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E-cigarette firm cashes in on vaping boom with stock market listing

E-cigarette firm cashes in on vaping boom with stock market listing

One of Britain’s biggest makers of liquids for e-cigarettes is aiming to cash in on the boom in vaping by listing its shares on the London stock market. Manchester-based Supreme, which is 100% owned by its chief executive Sandy Chadha, is expected to...

today, 09:09 in Business
 
Ministers urged to ban fast food outlets from opening near schools

Ministers urged to ban fast food outlets from opening near schools

Fast food outlets should be banned from opening 400 metres from schools in England, according to leading child doctors. The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health urged the government to introduce the measure as part of its updated childhood...

today, 08:56 in Health
 
Hong Kong country club bans domestic helpers from pool

Hong Kong country club bans domestic helpers from pool

A sign at a country club in Hong Kong prohibiting domestic helpers from its pool has prompted anger after it was circulated on social media. Hong Kong is home to more than 350,000 domestic helpers, mostly from the Philippines, as well as Indonesia and...

today, 08:56 in World News
 
Vintage Johnathan Thurston proves doubters wrong

Vintage Johnathan Thurston proves doubters wrong

After Jack Nicklaus finished tied for 33rd in the US Masters of 1980, pundits speculated that the great man’s time in the sun was over. He’d just turned 40. He was a famous multi-millionaire without sufficient “hunger”. A new breed of big-hitting...

today, 08:42 in Sport
 
Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan's proposed soldier swap

Greece angrily rejects Erdoğan's proposed soldier swap

Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has sparked anger with a proposal that two Greek border guards detained in the country since March be exchanged for eight Turkish officers who have sought asylum in Greece. Only days after calling snap...

today, 08:41 in World News
 
Egyptian citizens under siege during anti-Isis military operation – report

Egyptian citizens under siege during anti-Isis military operation – report

The Egyptian government’s ongoing military campaign against Islamist militants in the Sinai peninsula has left citizens living under siege, according to Human Rights Watch. In a new report published on Monday, the organisation states that up to...

today, 08:41 in World News
 
Duchess of Cambridge admitted to hospital in 'early stages of labour'

Duchess of Cambridge admitted to hospital in 'early stages of labour'

The Duchess of Cambridge, whose is expecting her third child, is in the “early stages of labour”, Kensington Palace said. Kate was admitted to St Mary’s hospital, Paddington, early on Monday morning, the palace said in a brief statement issued on...

today, 08:41 in World News
 
Shipbuilder ASC to cut hundreds of jobs as union points finger at Christopher Pyne

Shipbuilder ASC to cut hundreds of jobs as union points finger at Christopher Pyne

The federal government-owned shipbuilder ASC is laying off 223 workers in South Australia ahead of the air warfare destroyer project winding down. The third and final ship, Sydney, is expected to be ready by late 2019. An ASC spokesman said up to 223...

today, 08:41 in World News
 
The breakup guru who ​invented conscious uncoupling: ‘I understand the backlash’

The breakup guru who ​invented conscious uncoupling: ‘I understand the backlash’

For someone who has coached thousands of people through their separations, been through a divorce herself and written a book on how to have a better breakup, Katherine Woodward Thomas still likes the idea of a lifelong union. But, she says, it is...

today, 08:39 in Lifestyle
 
Everything you need to know about recovering from a marathon

Everything you need to know about recovering from a marathon

Congratulations! You are a marathoner. For months, you’ve focused on that one goal – had nightmares about it, over-analysed every niggle and spent sleepless nights fretting about what shoes to wear. Well, now you’ve gone and done it. The box is...

today, 08:39 in Lifestyle
 
FA Cup and Premier League: talking points from the weekend's action

FA Cup and Premier League: talking points from the weekend's action

1) Southampton look for positives While Southampton will take something from getting this far in the world’s most celebrated domestic cup competition there are other, more pressing priorities, such as making a late dash for safety in the Premier...

today, 08:34 in Sport
 

Still reading something you started months ago? You’ve got ‘book-block’

Name: Book-block. Symptoms: Tension headaches, chronic anxiety. Treatment: There is only one known cure: give up. Is this another name for writer’s block? Actually, it’s more like reader’s block, and 54% of people suffer from it, according to a new...

today, 08:27 in Art & Culture
 
World’s newest great ape threatened by Chinese dam

World’s newest great ape threatened by Chinese dam

Last November scientists made a jaw-dropping announcement: they’d discovered a new great ape hiding in plain sight, only the eighth inhabiting our planet. The Tapanuli orangutan survives in northern Sumatra and it is already the most endangered great...

today, 08:25 in World News
 
My partner wants me to have sex with other men. I find it very strange

My partner wants me to have sex with other men. I find it very strange

My partner of seven years would like me to go out and have sex with other men. He would also like, occasionally, to be involved himself. He seems to think that I want this myself, and that it will make me happy, but I have never suggested nor wanted...

today, 08:18 in Lifestyle
 

Time, please: is drinking becoming as socially unacceptable as smoking?

A cool glass of sauvignon canalside in the summer. A soothing beer by a pub fire as the leaves turn red. Mulled wine with a Christmas mince pie. Alcohol is shot through British life like, well, shots on a night out. But recent trends suggest that...

today, 08:13 in Health
 


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