News archive from 29 April 2016

Did you know THIS about oral sex? Health experts bust biggest myth

Did you know THIS about oral sex? Health experts bust biggest myth

In particular, oral sex is something many people prefer to keep quiet about.  But health experts warn people might be in the dark about the potential damage it can cause themselves or their partners.  According to new research, vast majority of people...

 

National Living Wage: 'We are losing out'

When workers at the Seachill fish factory in Grimsby first heard about George Osborne's National Living Wage they were very happy. "I thought it was great, fantastic," says Tom, one of the 450 or so full-time workers who work shifts...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 
Can we trust cloud providers to keep our data safe?

Can we trust cloud providers to keep our data safe?

Cloud computing - storing data and applications remotely rather than on your own premises - can cut IT costs dramatically and speed up your operations. But is it safe? Despite the rise of public cloud platforms offered by the likes of Amazon Web...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 
Avalanche fears over unauthorised Everest helicopter flights

Avalanche fears over unauthorised Everest helicopter flights

Helicopter firms are carrying out unauthorised sightseeing flights over the upper reaches of Mount Everest, Nepalese officials say. Sherpas have expressed concerns that vibrations caused by the helicopters could trigger avalanches. Tourist flights are...

BBC, 00:06 in World News
 
Review: Bryan Adams: Get Up Tour at Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena

Review: Bryan Adams: Get Up Tour at Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena

Nottingham's Motorpoint Arena has played host to some of the biggest music stars in the world over the years, but few can surely lay claim to creating such a buzz as Bryan Adams. Tapping into his extensive back catalogue of famous hits, with a mixture...

 
Ex-fashion industry figure to face no further action over fatal altercation

Ex-fashion industry figure to face no further action over fatal altercation

A former fashion executive will face no further action after a neighbour who allegedly trespassed at his home was fatally wounded last year. Richard Glanville, 60, a former chief financial officer at Oasis and Karen Millen, was arrested at his Essex...

 
Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPs

Right to Buy extension sharply criticised by MPs

The government's controversial plan to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants has been sharply criticised by a group of MPs. A report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has questioned how the policy will be funded, and whether...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
What is the French economic problem?

What is the French economic problem?

France has a lot going for it. It has "an enviable standard of living", according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). "Inequality is not excessive and the country has come through the [financial] crisis...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 
Buy-to-let landlords blamed for decline in DIY among under-30s

Buy-to-let landlords blamed for decline in DIY among under-30s

Britain’s young adults are no longer putting up shelves, hanging wallpaper or retiling bathrooms, according to figures that reveal DIY is in steep decline among the so-called “generation rent” who cannot afford to buy and fix-up their own home. Credit...

Guardian, 00:09 in Business
 
Jose Aldo: I should've been given an immediate rematch with Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo: I should've been given an immediate rematch with Conor McGregor

Aldo, 29, lost his featherweight title to the trash-talking Irishman last December at UFC 194. McGregor, 19-3, decimated the Brazilian in a little under 13 seconds to claim his fourth career title and record the fast finish in a UFC title fight....

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
Shakhtar Donetsk 2 - Sevilla 2: Gameiro goal puts Spaniards in pole position for final

Shakhtar Donetsk 2 - Sevilla 2: Gameiro goal puts Spaniards in pole position for final

French striker Gameiro made his side’s first goal early on then came to the rescue with a penalty nine minutes from time after Shakhtar Donetsk had appeared to turn the game on its head with two quick counter strikes. Now Unai Emery’s men will rely on...

 

BUILDER KILLED ON WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY

Man dies on site of major building project MINISTERS have “little or no regard” for the safety of construction workers, trade unions said yesterday as a 60-year-old man was killed on a major building project in Scotland. The man was killed on the...

 

Judge clears way for NotW victims to sue Sun as well

A HIGH Court judge the go-ahead for victims of phone-hacking to pursue damages claims against The Sun yesterday. News Group Newspapers (NGN), which has previously settled a large number of cases brought against the now-defunct News of the World...

 

McDonnell: ‘Sir’ Green should lose his official honour

Parliament should have the power to strip knighthoods from Tory “cronies” like Sir Philip Green, shadow chancellor John McDonnell said yesterday. Sir Green is set to be hauled in front of MPs to answer questions over his part in the demise of high...

 

Ambassador hails UN talks on protection for civilians

NEWS that the UN security council will hold an informal meeting on May 6 to discuss the protection of Palestinian civilians was welcomed yesterday by Palestinian ambassador Riyad Mansour. Four council members — Egypt, Senegal, Venezuela and Malaysia —...

 


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