News archive from 14 January 2017

SpaceX finances 'on a knife edge' following disastrous rocket explosion - and Elon Musk is relying on...

Elon Musk watched in horror as SpaceX's Falcon 9 burst into flames and rained debris over the Atlantic Ocean in 2015. The botched takeoff led to delayed launches, hindered the firm's ability to fulfill contracts and contributed to annual loss and...

 

What's REALLY in your sushi? Study finds almost half of fish are mislabeled in restaurants

The spicy tuna in your sushi roll might actually be a fraud, researchers have revealed. A new study found nearly half of fish sold at more than two dozen sushi restaurants in the Los Angeles area were mislabeled. Researchers say the problem could be...

 

Want to stick to your New Year resolutions? Move house, say scientists 

Researchers have found that moving house could help you stick to your new year's resolutions.  Habits develop when we repeat behaviors, and they are reinforced when things around us stay the same. But researchers based at the University of Bath have...

 

Breakthrough in fixing a broken heart: Researchers use stem cells to regenerate the outer layer of organ in...

Researchers have managed to use stem cells to regenerate the outer layer of the heart - the epicardium.  The interdisciplinary team of researchers based at Penn State University say this breakthrough will bring them closer to regenerating an entire...

 

Space mountain: Astronaut shares stunning out of this world shot of the Rockies from the ISS

It's like a whole new world. French astronaut Thomas Pesquet has taken some spectacular photos of Earth from space. And he recently showcased the beauty of North America's Rocky Mountains. The mountain chain is one of the continent's most dramatic...

 

Screen time is GOOD for teen brains: Why 257 minutes is the 'sweet spot' before computers damage mental...

Hours of screen time can be good for teenagers' brains, according to new research from the University of Oxford. The study insists many parents may be too concerned about computers harming their children. In fact, they calculated the 'sweet spot' at...

 

Revealed: The millions of stomach-churning bacteria lurking in YOUR hair, skin, lungs, gut and mouth - and...

It's something none of us want to think about - the millions of bacteria living, growing and multiplying on our bodies.  There is a ratio of 1.3 bacteria to each human cell, according to researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot,...

 

Adversity brings out the best in Hartlepool United, but that is nothing to be proud of - Liam Donnelly.

Adversity brings out the best in Hartlepool United, according to Liam Donnelly. But if Pools are to do more than just survive in League Two they need to alter that all too familiar situation. Time and time again, with their backs to the wall Pools...

 

YP Letters: Time to break the deadlock on devolution

IN an exclusive letter, well-respected Yorkshire business leaders make a direct appeal to the county’s politicians over devolution. From: Phil Jones, CBI Yorkshire chairman and Northern Powergrid chief executive; Jonathan Oxley, IoD chairman for West...

 

Hundreds detained in mental health crisis - but figure falls

Hundreds of people - including a handful of children - have been locked up in police cells on mental health grounds, the YEP can reveal. More than 3,000 people have been detained by West Yorkshire Police under the Mental Health Act since 2013, data...

 

Leeds police chase driver injured motorist in 70mph crash

A DRIVER who injured another motorist when he ploughed into him during a police chase has been jailed. Elijah Britton, 26, was locked up for six months after a court heard the victim suffered a dislocated collarbone, whiplash and leg injuries during...

 

Girl charged over death of Katie, seven, remanded to youth detention site

A teenager accused of murdering seven-year-old Katie Rough has appeared before a judge at crown court. The 15-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared via video link at Leeds Crown Court. Katie was found with severe lacerations...

 

Man, 21, bailed by anti-terror police after rally by banned neo-Nazi group

A 21-year-old man has been bailed after he was arrested by counter-terror police following a far-right rally by a banned neo-Nazi group. The National Action group, which was outlawed as a terrorist organisation in December, wants to fight the...

 
Theresa May pushes for GPs to take the strain amid A&E crisis

Theresa May pushes for GPs to take the strain amid A&E crisis

Theresa May is urging GP surgeries to make more effort to provide a seven-day service as she seeks to deflect blame for the deepening crisis in the NHS. With pressure mounting on the prime minister, amid growing evidence that hospitals are struggling...

Guardian, 00:11 in Health
 

Play your cards right to clear your debts

Take action while the competition in the balance transfers market is white hot, says Martin Lewis If you’ve debts you can’t repay, there are two key things to do: stop borrowing more and cut the interest rate. By cutting the rate, more of your...

 


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