, 2018

SC to examine now validity of nikah halala, polygamy

The petitions could pave way for enforcement of a Uniform Civil Code as one of the petitioners argued that Article 44 of the Constitution prescribes that the State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens...More..

Putin, Trump discuss potential meeting
by | Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Putin, Trump discuss potential meeting

Conversely, the Kremlin said on Tuesday that the conversation between Trump and Putin can be viewed as constructive, with a focus on overcoming problems in relations. "An American president does not lead the ...More..

AGENT ATTACK: Russia poised to strike back at Britain
by | Monday, March 19, 2018

AGENT ATTACK: Russia poised to strike back at Britain

It is thought most or all are intelligence officers. Russia's envoy to London, Alexander Yakovenko, said he had received a diplomatic note informing him that the Skripals were in a critical condition but ...More..

Telangana terrorist killed in J&K
by | Friday, March 16, 2018

Telangana terrorist killed in J&K

He was radicalised in to Islamic state ideology through social media and went to Kashmir to participate in terrorist activities of ISIS", a press note from Telangana police said. After verifying his details, ...More..

Judge rules $500M Powerball victor can stay anonymous
by | Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Judge rules $500M Powerball victor can stay anonymous

The mystery woman had a lawsuit filed in New Hampshire Superior Court, asking for a court order that allows her to protect her privacy and keep her prize. Temple said that the court has no doubt that if her ide...More..

Fiji Beat Kenya To Win Canada Sevens
by | Monday, March 12, 2018

Fiji Beat Kenya To Win Canada Sevens

Shujaa would then beat England 12-0 in the Quarterfinals to book a slot in the Semifinals. A number of players came into the starting seven for the fifth place semi-final, including Ryan Olowofela who got the...More..

Russian spy poisoning search moves to Skripal's auto
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Russian spy poisoning search moves to Skripal's auto

He is said to be in a serious condition, but is able to talk. The military personnel - drawn mostly from the Army, but also from the Royal Marines and RAF - are experts in chemical warfare and decontamination...More..

Don't judge Michael Porter Jr. too harshly off his return to Missouri
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Don't judge Michael Porter Jr. too harshly off his return to Missouri

Nearly as soon as the school announced Porter Jr. was having season-ending back surgery fans and a portion of the college basketball world began doing the math on his potential return . So we've got some thi...More..

Mahrez regrets reaction to failed Man City move
by | Friday, March 09, 2018

Mahrez regrets reaction to failed Man City move

The Algerian is believed to be angry with the Leicester City chiefs for not allowing him to move on and he is hoping to leave at the end of the season. It's unclear who Mahrez will play for next season, but a...More..