News archive from 22 February 2017

Game of Thrones season 7: Cast ‘struggling to film’ in extreme weather conditions

Game of Thrones season 7: Cast ‘struggling to film’ in extreme weather conditions

Filming has been taking place in Iceland over the past couple of weeks but it is apparently proving too much of a challenge for both the actors and the crew. They are said to have been battling 100mph winds and wintry conditions with limited time for...

 

Daughter of murdered South Yorkshire pensioner Tommy Ward issues emotional appeal one year on after his death

The heartbroken daughter of murdered South Yorkshire pensioner Tommy Ward has today issued an emotional appeal on the anniversary of his death. Jackie Perry, 53, has continued to live with the pain not knowing who left her dad for dead in his Maltby...

 
Sepsis figures branded 'SHOCKING’: Do YOU know the symptoms of killer condition?

Sepsis figures branded 'SHOCKING’: Do YOU know the symptoms of killer condition?

If it is not identified and treated quickly, sepsis can lead to organ failure and death and leaves thousands of survivors with life-changing disabilities. York Health Economics Consortium suggests 260,000 Britons develop the condition every year -...

 
Protect against virus linked to THESE five cancers with jab available on the high street

Protect against virus linked to THESE five cancers with jab available on the high street

Now a vaccine to protect against the Human Papillomavirus is being offered by Superdrug. The virus is linked to cancers of the cervix, vagina, throat, penis and anus. The vaccine is offered as part of the NHS vaccination programme to girls between the...

 
Gastric bands 'could IMPROVE the health of overweight diabetics'

Gastric bands 'could IMPROVE the health of overweight diabetics'

The first long-term study of its kind found the weight loss surgery improves the health of moderately overweight people with type 2 diabetes. Previous studies have concentrated on the obese or morbidly obese but the new five year study by Monash...

 

Fracking firm’s supplier pulls out after protests

Plant hire business vows to shun Cuadrilla shale-gas drilling site near Blackpool ANTI-FRACKING campaigners claimed victory yesterday after a firm supplying materials to a controversial drilling site pulled out. Energy firm Cuadrilla is preparing its...

 
Liver cancer risk: THIS technique could see if YOUR vital organ is damaged

Liver cancer risk: THIS technique could see if YOUR vital organ is damaged

Experts have said liver cancer patients could benefit from detailed MRI scans to improve their recovery.  Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of...

 

Tory dismisses concerns over harassment

Activists urge police to tackle ‘trivialised’ sexism WOMEN’S AID charity representatives locked horns with a Tory MP yesterday who suggested that using police to raise awareness of sexual harassment and give warnings to perpetrators would be a waste...

 

Fixing homes crisis requires additional 400,000 builders

THE building industry will have to recruit a worker every 77 seconds for the next four years to meet Britain’s housing needs, a report said yesterday. Under-investment in the workforce was highlighted as one of the major causes of the housing crisis,...

 
Future cancer cure? Putting patient into hibernation could STOP spread of disease

Future cancer cure? Putting patient into hibernation could STOP spread of disease

Tumour growth would slow right down or cease while healthy cells in the body become more resistant to radiation, says physicist Professor Marco Durante, from the Trento Institute in Italy.  As a result larger doses of cancer-killing radiotherapy could...

 

Palestinian’s killer jailed for 18 months

Israeli soldier’s sentence ‘a joke’ say victim’s family THE Israeli soldier who murdered a wounded disarmed Palestinian man in cold blood was sentenced to just 18 months yesterday. Palestinian ministers and the family of victim Abdel Fattah al-Sharif...

 
Prostate cancer symptoms: Man only diagnosed after spotting BLOOD in semen

Prostate cancer symptoms: Man only diagnosed after spotting BLOOD in semen

Lloyd Pinder, 45, from North Yorkshire was diagnosed with prostate cancer at the age of 43. He was told he has five to ten years to live. However, the insurance broker - who has previously fundraised for Prostate Cancer UK, said he believes he can...

 

Kremlin ‘wait and see’ over Trump’s new security man

MOSCOW reserved judgement yesterday on Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, a critic of both the Vietnam war and Russia. The US president announced serving army Lieutenant General Herbert “HR” McMaster as his replacement for fellow General...

 
Bowel cancer MAPPED - killer disease linked to DIET most common in THIS British region

Bowel cancer MAPPED - killer disease linked to DIET most common in THIS British region

The condition is the third most common cancer in the UK and although the exact cause of the disease is unknown, there are factors which can make developing the cancer more likely. Express.co.uk has exclusively revealed a map of the regions of the UK...

 

Ecuador: ‘Loser’ rightwinger cries foul and urges insurrection

ECUADOR’S conservative presidential hopeful Guillermo Lasso claimed ballot fraud and urged insurrection on Monday night ahead of any result. The Creating Opportunities (Creo/I Believe) candidate seized on the unprecedented delay as counting in...

 


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