News archive from 27 November 2014, page 9

One in five Millennium babies obese by time they hit 11th birthday

One in five Millennium babies obese by time they hit 11th birthday

One in five children born in the UK at the beginning of the new century was obese by the age of 11, new findings reveal. It represents a “sharp increase” in the number who were obese at the age of seven, according to the fifth Millennium Cohort Study...

 
Vets warn of risk if animal checks are cut

Vets warn of risk if animal checks are cut

MINISTERS have been urged to reject proposals to reduce farm checks for diseases such as avian flu. Vets warned the checks play a crucial role in protecting human health and animal safety and should not be sacrificed to save money. The warning came...

 
Theresa May accused of personally delaying critical reports on immigration

Theresa May accused of personally delaying critical reports on immigration

The head of Britain’s immigration watchdog has accused Theresa May of personally delaying the publication of his office’s independent reports which are critical of the asylum system. In a letter to senior MPs seen by the Guardian, John Vine discloses...

Guardian, 02:14 in Politics
 
Osborne to push Labour on when it would end deficit

Osborne to push Labour on when it would end deficit

Labour may face a challenge by the coalition parties within days of next week’s autumn statement to say whether it will eradicate the current deficit by 2017-18 – a decision that could require the party to impose as much as £17bn more spending cuts...

Guardian, 02:14 in Politics
 
Immigration Figures Set To Embarrass Cameron

Immigration Figures Set To Embarrass Cameron

Figures to be released later this morning will show the Prime Minister has all but certainly missed his promise of getting net migration down to the tens of thousands. The Office of National Statistics numbers are likely to show continued strong...

 

Meet the chippie who’s battered the world’s best boxers

A TINY chippie on a Halifax back street has become the takeaway of choice for some of the world's biggest hitters. When it comes to encouraging international boxing VIPs to drop in, chip shop owner Mark Kosanovic regularly batters the opposition. His...

 

'Kelly and I are madly in love': David McIntosh insists he and Kelly Brook are back on... after pictures...

On Tuesday David McIntosh was spotted out with First Dates star Jess Impiazzi but he has insisted that he and former fiancee Kelly Brook are back together.  The former Gladiator has had a rocky relationship with Kelly since meeting in January and the...

 

'I'm Michael and I'm real cool!' Newsreader Buerk tries his hand at rapping with a little help from I'm A...

Newsreader Michael Buerk has been given a lesson in rap by his jungle campmate, chart star Tinchy Stryder. The 68-year-old - who had looked set to walk out of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! at one stage - has been brushing up on a new skill...

 

The flesh factor! Alexandra Burke put her ample assets on display in plunging crop top and leather pencil...

She was set to wow the crowd with a stunning vocals. But Alexandra Burke drew attention long before she hit the stage as she arrived at Grosvenor Park on Wednesday evening. The former X Factor champion put on a revealing sartorial display in an all...

 

She's got the X factor! Diana Vickers shows off her long legs in blue silk shorts as she attends art...

She found fame on The X Factor and Diana Vickers showed she definitely has star power as she stepped out in London on Wednesday night.  The 23-year-old singer-turned-actress showed off her long legs in a pair of blue silk shorts and strappy sandals at...

 

I'm a Celebrity's Kendra Wilkinson and Edwina Currie make peace following their explosive row... as...

They bumped heads in the first bust-up on I’m Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here the night before. And Wednesday nights’ show saw viewers witness the awkward morning after in camp following Kendra Wilkinson and Edwina Curry’s fiery fight. The fight was the...

 

'I'm happy for him!' Ashley Roberts says she congratulated ex Declan Donnelly on recent engagement to Ali...

They were romantically linked back in 2012 when their chemistry set tongues wagging on the I'm A Celebrity set, although it was never officially confirmed.  But now that Declan Donnelly, 39, has moved on and proposed to his 36-year-old talent manager...

 
Radiologist Max Mehta, on US sex child charge, worked on Christmas Island

Radiologist Max Mehta, on US sex child charge, worked on Christmas Island

A radiologist wanted in the United States on a child sex charge was hired by the detention health care contractor on Christmas Island to provide medical care for asylum seekers. A Guardian Australia investigation has uncovered several other instances...

Guardian, 02:41 in Health
 

Taiwan vote tests waters for pro-China government ahead of presidential polls

The election will be the first chance for the island, which giant neighbour China views as a breakaway province, to make its views known since March when thousands of young people occupied parliament in an unprecedented protest against a planned trade...

 

Australia shares flat, held back by energy sector

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON Nov 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares hovered at one-week highs on Thursday thanks to gains in the major banks, but losses in the energy and mining sectors kept a lid on the overall market. The S&P/ASX 200 index was a mere 0.13...

 


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