News archive from 11 May 2017

This is what your gritty eyes could mean

This is what your gritty eyes could mean

Blepharitis - also known as lid margin disease - is a potentially sight-threatening ocular condition, but only one in four British people know it exists. Despite the fact it can lead to ulceration of the cornea and permanent damage to vision, there...

 
Heart attack symptoms - how your eyes could reveal if you are at risk

Heart attack symptoms - how your eyes could reveal if you are at risk

While there is no easy way to spot symptoms of high cholesterol, a surgeon has said there could be a way of spotting the condition by looking at the eyes. Professor Dan Reinstein, ophthalmic surgeon for the London Vision Clinic, said a condition...

 
Could THIS Indian spice hold the secret to repairing bone mass in the elderly?

Could THIS Indian spice hold the secret to repairing bone mass in the elderly?

The study involved fit, healthy and slim men and women who all suffered declining bone density. In just six months, those taking a daily tablet of the turmeric and soy lecithin formulation boosted bone density by seven per cent compared with a group...

 

Leeds food festival leaves a sweet taste for permanent events

The third Leeds Independent Food Festival, which starts today, is hoping to leave a lasting taste in the mouth for food fans. From today until May 28 there will be 90 events at various locations around the city, however, festival organisers are hoping...

 

Bid to buy historic Leeds pub

A COMMUNITY group seeking to buy historic Kirkstall pub The Cardigan Arms pub was set to interviewed by brewery chiefs today. Not-for-profit The Cardigan Arms Communities Pub Ltd has raised more than £100,000 after launching a community share offer to...

 

Dad running Leeds Half Marathon for hospital after baby son’s life saved

A DAD will run this Sunday’s Leeds Half Marathon to raise cash for the neonatal intensive care unit that saved his baby son’s life. Danny and Harriet Young’s son Sebastian was rushed to the unit at Leeds General Infirmary after he developed difficulty...

 

Police make arrest after responding to concern for man's safety in Grimsby

Police have arrested a man after officers responded to a call raising concern over a man's safety. Humberside Police attended an incident at a property in Broadway, Grimsby. Officers were called over concerns for a man's safety, and a man has been...

 

West Brom rumour: Tony Pulis watches Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson

West Brom are eyeing up a move for Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson, according to reports. The Mirror claims Tony Pulis watched the 24-year-old, during the 3-0 defeat at Chelsea on Monday that rubber-stamped Boro’s relegation after just a year...

 
Last Night's TV reviewed: Sad sign of the rhymes

Last Night's TV reviewed: Sad sign of the rhymes

Wisely, they left the bit about it all being done in Shakespeareanstyle blank verse until the bottom of the page. Various people, including that BBC website, have described Bartlett’s play as “bold”. I’d say it was anything but. If any audience is...

 
Jose Mourinho and his Man Utd players should be embarrassed, says Roy Keane

Jose Mourinho and his Man Utd players should be embarrassed, says Roy Keane

Roy Keane says Jose Mourinho and his Manchester United players should be embarrassed by their season. The Red Devils are hoping to reach the Europa League final by coming through their semi-final against Celta Vigo on Thursday. Should they win that...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

POA calls for probe into unfair sacking

‘Targeted’ guards demand answers after wrongful dismissal AN INDEPENDENT inquiry must be launched into the dismissal of two now-vindicated guards who restrained a notorious criminal with a slipper, the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) said...

 

No criminal charge for Tory battlebus

Not enough evidence to secure conviction, say prosecutors NO TORIES will be charged over allegations of electoral fraud from 2015, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said yesterday. Around 30 MPs and activists were investigated by 14 police forces...

 

Drinking harms poor more than rich

by Felicity Collier HEAVY drinking poses a greater health risk to the poorest people in society than those who are well off, according to a study by the University of Glasgow published yesterday. Researchers found that increased alcohol consumption...

 

Star reporter held by armed Turkish police

Sweeney cornered over anti-Erdogan articles MORNING STAR reporter Steve Sweeney was detained for eight hours in Turkey on Tuesday after travelling there to interview victims of the army crackdown on majority-Kurdish cities. Mr Sweeney and his...

 

Trump accused of derailing FBI probe with Comey sacking

US legislators accused President Donald Trump yesterday of derailing their investigations into his links with Russia by sacking FBI director James Comey. In an unexpected move on Tuesday, Mr Trump told Mr Comey in a letter that he was sacking him...

 


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