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Stop asking us to deliver the impossible, NHS trusts urge ministers

Stop asking us to deliver the impossible, NHS trusts urge ministers

Ministers and NHS bosses are being urged to stop asking the health service to “deliver the impossible” of higher standards of care when it is being denied the money it needs to do its job properly. The plea from the organisation that represents NHS...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

A third of children hospitalised with asthma 'exposed to cigarette smoke'

One in three children who ends up in hospital with an asthma attack has been exposed to cigarette smoke, prompting renewed concern about parents smoking at home around their offspring. A major review of how hospitals treat children with asthma found...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
Mourinho keen on bringing Drinkwater back to Manchester United

Mourinho keen on bringing Drinkwater back to Manchester United

Jose Mourinho is keen on signing Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater for Manchester United, according to reports. The 26-year-old played a key role in the Foxes’ shock Premier League title success last season. And The Sun claims that Mourinho...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 
Dollar steadies with bonds, oil anxious on OPEC

Dollar steadies with bonds, oil anxious on OPEC

The U.S. dollar took a breather on Tuesday as global bonds steadied from their recent rout, while equities flatlined as political risk resurfaced in Europe ahead of a referendum in Italy this weekend. Oil prices remained jittery in the countdown to...

Reuters, 00:06 in Business
 
Citigroup 'boys' club' disfavors women, lawsuit claims

Citigroup 'boys' club' disfavors women, lawsuit claims

A former Citigroup Inc (C.N) financial adviser on Monday filed a lawsuit accusing the bank of running a "boys' club" that favored men over women, treating her as a "glorified secretary," and firing her in retaliation for...

Reuters, 00:06 in Business
 

Why hip replacement patients are told to be LESS CAUTIOUS: Lack of movement and physiotherapy after surgery...

After surgery to replace her right hip joint, Christine Walker was handed a pair of crutches and a photocopied sheet of illustrations, demonstrating the best way to use them when climbing stairs. 'I was told to come back to see the surgeon ten weeks...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Health
 
Australian regulator opposes collective bank bargaining on Apple Pay

Australian regulator opposes collective bank bargaining on Apple Pay

Three of Australia's four biggest banks will be barred from collectively bargaining with Apple Inc (AAPL.O) in relation to its mobile digital payments system, under a draft decision released by the antitrust regulator on Tuesday. The Australian...

 

San Francisco public transit system hit in ransomware attack

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said on Monday it had contained a cyber attack, which disrupted its ticketing systems and forced it to offer free service to some customers during the Thanksgiving weekend. The agency, known widely as...

 

BT Group names McTighe as chairman of Openreach

BT Group Plc (BT.L) said Mike McTighe, former board member of Ofcom, has been appointed the first chairman of Openreach, BT's fixed network business. British regulator Ofcom had said in July that BT's network division should become a legally separate...

Reuters, 00:13 in Business
 
Japan jobs, household spending hint at pick up in domestic demand

Japan jobs, household spending hint at pick up in domestic demand

Japan's unemployment rate in October held steady as the availability of jobs improved and household spending fell at a slower pace, a tentative sign that a robust labour market is lending support to domestic demand. The seasonally adjusted...

Reuters, 00:13 in Business
 
Greater Manchester Police launch probe into child sex abuse allegations

Greater Manchester Police launch probe into child sex abuse allegations

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) joined the Metropolitan Police and the Football Association in investigating the growing scandal, which was sparked when former player Andy Woodward spoke out about the abuse he suffered at the hands of convicted...

 
Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment'

Thousands 'miss out on stroke treatment'

About 9,000 stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, say UK experts. Clot retrieval can restore blood flow to the brain, preventing some lasting damage, but currently only 600 patients a...

BBC, 00:14 in Regional
 
'Audacious' theft of 1,500 geese from land near Norwich

'Audacious' theft of 1,500 geese from land near Norwich

Geese thought to be worth up to £100,000 have been stolen in what has been described as an "audacious theft". Norfolk Police said about 1,500 birds were stolen from land near Norwich between 03:00 and 08:00 GMT on Sunday. Officers have...

BBC, 00:14 in Regional
 
Private firms could face same rules as listed rivals

Private firms could face same rules as listed rivals

Private firms could be forced to follow the same guidelines on corporate governance as listed companies, under new government proposals. Theresa May said the changes would mean "everybody plays by the same rules". The move follows the BHS...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 
The many ways lasers help us see the world more clearly

The many ways lasers help us see the world more clearly

Think of lasers and what springs to mind? Ming the Merciless and his death ray in Flash Gordon? The planet-destroying Death Star in the Star Wars films? Or James Bond nearly getting bisected in Goldfinger? Weapons, in other words. And yes, the...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 


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