News archive from 21 September 2017

Former Birmingham Council leader Mike Whitby claimed £20,526 from House of Lords but didn't speak once

Former Birmingham Council leader Mike Whitby claimed £20,526 from House of Lords but didn't speak once

Former Birmingham City Council leader Mike Whitby claimed more than £20,000 in allowances and expenses from the House of Lords over the course of a year – but did not make a single speech. Parliamentary records show that Lord Whitby failed to take...

 

Pep Guardiola reacts to Ilkay Gundogan's latest injury

Pep Guardiola has allayed fears over Ilaky Gundogan’s latest injury - but the German international is set to undergo scans after damaging his knee against West Brom. Guardiola feared the worst when midfielder went down under a tackle from behind from...

 
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder: I grew up being told I was lazy and useless

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder: I grew up being told I was lazy and useless

As Rose Brewis grew up she became accustomed to the taunts and jeers of her classmates who branded her “lazy” and “useless”. Throughout her childhood, Rose, 31, who was born in New Zealand but now lives on the Isle of Man, found school exhausting and...

 

Taxi and limo drivers have a higher risk of violent death at work than any other profession, CDC data show

Taxi and limousine drivers are the most likely workers to die a violent death on the job, a new CDC report has shown. Compared to other workers, they have an increased risk of such deaths because they work with cash, with the public, alone and during...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Health
 

So what is it then? Neurologists say you need magnesium supplements - but this study shows the mineral...

These days, there is a supplement for everything.  In brain-care, the latest must-have is a magnesium supplement, designed to reduce your levels of cortisol, the stress hormone.  However, a new study warns pill-poppers that it's not as simple.  People...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Health
 

Scientists will soon be able to cure cleft palates in the WOMB using groundbreaking in-utero injection, new...

There could soon be a treatment for cleft palates and lips that will be administered to fetuses in-utero. Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a radical way to treat mice with cleft palates while their mothers are still carrying them,...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Health
 

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte ready to rely on youngsters again in Carabao Cup after Blues starlets impress in...

Head coach Antonio Conte suggested he is prepared to give Chelsea's youngsters a run in the Carabao Cup after Wednesday night's rout of Nottingham Forest. The 5-1 win set up a fourth round clash at home to Everton, but, despite facing Premier League...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 
Cumbria Police's child protection significantly improved

Cumbria Police's child protection "significantly improved"

Inspectors say Cumbria Police has improved how it protects children after being warned it needed to get better. Officials add they are encouraged by the progress the force has made since checks last year alerted them to problems that raised alarm. The...

 
‘There are no bad guys here’: Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres split after 14 years of marriage

‘There are no bad guys here’: Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres split after 14 years of marriage

Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres have officially announced that they will split after quietly separating from each other. The couple were married for 14 years and had a 10-year-old daughter, Delilah, together – with the Suits actress insisting that...

Metro, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

More unions want Leonard for leader

Aslef and Unite join TSSA in the leftwinger’s camp THE left-wing candidate in the Scottish Labour leadership contest received the support of two more trade unions yesterday. Central Scotland MSP Richard Leonard was backed by train drivers’ union Aslef...

 

Glasgow: Tenants in the dark about cladding risk

Council silent on use of Grenfell-style material on some towers FIRE services and residents of some private high-rise blocks in Glasgow have not been told that the buildings are covered in combustible cladding like that on the Grenfell Tower, it was...

 

Unions seek reassurances after Mitie jobs cull news

UNIONS are seeking an urgent meeting with Mitie bosses after the outsourcing giant announced a major jobs cull yesterday. The company confirmed that about 480 jobs are to be axed by next March following a string of recent profit warnings. However,...

 

Hurricane batters Puerto Rico after blasting Dominica

HURRICANE MARIA hit the US Caribbean territory of Puerto Rico yesterday after devastating the island nation of Dominica. Maria, which has claimed at least nine lives in the Caribbean, made landfall in the early hours, hitting the southeastern coastal...

 

Cuba: Havana hits back at Trump’s bluster on socialist threat

CUBA rejected US accusations at the United Nations on Tuesday, as Latin American governments condemned Washington’s ongoing blockade. In a highly confrontational debut speech to the UN general assembly, US President Donald Trump called the Cuban...

 

Birmingham council should end this sorry charade now

UNITE’S resounding High Court victory should compel Labour-led Birmingham City Council to put an end to residents’ misery by negotiating fairly with the refuse workers’ union. Local people have been faced with the health hazard of uncollected refuse...

 


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