News archive from 6 June 2012, page 10

Warning over cannabis cancer risk

A "dangerous" lack of awareness about smoking cannabis could be putting millions of people at risk, a leading charity warns. Most people (88%) believe smoking cigarettes is worse than cannabis but in fact the risk of developing lung cancer...

 

Surrey richest county in property

Surrey is the richest county in the UK when it comes to property, according to a survey. Its homes have a total value of almost £288 billion, representing 5.1% of the UK's £5.6 trillion overall property wealth. Surrey also has the most property wealth...

 

Business confidence dip amid crisis

Business confidence in the wider economy plunged in May as companies were shaken by developments in the crisis-hit eurozone, a survey shows. The Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets Business Barometer fell to minus 21% from 26% last month,...

 

Figures show new job vacancies rise

New job vacancies increased by 5% in May compared with the previous month, and 17% against May 2011, according to a study. The Reed Job Index, which measures conditions and trends in the jobs market each month, found healthy growth in more than 70% of...

 

'90%' lament child-targeted adverts

Most parents remain concerned about the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood a year after an independent review of the pressures on children growing up, a study finds. Nine in 10 parents (90%) still think there are problems with the way...

 

Warning over cannabis cancer risk

A "dangerous" lack of awareness about smoking cannabis could be putting millions of people at risk, a leading charity warns. Most people (88%) believe smoking cigarettes is worse than cannabis but in fact the risk of developing lung cancer...

 

Surrey richest county in property

Surrey is the richest county in the UK when it comes to property, according to a survey. Its homes have a total value of almost £288 billion, representing 5.1% of the UK's £5.6 trillion overall property wealth. Surrey also has the most property wealth...

 

Business confidence dip amid crisis

Business confidence in the wider economy plunged in May as companies were shaken by developments in the crisis-hit eurozone, a survey shows. The Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets Business Barometer fell to minus 21% from 26% last month,...

 

Figures show new job vacancies rise

New job vacancies increased by 5% in May compared with the previous month, and 17% against May 2011, according to a study. The Reed Job Index, which measures conditions and trends in the jobs market each month, found healthy growth in more than 70% of...

 

'90%' lament child-targeted adverts

Most parents remain concerned about the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood a year after an independent review of the pressures on children growing up, a study finds. Nine in 10 parents (90%) still think there are problems with the way...

 

Warning over cannabis cancer risk

A "dangerous" lack of awareness about smoking cannabis could be putting millions of people at risk, a leading charity warns. Most people (88%) believe smoking cigarettes is worse than cannabis but in fact the risk of developing lung cancer...

 

Israel Wagner concert cancelled

Efforts to break a seven- decade-old Israeli taboo on the works of Richard Wagner, Hitler's favorite composer, were dealt a setback yesterday as hosts of a planned concert withdrew their backing amid objections from Holocaust survivors. Tel Aviv...

 
Exercise doesn’t ease depression, say experts

Exercise doesn’t ease depression, say experts

A STUDY into whether physical activity alleviates the symptoms of depression has found there is no benefit. Research published in the British Medical Journal suggests that adding a physical activity intervention to usual care did not reduce symptoms...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Health
 

… But, baby, we were born to run

Humans are hardwired through evolution to run - explaining the "runners' high" after exercise, a study claims. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors were long-distance athletes and may have evolved that way because of the high experienced at the end...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Health
 

Hart will be vital - Hodgson

England's Euro 2012 build-up might have been dominated by a player he is happy to do without - but manager Roy Hodgson acknowledges Joe Hart is impossible to ignore. Hodgson will find it impossible to escape the Rio Ferdinand question until he...

People, 00:27 in Sport
 


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