News archive from 1 May 2018

Report finds 'serious issues' with use of Mental Health Act

Report finds 'serious issues' with use of Mental Health Act

People with serious mental illness are suffering neglect and discrimination when they have been detained for treatment, according to a report ordered by Theresa May. Too many of those sectioned under the Mental Health Act receive a lack of dignity and...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
Ovarian cancer diagnoses 'will rise 55% in the next 20 years'

Ovarian cancer diagnoses 'will rise 55% in the next 20 years'

Ovarian cancer diagnoses are set to rise worldwide by nearly 55% in the next two decades, according to a global coalition that says more must be done to improve the poor outcomes. Global survival rates range between 30% and 50%, says the World Ovarian...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 

The future of sex work – a photo essay

In 1995 New South Wales became one of the first places in the world to decriminalise sex work. Against a backdrop of the Aids epidemic and a recommendation to fight police corruption from a royal commission into the state’s police service, sex workers...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
Leo Varadkar: Peer criticised for Irish PM 'typical Indian' tweet

Leo Varadkar: Peer criticised for Irish PM 'typical Indian' tweet

Former senior Ulster Unionist Lord Kilclooney has been criticised for calling Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar a "typical Indian". He tweeted the comment in response to a news story in which Mr Varadkar was accused of "poor...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 
'Money for jam': Commonwealth Bank accused after damning regulator's report

'Money for jam': Commonwealth Bank accused after damning regulator's report

Commonwealth Bank’s financial success has “dulled” its senses, leaving it with a complacent culture that is dismissive of regulators, with a lack of accountability among senior executives, and a remuneration framework that has no bite. That is the...

 
Nine months after Myanmar assaults, Rohingya camps ready for spate of births

Nine months after Myanmar assaults, Rohingya camps ready for spate of births

When hundreds of thousands of Rohingya flooded into south-east Bangladesh last year they told of systematic rape and other sexual violence by Myanmar soldiers and militiamen. May will mark nine months since that exodus started. Aid agencies,...

 

Battle of the sixes will kick-start a revolution as golf takes another step to bring women's game in from...

At the Centurion Club in St Albans this weekend, another encouraging step will be taken in the long and rocky journey to bring women's golf in from the cold. The two-day GolfSixes tournament, featuring 16 teams who play one another over six-hole...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Argentinian fourth-tier side launch The Simpsons inspired goalkeepers' shirt featuring image of Homer in hedge

Open wide for some soccer! An Argentinian fourth-tier side have launched an incredible goalkeepers' kit for next season — featuring Springfield's favourite son, Homer Simpson. Whether or not the new kit is endorsed by Pele, king of the soccer field...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Marouane Fellaini in talks with Manchester United over new deal with midfielder demanding at least a...

Marouane Fellaini will hold further talks with Manchester United this week and is demanding at least a two-year contract to stay at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho revealed that Fellaini is close to agreeing new terms after the Belgium midfielder came off...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 
Menstrual cup: The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Menstrual cup: The people fighting pollution with plastic-free periods

Talking about periods openly can be difficult, and discussing menstrual waste can be even harder. While the fight against single-use plastics like straws and shopping bags has become a mainstream issue, activists and environmental groups say...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
Why Armenia 'Velvet Revolution' won without a bullet fired

Why Armenia 'Velvet Revolution' won without a bullet fired

Peaceful mass protests have brought a watershed moment to Armenia, a small landlocked, post-Soviet nation. On Tuesday, an opposition politician who harnessed a revolution is set to be elected prime minister. When Nikol Pashinyan, 42, set off on his...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho SLAMMED for one-dimensional tactic used against Arsenal

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho SLAMMED for one-dimensional tactic used against Arsenal

That's the verdict of former Republic of Ireland striker Tony Cascarino. Jose Mourinho sent Marouane Fellaini on against Arsenal 12 minutes after the Gunners had equalised on Sunday. United proceeded to bombard the visitor's defence with aerial balls...

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says job does NOT hinge on third Champions League crown

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says job does NOT hinge on third Champions League crown

The Frenchman is under pressure following a poor La Liga title defence which saw rivals Barcelona crowned champions on Sunday. Real are in the box seat ahead of tonight’s semi-final second-leg, taking a 2-1 lead against Bayern Munich to the Bernabeu....

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
Man Utd striker Romelu Lukaku WILL be fit to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Man Utd striker Romelu Lukaku WILL be fit to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

The Manchester United striker limped off in the 50th minute of Sunday’s win over Arsenal following a challenge from defender Konstantinos Mavropanos. But despite initial fears United’s top scorer could be out for the rest of the season, tests revealed...

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
'Total BS': John Kelly forced to deny report he called Trump an idiot

'Total BS': John Kelly forced to deny report he called Trump an idiot

John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, has been forced to deny a report that he called Donald Trump an “idiot”. In a rapid response statement issued on Monday, Kelly dismissed the claim, broadcast by NBC News, as “total BS”. The denial was...

 


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