News archive from 25 June 2012

The woman who says she is beating breast cancer thanks to low fat diet: Vicky is eating turmeric instead of taking powerful drug

The woman who says she is beating breast cancer thanks to low fat diet: Vicky is eating turmeric instead of...

A breast cancer patient has told how she refused to take the powerful drugs she was offered after her operation - and chose to depend on a spicy low fat diet instead. Vicky Sewart, 44, was worried about possible side-effects of the medicine and...

Daily Mail, 22:10 in Health
 

Former Liverpool defender Roque dies aged 23 after losing cancer battle

Real Betis defender Miki Roque has died at the age of 23 following a fight against cancer.Roque, who came through the youth ranks at Liverpool before returning to his homeland with Betis, underwent surgery to remove a tumour in his pelvis last year.

Daily Mail, 22:16 in Sport
 
Iraq's Sadr demands reforms for support of PM

Iraq's Sadr demands reforms for support of PM

Sadr, a Shi'ite cleric who led uprisings against the U.S. presence before American forces withdrew last December, is now an influential player in government after his bloc's support of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki helped secure his position....

 
Asia's investment banks launch round of job cuts

Asia's investment banks launch round of job cuts

Speaking to bankers and other industry sources, Reuters was able to confirm at least 50 people were let go in the past three weeks, a cull that includes senior expatriates as well as junior bankers. The cuts mainly target the equities business, with...

Reuters, 22:21 in Business
 
Morgan Stanley dragged into Brazil bank fight: report

Morgan Stanley dragged into Brazil bank fight: report

Morgan Stanley (MS.N) was managing the Brazilian investment fund that acquired the shares, Folha said. The FGC believes the transaction could have permitted Cruzeiro's previous owners to "subtract part of (the bank's) net worth," Folha...

Reuters, 22:21 in Business
 

New leader Mosri in peace message

Egypt's newly elected President Mohammed Morsi has called for unity and said he carries "a message of peace" to the world. In his first televised speech on state TV, Mr Morsi pledged to preserve Egypt's international accords, a reference to...

 
Church quiz launched for young people

Church quiz launched for young people

YOUNGSTERS will have the chance to find out more about a village church in a new church trail quiz. Rutland’s first ever National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies’ Church Trial has been assembled at St Peter’s Church in Brooke. The...

 
Olympic torch in Leeds: Owzat for a welcome on the sunshine streets

Olympic torch in Leeds: Owzat for a welcome on the sunshine streets

PROUD torchbearers Ian Tippen and Peter Howard were greeted by thousands of sports fans as the Olympic torch stopped off at Headingley Carnegie Stadium. The cricket ground was the first landmark visited by the torch relay when it entered Leeds for an...

 
Torch honour for Sue Oakley from Langtoft

Torch honour for Sue Oakley from Langtoft

AN INSPIRATIONAL hockey coach has been chosen to carry the Olympic torch. Sue Oakley, of Mossop Drive, Langtoft, will carry the flame in front of crowds in Boston on Wednesday as part of the Olympic torch relay route. Sue, 52, has been a coach and...

 

Merkin settles Madoff-related lawsuit with New York

Justice Richard Lowe of New York state court signed off on the settlement on Friday, the person said. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is expected to announce it on Monday. The person asked not to be identified because of not being...

Reuters, 22:32 in Business
 

Fonterra fund is a glass half-empty for foreign investors

On one hand, investors would get rare exposure to a globally ambitious company in an industry that can only grow as demand for milk in China and other emerging economies soars. But while Fonterra controls one-third of globally traded dairy and...

Reuters, 22:32 in Business
 
England out on penalties

England out on penalties

© Press Association 2011 England have been knocked out of Euro 2012, losing 4-2 on penalties in the quarter-finals to Italy in Kiev. The game ended 0-0 after extra time. .

 

Bobbies on the beat 'vital combat yobbish behaviour'

Police officers patrolling the beat are vital to combat anti-social behaviour, a Bolton community worker says. Liz Douglas, who works with the Roots project tackling anti-social behaviour, made the claim as a new report warns that police could do more...

 

Muamba's degree honour is derided by heart charity

The founder of a heart charity has branded footballer Fabrice Muamba's honorary doctorate from the University of Bolton "a sick PR stunt". Muamba "died" for 78 minutes during an FA Cup match and the doctorate for the Wanderers...

 
DJ Greg James: Cheryl Cole is a babe - she should be a regular on my show

DJ Greg James: Cheryl Cole is a babe - she should be a regular on my show

‘I had so many texts from my mates going, “You're a lucky bastard” and I am, really lucky,' James says. Now he dreams of inviting Chez as a regular because ‘to sit opposite that face would be delightful, what a babe'. James is single and free to...

Metro, 22:35 in Showbiz
 


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