News archive from 10 July 2015

Victory really DOES taste sweet: Researchers find food is better when your team is winning - but we comfort...

Victory really does taste sweet, researchers have found. The say that our emotional state has a bigger influence than thought on our taste - especially where sports are concerned. Researchers analysed a hockey game, and found that when supporters...

 

Smoking tobacco might increase risk of schizophrenia, say researchers

Smoking cigarettes might increase people’s risk of psychosis, say researchers who believe tobacco as well as cannabis could play a part in causing schizophrenia. It has long been recognised that people suffering from psychosis tend to smoke more than...

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 

Nice to publish report on NHS staffing levels despite being told to stop work

Ministers and NHS bosses face an embarrassing row over safe staffing levels for nurses in hospital A&E departments in England after it emerged that the government body told to stop work in this area is going to publish its recommendations anyway....

Guardian, 00:01 in Health
 
Scotland’s NHS damned for ‘deep-rooted’ failings

Scotland’s NHS damned for ‘deep-rooted’ failings

MEDICAL leaders have called for a major shake-up of the NHS after a damning new report found "deep-rooted and systemic failings" in Scotland's health service. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in Scotland today publishes a report...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Health
 
Did Live 8 and G8 help cut Africa's debt burden?

Did Live 8 and G8 help cut Africa's debt burden?

Hyde Park in central London. Sir Paul McCartney and U2 were part of a star-studded line up that took to the stage back in 2005 with a simple message to world leaders: "Make Poverty History". Thousands of people wore white wristbands to show...

BBC, 00:03 in Business
 

Philosophical discussions boost pupils' maths and literacy progress, study finds

Philosophical discussions about truth, fairness or kindness appear to give a small but significant boost to the maths and literacy progress of primary school pupils, although experts remain puzzled as to why. More than 3,000 pupils in 48 state primary...

Guardian, 00:04 in Learning
 
Billy Connolly: I’ve gone back to church

Billy Connolly: I’ve gone back to church

BILLY Connolly has said that he has started attending church again following the deaths of his sister and friend Robin Williams. The actor and comedian was brought up as a Catholic but turned his back on religion more than 50 years ago and has...

 

Kakuro 1,456 hard

Fill the grid so that each run of squares adds up to the total in the box above or to the left. Use only numbers 1-9, and never use a number more than once per run (a number may reoccur in the same row, in a separate run). Buy the Guardian tomorrow or...

 

Sudoku 3171 hard

Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. For a helping hand call our solutions line on 0906 200 83 83. Calls cost £1.03 per minute from a BT landline. Calls from other networks may vary and mobiles...

 

Smith settles it late on

England scrum-half Matty Smith kicked a last-minute penalty as Wigan snatched a dramatic 26-24 victory over First Utility Super League leaders Leeds to close to within two points of them with two games left before the Super 8s. The Rhinos looked to...

 

Video: Family’s pride as tragic 23-day-old baby saves life as Yorkshire’s first neonatal organ donor

A selfless Yorkshire couple who faced the loss of their baby daughter just days after her birth have seen her become the county's first neonatal organ donor. Ami and Liam Duggleby, who live in Little Driffield, East Yorkshire, were told within 24...

 
Bliive: Brazilian barter website turns time into money

Bliive: Brazilian barter website turns time into money

Maritza Reboucas is working late in her apartment in Sao Paulo's Jardim Santa Ines neighbourhood. She is teaching breathing techniques via Skype to someone she met online a few minutes ago. A sales person during the day, Maritza moonlights as a...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 

Andy Murray forced Roger Federer into a series of errors when he first beat him... but now he has the tools...

The first time that Andy Murray beat Roger Federer was nearly nine years ago as a 19-year-old at the Cincinnati Masters, when Roger was about at his peak.  That day he upset the great Swiss with his defensive guile — drawing mistakes and repeatedly...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Maria Sharapova fails to see funny side of David Cameron's quip about grunting

Maria Sharapova gave short shrift to Prime Minister David Cameron's joke that England's women's footballers would need 'earplugs' to cope with the grunting during her Wimbledon clash with Serena Williams. Sharapova lost to Williams for a 17th...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Andy Murray faces Roger Federer for a place in the Wimbledon final, but who will win? Sportsmail asks some...

Andy Murray faces Roger Federer for a place in the final of Wimbledon 2015 on Friday, but who will book their place in Sunday's Centre Court showpiece? Sportsmail gets the thoughts of some of tennis' greats to see what they think the outcome will...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 


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