News archive from 8 November 2015

Scientists seek to unravel secrets of ‘truffle' seaweed

Scientists seek to unravel secrets of ‘truffle' seaweed

THE secret of what gives Scotland's "truffle of the sea" its unique flavour may soon be unlocked. Pepper dulse is a wild-growing native seaweed that is highly prized by top chefs for its “orgasmic” taste. But not all dulse is the same. Its...

 

Arsenal in transfer battle to sign Manchester United target Nicolas Gaitan in January - report

Arsenal are battling to sign Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan, according to reports. The Argentine flyer has been strongly linked with Manchester United in recent months, while Manchester City have also been rumoured to be keen on snapping up his...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

‘The noise and chaos is deafening; humanity is laid bare on the shores of Europe’

In mid-October I arrive in Skala Sikamineas on the north coast of the Greek island of Lesbos. I am here as part of a long-term project for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), documenting the refugee crisis across Europe and the Middle East....

 

Liverpool transfer news: Alexandre Pato agrees deal, Jurgen Klopp wants Riccardo Saponara, Khouma Babacar...

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will have been at the club for a whole month on Sunday. Time has certainly flown, and the German will now have a pretty good idea about where he wants to strengthen in January. The international break will give the club...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

How to make sure that the medicine goes down well

We would like to reassure Dr Aseem Malhotra that the Academy of Medical Sciences is taking great care to ensure independence and inclusivity in our inquiry into how society judges the safety of medicines (“How too much medicine can kill you”,...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 

The NHS has social objectives as well as economic ones. Can we reconcile them?

Look beyond the headlines is always wise advice. The main story in the NHS at present appears to be a standoff between Jeremy Hunt, the health secretary, and junior doctors and the BMA on pay and working conditions. But the real story has far more to...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 

Doctors who left NHS for Australia: ‘More cash, fewer hours, less pressure’

Sarah Wollaston, chair of the Commons health committee, revealed last month that her daughter, a junior doctor, and eight of her friends had all quit the NHS to find work in Australia. It’s a disturbing trend: but as the dissatisfaction over hours and...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 

More doctors like me will turn their backs on the UK

When I moved to Melbourne in 2014 – to gain more experience in emergency medicine – I thought I would return home, like the majority of junior doctors before me. But the more I listen to the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, the more I think this won’t...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Type 26 frigate project could be holed by Trident

Type 26 frigate project could be holed by Trident

Concerns have been raised that Conservative ministers are planning to slash the programme for the new Type 26 frigates, which would be a major blow for shipbuilding jobs on the Clyde. It is understood that the original plan to order 13 of the next...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Hot News
 

Tourists can stay clear, unlike those living with terror

The intensity and scale of Islamist terrorism is getting worse. It was only in June that we were horrified by 38 dead in a beach hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Now the black box from the downed Russian tourist jet, with its reported recording of an...

 

Reporter who told world of Guernica atrocity and inspired Picasso is hero of new film

Sandbags, rifles and the fatigues of the militia have been familiar sights once more in the hills and valleys of the Basque country this autumn and are only now being cleared away, almost 80 years after the start of the Spanish civil war. But this...

 

Anger drives hunt for 'criminal' water guzzler during California drought

Dean Gamburd has been a Bel Air resident all his life. Normally, he has nothing but good things to say about his neighbourhood, one of the most affluent in Los Angeles, where the streets are lined with opulent houses and well-tended flowerbeds....

 

Who is the mysterious ‘Stetson’ in TS Eliot’s Waste Land? One scholar has a clue…

In a letter to his brother in 1922, TS Eliot once enigmatically wrote that he hoped to solve his “problem of living a double or triple life”. Now, 50 years after his death, an amateur British scholar is creating waves in the growing academic world of...

 

Tetley's new healthy fruit teas steam ahead

The move continues its expansion into the healthy teas market, one popular with younger customers. This is in contrast to sales of Britain¹s traditional black tea cuppa which is declining, down 22 per cent since 2010. Tetley's latest launch follows...

 

A third of care homes face crisis: Insolvency experts expect hundreds of firms to go bust

Of the UK's 5,500 care home operators, the risk management group estimates that as many as 1,650 companies are struggling financially, and of those it expects a quarter, which account for 1,500 sites, to fall into insolvency. Many groups in the sector...

 


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