News archive from 27 November 2016

Insight: Stop a fall becoming a death sentence

In a church hall in Lochwinnoch, Liz Ramsay is one of 13 pensioners leaning forward, with most of their weight on their left calves, and their arms stretched out in front of them. “Is it painful?” demands Anne Morgan who is leading the sedate exercise...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Health
 

Nicola Sturgeon visits Dublin to boost Scotland-Ireland links

Nicola Sturgeon wants to expand business, cultural and political links between Scotland and Ireland under plans to strengthen relationships with other countries in the wake of the Brexit vote. Scotland’s First Minister will visit Dublin on Monday to...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 

Westminster boundary changes ‘will hit rural Scotland hardest’

Proposed boundary changes to Westminster constituencies will have a disproportionately negative impact on communities in the Highlands and islands, critics have warned. The number of Scottish MPs will be reduced from 59 to 53 in time for the next...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Chelsea 2 Tottenham 1: Victor Moses makes it seven straight wins for brilliant Blues

Chelsea 2 Tottenham 1: Victor Moses makes it seven straight wins for brilliant Blues

Last season, a draw here in the Battle of the Bridge cost Spurs their chance of winning the title. And tonight, after leading through an early Christian Eriksen strike, they lost the only unbeaten record in the top flight. Chelsea, inspired by Diego...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
My cancer diary: ‘That was a hell of a wake – I hope I’ll remember it for years’

My cancer diary: ‘That was a hell of a wake – I hope I’ll remember it for years’

Tuesday 15 November After four days of in-patient treatment – intensive rehydration, intravenous antibiotics and two units of blood, not to mention so many blood tests that “find the vein” became an almost full-time staff pastime – I’m feeling much...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
Icelandic cows bring a taste for Viking superfood to UK

Icelandic cows bring a taste for Viking superfood to UK

One of Iceland’s top dairy experts is coming to Britain to help an adventurous Yorkshire farmer increase production of skyr, a Viking food now being marketed as a superfood. Ten years ago skyr – prounced skeer with a trill on the r – barely registered...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
The rise of encore careers: why over-50s are changing patterns of working life

The rise of encore careers: why over-50s are changing patterns of working life

Lucy Kellaway, associate editor of the Financial Times, has made news by announcing that, after three decades as a journalist, she is switching careers. Aged 57, she is to train to become a maths teacher. She also plans to work with a charity, Now...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain

Welcome to skyr, the Viking ‘superfood’ waking up Britain

One of Iceland’s top dairy experts will arrive in Britain this week to help an adventurous Yorkshire farmer increase production of skyr, a Viking food that was barely known beyond the north Atlantic for a thousand years but is now being marketed as a...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
Marijuana advocates sceptical about Canada path to legal pot

Marijuana advocates sceptical about Canada path to legal pot

Canada will soon introduce legislation to legalise recreational marijuana. Pot advocates are not as happy as you might think. The Cannabis Culture dispensary in downtown Toronto gets a steady stream of foot traffic around noon on a weekday. But Marc...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 

Bob Cass had so many contacts his middle name could have been Exclusive... a tribute to MoS reporter

Long before mobile phones, laptops and search engines, Bob Cass stood alone. His common, humorous, personal touch yielded stories galore. His middle name could have been Exclusive. Young and rising journalists could only stand back and admire his...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Alan Pardew insists he is 'strong enough' to revive Crystal Palace after six successive defeats  

Alan Pardew insisted he is the man to save Crystal Palace as he moved perilously close to the sack in an extraordinary 5-4 defeat at Swansea. Palace had led 4-3 heading into stoppage time but two goals from Fernando Llorente left Pardew devastated....

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Supporters fearing sexual abuse revelations will stick to Crewe Alexandra's name like mud

Shortly before kick-off at Crewe Alexandra's visit to Colchester United, two home fans queued for tickets. 'Why are all the press here?' one asked, pointing out the national news television cameras, reporters and photographers amassed outside the...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Paddy Crerand: Sir Bobby Charlton vs Wayne Rooney... it really is such a tough call to make 

Wayne Rooney is on 248 goals for Manchester United, just one behind Sir Bobby Charlton’s club record, going into Sunday’s game against West Ham. Paddy Crerand, a team-mate of Charlton’s when they won the 1968 European Cup and a contributor on MUTV,...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Colin Tizzard adds Native River to Gold Cup options after triumph at Newbury

Everything trainer Colin Tizzard touches is currently turning to gold and he now has three strong contenders for the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March after Native River dug deep to land the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury. Tizzard has Cheltenham Gold Cup...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Manuel Lanzini has been left puzzled by West Ham's form but insists: We are too good to go down

Hailed as the next big thing to emerge from Argentina, River Plate's precocious 20-year-old playmaker Manuel Lanzini was offered to several Premier League clubs in the summer of 2013. Tottenham showed strong interest before eventually settling on...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 


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