News archive from 8 July 2013

Chocolate and fizzy drinks could be used as cancer detectors because malignant tumours feed off sugar

Chocolate, fizzy drinks and other sugar-laden foods could soon be used to detect cancer. Scientists have developed a technique that identifies the disease by tracking how sugar is absorbed by the body. Malignant tumours consume much more glucose - a...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Health
 

Chocolate and fizzy drinks could be used as cancer detectors because malignant tumours feed off sugar

Chocolate, fizzy drinks and other sugar-laden foods could soon be used to detect cancer. Scientists have developed a technique that identifies the disease by tracking how sugar is absorbed by the body. Malignant tumours consume much more glucose - a...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Health
 

They've created a monster! World's largest private yacht takes to the sea after £400m three-year...

This is the moment the world's largest private yacht took to the sea. Azzam, which was built by German firm Lurssen, is a staggering 590 feet long - a £400million floating palace which has knocked Roman Abramovich off the owners' top spot. It was...

 

Race to save Britain's oak trees from mystery disease that's 'bleeding them to death'... and the colourful...

The Government is spending £1.1 million on an emergency project to save ancient English oaks from a mysterious disease that is causing the trees to "bleed to death'. Thousands across the UK have already been infected, with the disease...

 
GATLAND EXCITED ABOUT LIONS FUTURE

GATLAND EXCITED ABOUT LIONS FUTURE

Warren Gatland believes the British and Irish Lions could be equipped with "an incredibly strong squad" for the formidable challenge of tackling New Zealand in four years' time. It is 42 years since the Lions won a Test series in All Blacks...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
SEXTON HAPPY TO UPHOLD TRADITION

SEXTON HAPPY TO UPHOLD TRADITION

Ireland star Jonathan Sexton will head to a new career in France satisfied that Warren Gatland's class of 2013 "did the Lions tradition proud". The fly-half playmaker scored a try during the British and Irish Lions' 41-16 third Test...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
CLIVE ALLEN: LOSING GARETH BALE WOULD BE MADNESS

CLIVE ALLEN: LOSING GARETH BALE WOULD BE MADNESS

ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS desperately needs to ease the growing pressure on superstar Gareth Bale - by landing a LETHAL goalscorer. Clive Allen says Tottenham need to ease the pressure on star man Gareth Bale That is the view of the club's former coach and...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
In-vehicle smoking ban the healthy answer

In-vehicle smoking ban the healthy answer

It seems unfair that while being driven to sporting activities, second-hand smoke puts children's health at risk, says Marjory Burns As parents, we always want what’s best for our children. And no responsible parent would ever encourage their child to...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Health
 
SUNDERLAND CLOSE ON £5M GINO PERUZZI

SUNDERLAND CLOSE ON £5M GINO PERUZZI

SUNDERLAND are closing in on £5million-rated Argentina right-back Gino Peruzzi. Gino Peruzzi, 21, had been linked with Man City and Inter Milan Velez Sarsfield president Miguel Calello says his club have agreed a fee with the Black Cats and Peruzzi...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
WikiLeaks: Stealing secrets proves sobering viewing

WikiLeaks: Stealing secrets proves sobering viewing

"Unbelievable," says Alex Gibney. "Once more Julian Assange has found a way to insert himself into a story that had managed to pass him by." Sitting in an empty restaurant in Edinburgh two days after the news breaks that NSA...

 
BRIAN MCDERMOTT URGES SAM BYRAM TO STAY AT LEEDS

BRIAN MCDERMOTT URGES SAM BYRAM TO STAY AT LEEDS

BRIAN MCDERMOTT has urged rising star Sam Byram to stick with Leeds as Premier League big-guns queue up to prise the defender away from Elland Road. Sam Byram is one of Leeds' brightest talents United have slapped a £10million price tag on their...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
Transforming a former Edinburgh hotel into a home

Transforming a former Edinburgh hotel into a home

JOHNSBURN House had been on the market for around four years by the time Sandra and Alastair Love came to view the handsome B-listed Scots Baronial building in May 2010. Previously a hotel and restaurant, the property was in a poor condition at the...

 
Tom Kitchin recipes: Great summer cocktails

Tom Kitchin recipes: Great summer cocktails

NOTHING quite brings a smile to people's faces in summer like a cool, bright, refreshing cocktail, whether it's alcoholic or non-alcoholic. The season brings such a wonderful collection of fruits and flavours and it’s a great time to try different...

 
Album review: New ORder, Live At Bestival 2012

Album review: New ORder, Live At Bestival 2012

"'Ello" welcomes Bernard "Barney" Sumner at the start of this, only the third live recording his band have released in their 33-year existence. "Guess who we are. We are New Order. Obviously." New Order Live At Bestival...

 
Foreign wealth funds sound out Treasury on Lloyds deal

Foreign wealth funds sound out Treasury on Lloyds deal

SOVEREIGN wealth funds and private equity groups have sounded out the Treasury about buying a 10 per cent stake in Lloyds Banking Group. The move follows Chancellor George Osborne giving a strong hint in his Mansion House speech recently that a sale...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 


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