News archive from 6 June 2012, page 181

Nadal a step closer to seventh title

Rafael Nadal powered past fellow Spaniard Nicolas Almagro to reach the semi-finals and continue his bid for a seventh French Open title. Nadal won in straight sets and extended his career record to 8-0 against the 12th seed, but he was made to work a...

Facebook Glitch: Compensation For Investors

Facebook Glitch: Compensation For Investors

Investors who lost their money during the Facebook IPO launch because of a "technical glitch" have been told how they will get their money back. The Nasdaq exchange has made an initial offer of $40m (£25m) to compensate for its clients'...

Russia's watchdog targets TNK-BP shareholder pact

Russia's watchdog targets TNK-BP shareholder pact

BP and the Alfa-Access-Renova consortium of four Soviet-born tycoons, who share control of the No. 3 Russian oil producer, have traded accusations of breaching their shareholder agreement in a dispute that has pushed their partnership to the brink,...

Reuters, 21:40 in Business

1 in 5 men 'has heart risk gene'

“Men can inherit heart disease from their father,” BBC News has reported. The broadcaster said that a specific version of the Y chromosome, a genetic structure passed from father to son, can raise a man’s heart disease risk by 50%. This story is based...


Huge fall in deadly heart attacks

Heart attack deaths have halved in less than a decade, according to a major study of over 800,000 patients in England. The research has been extensively reported, with news sources suggesting a range of possible reasons, such as better treatments and...


DVT flying advice reassessed

“Sitting in a window seat during a long flight can increase the risk of deep vein thrombosis,” according to The Daily Telegraph. It has long been known that flying is associated with an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a type of serious...


Caught on camera: The moment woman driver rams into pedestrian and travels for hundreds of yards with him...

A female driver who rammed into a pedestrian and drove with him through crowded streets as he clung desperately onto her bonnet has blamed her hormones for the bizarre incident. Suzanne Gilchrist, 37, carried 22-year-old Stuart Morris along on her...

Daily Mail, 21:44 in Auto

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