News archive from 29 December 2014

Wilfred Owen’s Shrewsbury home granted Grade II listing

Wilfred Owen’s Shrewsbury home granted Grade II listing

An Edwardian redbrick semi-detached house on the outskirts of Shrewsbury is being honoured on Monday with a Grade II listing, not for its modest architectural qualities but for the man who spent his last two days of leave there in 1918, before...

 
How to create the perfect cheese platter

How to create the perfect cheese platter

Cheese is the one item on your New Year’s Eve shopping list where you can’t go wrong, as any decent cheese shop will let you try the produce before buying. What to buy “There’s a lot of pressure on festive entertaining but generally everyone loves...

 

Roll-up cigarettes are just as harmful as manufactured cigarettes, health experts warn

Cigarette smokers turning up to roll-ups in the belief they won't be as bad for their health are now being warned that they are just as harmful. A study found that male smokers using hand-rolled cigarettes had more than doubled from 18% in 1990 to 40%...

Metro, 00:09 in Lifestyle
 
Global swarming: UK set for insect invasion

Global swarming: UK set for insect invasion

Boiling 2014 is set to be named as the hottest 12 months on record. But experts say it has led to a huge upturn in the number of biting insects such as mosquitoes, below - and they will be out in force again next year. Last winter's warm and stormy...

 
‘Ed Miliband banned from referendum rally speech’

‘Ed Miliband banned from referendum rally speech’

Labour leader Ed Miliband has been branded an electoral 
"liability" after reports emerged that he was blocked from speaking in an eve-of-referendum rally earlier this year. Pro-union chiefs in the Better Together Campaign in...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
Princess Di's lover: Harry may be my son

Princess Di's lover: Harry may be my son

Hewitt, 56, who had a five-year affair with Princess Diana, has sparked outrage by his support for the sensational theatre production. Truth, Lies, Diana contains explosive revelations about his relationship with Harry's mother. In one scene, the...

 
SNP slammed as 1,200 hospital beds go in two years

SNP slammed as 1,200 hospital beds go in two years

ALMOST 1,200 hospital beds have disappeared from wards around Scotland in just two years, official figures have shown. The drop comes despite the number of patients in acute specialities and A&E units being at a ten-year high. CONNECT WITH THE...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
GPs on alert: Flu epidemic may sink NHS

GPs on alert: Flu epidemic may sink NHS

Latest figures show the number of patients with flu has quadrupled in December, with the elderly most at risk. Now GPs have voiced fears they could be swamped by a post-Christmas swell of patients. Medical experts say they are concerned there could be...

 
The Scotsman cartoon: Ed Miliband silenced

The Scotsman cartoon: Ed Miliband silenced

ED Miliband was instructed not to speak at Better Together rally by his fellow campaigners it has been claimed. Miliband was described as a “liability” who had a “hugely negative impact” on the No campaign, and the decision was made to prohibit him...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
Thousands of married couples believe they will split up in the New Year

Thousands of married couples believe they will split up in the New Year

Around 25% used the holidays for an attempt to patch up their differences. But being together for so long, particularly with the other stresses of the festive season, puts more pressure on the relationship, say experts. And 16% of couples believe they...

 
Crooks take an eBay hit: Police make £270,000 selling confiscated goods

Crooks take an eBay hit: Police make £270,000 selling confiscated goods

Leicestershire police auctioned off sports cars, computers, designer jewellery and clothing which had been paid for with criminals' cash. Many of the items were confiscated thanks to tip-offs from the public, who became suspicious of people living the...

 
Hell in the snow: Ski holiday Brits facing road chaos

Hell in the snow: Ski holiday Brits facing road chaos

One man was killed when his car fell into a ravine in the Belledonne area. And thousands of motorists were trapped as roads became impassable throughout the popular skiing region. Worst-hit was the Savoie area, where up to 15,000 people, including...

 
Train chaos caused by wrong sort of track

Train chaos caused by wrong sort of track

The problem caused the closure of King's Cross Station in London, leading to chaos across the country. Workers were supposed to complete essential repairs to track in Holloway, north London, on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. But industry insiders say...

 
Sex resolutions: 1-in-4 up for saucy New Year

Sex resolutions: 1-in-4 up for saucy New Year

Some 25% said their resolution for 2015 is to enjoy new sexual adventures. That beat the traditional pledge of losing weight after the festive binge with just 23% saying they were keen to battle the bulge. The study by insurers Direct Line said 32%...

 
One in four bawdy Brits resolve to have a SAUCY New Year

One in four bawdy Brits resolve to have a SAUCY New Year

Many are forgetting traditional resolutions like getting fit and instead choosing to concentrate on boosting things in the bedroom. Twenty-five per cent of those surveyed said they would nail new sexual adventures in 2015. And just 23% said they were...

 


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