News archive from 3 October 2014

HIV bounces back in baby ‘cleared’ of the virus by drug treatment

HIV bounces back in baby ‘cleared’ of the virus by drug treatment

Doctors in Italy have reported that a baby who was apparently cleared of HIV after an early and intensive course of antiviral drugs is still infected with the virus three years later. The finding is another blow for HIV scientists who hoped that swift...

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 
Egg-freezing should be available to all UK women, experts urge

Egg-freezing should be available to all UK women, experts urge

All women should have the chance to freeze their eggs or ovarian tissue in their 20s or early 30s to avoid having fertility problems if they want to conceive later in life, experts say. More and more women are delaying having a family, perhaps because...

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 
Just five alcoholic drinks a week could reduce sperm quality

Just five alcoholic drinks a week could reduce sperm quality

Drinking just five units of alcohol every week could reduce the quality of a man’s sperm, new research suggests. And the more alcohol consumed, the weaker the quality of the sperm, the study found. Men of a reproductive age should be advised to steer...

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 

Keep your eyes on the prize: Staying focused on a target can make you walk faster, say scientists

If you want to walk faster, look into the distance. Researchers say the odd trick can actually have a big impact on your pace. They say it could even help improve the quality of exercise for many.  HOW IT WORKS The new research found that attentional...

 

Facebook finally cracks down on research on its users after after 700,000 feeds were manipulated to try and...

Facebook has issued tough new guidelines on research using its system following outrage from users over experiments on the social network. The firm today tightened its research guidelines following uproar over its disclosure this summer that it...

 
Thousands turn out for the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire’s funeral at Chatsworth

Thousands turn out for the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire’s funeral at Chatsworth

Deborah Cavendish, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, has been laid to rest. Her son, the Duke of Devonshire, and the Prince of Wales were present as the woman who transformed Chatsworth was buried at a family plot in the grounds of St Peter’s Church,...

 
Speech that was too tough for Margaret Thatcher

Speech that was too tough for Margaret Thatcher

MARGARET Thatcher was forced to tear up a hard-hitting speech in the wake of the 1984 Brighton bombing that would have gone beyond her controversial "enemy within" remarks, newly released files have revealed. In a speech to the...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Politics
 
Murdered Bride's Parents Plead For Justice

Murdered Bride's Parents Plead For Justice

The parents of murdered bride Anni Dewani say they hope to hear the truth from her husband Shrien at his murder trial next week. They insist their long fight for justice has left them unable to grieve for their daughter who was kidnapped and shot dead...

 

Macau dealers plan to walk off job on Friday as labour unrest increases

    Dealers at the flagship casino of MGM China Holdings Ltd , a unit of U.S.-based MGM Resorts International, plan to take sick leave at noon on Friday, said Wu Jian one of the organisers at the Forefront of Macau Gaming, the labour union behind...

 
Seventies songstress Lynsey de Paul dies at 64

Seventies songstress Lynsey de Paul dies at 64

IN THE Seventies, she was on the arm of Sean Connery and Ringo Starr while her singles were on the record players of the nation. Lynsey de Paul, who was the first woman to win an Ivor Novello award and who once serenaded the Conservative Party...

 
Paul Butler's IBF super-flyweight title bout postponed

Paul Butler's IBF super-flyweight title bout postponed

South African champ Tete has pulled out of the October 25 fight at the Liverpool Echo Arena with a broken hand. Chester fighter Butler, 25, is already the IBF bantamweight belt-holder after narrowly outpointing domestic rival Stuart Hall in June....

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Saido Berahino encouraged to reach for the stars by West Brom boss Alan Irvine

Saido Berahino encouraged to reach for the stars by West Brom boss Alan Irvine

Baggies head coach Alan Irvine says he knows the game's giants will be circling if the 21-year-old keeps banging in the goals. Berahino has had an explosive start to the season with five goals catapulting him to the verge of an England call. Irvine is...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Win tickets to England v San Marino

Win tickets to England v San Marino

We have teamed up with England Team Sponsor Vauxhall to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets each for the game. For your chance to win simply answer the following question: What was the score the last time England faced San...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
British No.1 Andy Murray through to China Open quarter-finals

British No.1 Andy Murray through to China Open quarter-finals

The British No.1 will now face US Open champion Marin Cilic today in the quarter-finals of the China Open. Murray swept aside Uruguayan Cuevas in just 80 minutes as he won 6-2 6-2. The 27-year-old is desperate for ranking points to finish in the top...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Southampton and Jose Fonte keen to pile pressure on Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

Southampton and Jose Fonte keen to pile pressure on Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham chief Pochettino faces his old club for the first time since walking out in the summer when Saints travel to White Hart Lane on Sunday. The Argentine has overseen Spurs' worst start to a Premier League season in six years while Saints are...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 


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