News archive from 28 October 2014, page 2

Strictly's Thom Evans clears up romance rumours about dance partner Iveta Lukosiute

Strictly's Thom Evans clears up romance rumours about dance partner Iveta Lukosiute

Thom has squashed rumours of a romance with the pretty blonde, and instead revealed which of his former co-stars he fancied the most. Speaking in an exclusive interview with OK! magazine, the model said: "There's been a lot of speculation about...

 
Turner prize was due to Mrs T

Turner prize was due to Mrs T

The 57-year-old actor endured a long battle with cancer after being diagnosed with Leukaemia in 1996 and the star has thanked Shane, his wife of 33 years, for her support. Speaking to the Radio Times, Timothy says: “You never know what is going to...

 

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New call to end stigma of mental ill-health

New call to end stigma of mental ill-health

A "CULTURE" of stigma and discrimination against people with mental health problems affects nine out of ten sufferers in Scotland, according to campaigners. A new campaign is being launched today through See Me, a programme funded by the...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Health
 
Neglected Edinburgh landmark for £6m restoration

Neglected Edinburgh landmark for £6m restoration

IT IS one of Edinburgh's most neglected buildings, hidden away off the Royal Mile from the thousands of tourists who walk past every day, yet the 16th 
century landmark is revered as one of the capital's unique architectural gems. Now plans...

 

EU urged to relax GM restrictions

Strict European controls on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) should be swept away to open the door to new crop improving technologies, Government-funded experts have said. In a new position statement, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences...

 
Crisis as cancer carers neglect their own health

Crisis as cancer carers neglect their own health

Research among healthcare professionals found 85 per cent believe a lack of support is the main reason carers reach breaking point and are forced to stop looking after their loved ones. A report launched today by Macmillan Cancer Support found that...

 
Simple test at surgeries to spot risk of diabetes

Simple test at surgeries to spot risk of diabetes

Experts at Southampton General Hospital are to carry out trials of a new two-part test which would cost just "pennies" and could transform treatment of the condition. A team led by consultant diabetologist Dr Patrick Sharp will assess the...

 
Women who drink two cups of tea a day slash risk of ovarian cancer

Women who drink two cups of tea a day slash risk of ovarian cancer

Scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have found that both tea and citrus fruits and their juices can dramatically lower risk of developing the deadly disease. Their study reveals that women who consume foods containing health-boosting...

 
Ten ways to fight the flu

Ten ways to fight the flu

1. EAT THE RAINBOWHaving a healthy diet rich in fruit and vegetables is important as it will keep your immune system in good working order and help to fight off infections. To get the maximum benefit you should eat a variety of fruit and vegetables...

 
Dawn O'Porter: 'At seven I grieved for my mother'

Dawn O'Porter: 'At seven I grieved for my mother'

Yet as TV presenter and fashion designer Dawn O'Porter approaches the birth of her first child there is another reason her mum has been so much in her mind. In January Dawn will turn 36, the same age her mother Carol was when she died of breast cancer...

 
University staff boycott over pension row

University staff boycott over pension row

ACADEMICS at Scotland's top universities are to stage a marking boycott, affecting thousands of students, in a pension row. Staff at nine universities ­including Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Aberdeen will refuse to set course work, mark papers...

Scotsman, 00:27 in Learning
 

Labour slipping in opinion polls

Labour's lead in the opinion polls has fallen away while support for Ukip has hit a new high, according to a new survey. The ComRes poll for The Independent showed support for Labour has slumped five points to 30% since last month - the party's lowest...

 

Margolyes blast at 'stupid' Israel

Actress Miriam Margolyes has criticised Israel for "allowing people" to vent prejudice against Jews - who she claimed: "I don't think people like". The Harry Potter star, 73, who is Jewish, said that there had been a...

 

Spall talks of leukaemia battle

Actor Timothy Spall has told how his wife helped him beat cancer. The star was told that he had leukaemia on the day he was meant to fly to Cannes, with his wife Shane, in 1996, to celebrate Secrets & Lies winning the film festival's Palme d'Or....

 


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