News archive from 3 July 2013, page 4

Briton dies in Kabul suicide blast

A British man killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan has been named by the Foreign Office. Mark Duffus was one of at least seven people who died in the blast at a Nato supplier's compound in Kabul. According to BBC News Mr Duffus was a...

 

Young jobseekers want more support

Many unemployed young people are dissatisfied with schemes to help them into jobs, with some losing hope that they will find work, a survey has found. Almost six in 10 of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned said there is not enough for support to help...

 

'Lower BMI mark for ethnic groups'

The standard test to see whether people are a healthy weight does not work consistently across different ethnicities, health officials have said. The body mass index (BMI), used to identify people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease,...

 

Probe into E.coli in raw meat fears

Health officials are to examine whether there are any potential risks to humans in raw meat which contains a strain of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Scientists are to test different kinds of meat, including chicken, beef and pork, to test whether...

 
Former teacher jailed for assaulting young girls

Former teacher jailed for assaulting young girls

A former teacher has been jailed for two years after pleading guilty to six counts of indecently assaulting girls in the 1980s and 1990s. John Morton admitted six counts of indecently assaulting six girls, who were aged seven to 11 at the time. He was...

 

Briton dies in Kabul suicide blast

A British man killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan has been named by the Foreign Office. Mark Duffus was one of at least seven people who died in the blast at a Nato supplier's compound in Kabul. According to BBC News Mr Duffus was a...

 

Young jobseekers want more support

Many unemployed young people are dissatisfied with schemes to help them into jobs, with some losing hope that they will find work, a survey has found. Almost six in 10 of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned said there is not enough for support to help...

 
Kosovo tackles tough questions of religion and conflict

Kosovo tackles tough questions of religion and conflict

Garentina Kraja's adult life has been a mirror of Kosovo's recent history and the attempts of Europe's youngest country to build a new identity. From a teenage war correspondent and refugee she is now a presidential adviser and teaches a university...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 

Young jobseekers want more support

Many unemployed young people are dissatisfied with schemes to help them into jobs, with some losing hope that they will find work, a survey has found. Almost six in 10 of the 16 to 24-year-olds questioned said there is not enough for support to help...

 

'Lower BMI mark for ethnic groups'

The standard test to see whether people are a healthy weight does not work consistently across different ethnicities, health officials have said. The body mass index (BMI), used to identify people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease,...

 
Jambo tech! (Hello, tech! in Swahili)

Jambo tech! (Hello, tech! in Swahili)

Kenya is making an international name for itself as a technology centre. They call it, in the manner of these things, Silicon Savannah. As I explained in my previous blog from the country, first came the mobile phone, bringing connectivity to vast...

BBC, 00:20 in Business
 

'Lower BMI mark for ethnic groups'

The standard test to see whether people are a healthy weight does not work consistently across different ethnicities, health officials have said. The body mass index (BMI), used to identify people's risk of developing type 2 diabetes or heart disease,...

 

Probe into E.coli in raw meat fears

Health officials are to examine whether there are any potential risks to humans in raw meat which contains a strain of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Scientists are to test different kinds of meat, including chicken, beef and pork, to test whether...

 

Probe into E.coli in raw meat fears

Health officials are to examine whether there are any potential risks to humans in raw meat which contains a strain of bacteria resistant to antibiotics. Scientists are to test different kinds of meat, including chicken, beef and pork, to test whether...

 

Briton dies in Kabul suicide blast

A British man killed in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan has been named by the Foreign Office. Mark Duffus was one of at least seven people who died in the blast at a Nato supplier's compound in Kabul. According to BBC News Mr Duffus was a...

 


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