News archive from 24 September 2016, page 11

Silver screen may beckon for record-breaking mothers after Atlantic row

The story of four working mothers who became record-breakers when they rowed across the Atlantic could now be told in a movie. Helen Butters, Janette Benaddi, Frances Davies and Niki Doeg received a heroes' welcome on their return to their home county...

 

Silver screen may beckon for record-breaking mothers after Atlantic row

The story of four working mothers who became record-breakers when they rowed across the Atlantic could now be told in a movie. Helen Butters, Janette Benaddi, Frances Davies and Niki Doeg received a heroes' welcome on their return to their home county...

 
QUIZ: Regional and national football by numbers

QUIZ: Regional and national football by numbers

1 Have your say All our clubs face weekend fixtures alongside a packed Premier League programme after mid-week cup action. Here's ten posers to test your topical knowledge of the beautiful game. See how you fare and watch this space for more chances...

 
Former teacher from Oakham to serve as naval officer after completing accelerated training programme

Former teacher from Oakham to serve as naval officer after completing accelerated training programme

0 Have your say A former teacher from Oakham is set to swap the classroom for a career in the Royal Navy after completing an accelerated training programme. Simon Elmore, 30, is due to begin initial officer training at Britannia Royal Naval College in...

 
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

0 Have your say Feeding babies with egg and peanut at a young age – rather than waiting until they are older – may prevent them developing an allergy to the foodstuffs, according to a major new study. Reactions to peanut and egg are among the most...

 

Forces 'on the cusp' of taking last major Islamic State stronghold in Iraq

Iraqi government forces backed by the US-led coalition are "on the cusp" of taking Islamic State's (IS) last major stronghold in the country, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said. Sir Michael, who has returned from a three-day visit...

 
Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

Feeding egg and peanuts to young infants “reduces allergy risk”

0 Have your say Feeding babies with egg and peanut at a young age – rather than waiting until they are older – may prevent them developing an allergy to the foodstuffs, according to a major new study. Reactions to peanut and egg are among the most...

 

Thai police raid on suspected foreign forgery gang uncovers body in freezer

Thai police on Saturday said they will charge three foreign members of a suspected passport forgery gang with concealing a dead body after a raid on a Bangkok compound discovered the dismembered remains of a man in a freezer. Thai police raided the...

 

Forces 'on the cusp' of taking last major Islamic State stronghold in Iraq

Iraqi government forces backed by the US-led coalition are "on the cusp" of taking Islamic State's (IS) last major stronghold in the country, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said. Sir Michael, who has returned from a three-day visit...

 

Three arrested after Czech man killed in street attack

A 16-year-old boy is among three people arrested over the death of a Czech man following a row in a chicken shop. Zdenek Makar, 31, was pronounced dead in the street near All Saints DLR station in Poplar, east London, late on Wednesday, the...

 

Forces 'on the cusp' of taking last major Islamic State stronghold in Iraq

Iraqi government forces backed by the US-led coalition are "on the cusp" of taking Islamic State's (IS) last major stronghold in the country, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has said. Sir Michael, who has returned from a three-day visit...

 
Guardiola's warning to Aguero as Man City star returns

Guardiola's warning to Aguero as Man City star returns

Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City players they will have to keep their cool in the face of provocation from rivals. City’s 100 percent start has left the rest of the Premier League in their wake. But Guardiola has already seen two of his...

 

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's credibility at stake over Wayne Rooney vs Leicester

Does Mourinho drop Rooney? It's a question that has been posed since the start of the season and it was debated throughout Louis van Gaal's time as Manchester United manager. It has got to the stage now where United supporters could confidently...

 

Brian Wilson: Glibness ill becomes the First Minister

Those living with the reality of care funding cuts deserve better than Nicola Sturgeon’s evasive answers at Holyrood, writes Brian Wilson Of all the policy areas within the Scottish Government’s remit, you might think the one which least lends itself...

Scotsman, 06:18 in Health
 

Leader comment: Virtual check-ups a boon for NHS and patients

Technology has helped revolutionise treatment and care across Scotland’s NHS, with operations that are now routine considered beyond the wildest dreams of medicine and science only a generation ago. The march of innovation has been a force for good,...

Scotsman, 06:18 in Health
 


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