News archive from 4 June 2018

Growing gulf between pay of younger and older people, says TUC

Growing gulf between pay of younger and older people, says TUC

The gulf between the earnings of younger and older people has increased by 50% in the last 20 years, leaving young workers struggling to survive, the TUC has warned in a report. In a bid to combat the growing generational pay gap and halt falling...

Guardian, 00:06 in Politics
 
BREAKING: Guatemala’s Fuego volcano eruption leaves 6 missing or DEAD and 20 injured

BREAKING: Guatemala’s Fuego volcano eruption leaves 6 missing or DEAD and 20 injured

The nation’s La Aurora international airport has shut down its only runway as black smoke and ash filled the sky and blanketed villages. Loud explosions could be heard as Fuego erupted for the second time in 2018. The National Coordinator for Disaster...

 
Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared chemo

Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared chemo

Chemotherapy won’t be necessary for thousands of women after a breakthrough in breast cancer research.  A trial of more than 10,000 women with the most common form of early breast cancer found the treatment was unnecessary for many after surgery. The...

Metro, 00:12 in Hot News
 
Amazon delivery firms face legal action over workers' rights

Amazon delivery firms face legal action over workers' rights

Drivers delivering goods for Amazon are to fight for better employment rights, including sick pay, holiday pay and the national minimum wage. The GMB union announced on Monday that it is taking legal action on behalf of members working for three...

Guardian, 00:12 in Business
 
'I was looking for my mother but found my twin instead'

'I was looking for my mother but found my twin instead'

"The first time I saw my brother, I just froze. "I couldn't say anything. We sat down on the sofa in his house. There was silence. Then I started to cry. "The first words he said to me were 'don't cry'. Then he took my hand. Everyone...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 
South Africa's school pit latrine scandal: Why children are drowning

South Africa's school pit latrine scandal: Why children are drowning

During his first week at school, five-year-old Michael Komape drowned in a pit latrine in northern South Africa. That day in January 2014 will be one his father James Komape will never forget. As he takes me back to the school in Chebeng village,...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 
Second person dies after alleged NSW stabbing and hammer attack

Second person dies after alleged NSW stabbing and hammer attack

A second person has died after an alleged stabbing and hammer attack on the New South Wales south coast over the weekend. Murray Deakin, 20, is facing two counts of murder in court on Monday after he allegedly stabbed his grandparents in their Bega...

 

Rail firm is in ‘last chance saloon’ as trains cut

BELEAGURED train operator Northern was last night challenged to offer commuters “substantial” compensation and fare reductions as it starts to scrap scores of scheduled services. The call came from Greater Manchester’s metro mayor, Andy Burnham, who...

 
NBA Finals Game 2 LIVE stream: How to watch Cavs vs Warriors online or on TV

NBA Finals Game 2 LIVE stream: How to watch Cavs vs Warriors online or on TV

If Game 1 was anything to go by then this is going to be one fascinating NBA Finals. LeBron James shot a postseason career-high 51 points but became the first player in history to score 50-plus points in the Finals and be on a losing team. Most of the...

 
Six dead or missing after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

Six dead or missing after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

Six people are dead or missing and 20 have been injured after Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday. It is the second time the volcano has erupted this year, setting off loud explosions and spewing ash nearly four miles into the sky. Soot...

 
Pope Francis names replacement for Australian archbishop who covered up abuse

Pope Francis names replacement for Australian archbishop who covered up abuse

Pope Francis has appointed Gregory O’Kelly, the bishop of Port Pirie, the special administrator of Adelaide following the conviction of Archbishop Philip Wilson for covering up child sex crimes during the 1970s. O’Kelly, who will remain the bishop of...

 

10 minutes of brisk walking can improve the health of East Midlands residents

Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) are advising adults in the East Midlands focus on 10 minutes of brisk walking a day. Health experts have recommended 10 minutes of brisk walking, and not just counting...

 

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10 minutes of brisk walking can improve the health of East Midlands residents

Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) are advising adults in the East Midlands focus on 10 minutes of brisk walking a day. Health experts have recommended 10 minutes of brisk walking, and not just counting...

 

10 minutes of brisk walking can improve the health of East Midlands residents

Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) are advising adults in the East Midlands focus on 10 minutes of brisk walking a day. Health experts have recommended 10 minutes of brisk walking, and not just counting...

 


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