News archive from 7 May 2012, page 15

Fresh hope of vaccine for killer meningitis B that could prevent illness in 80% of children

Fresh hope of vaccine for killer meningitis B that could prevent illness in 80% of children

A jab to protect against deadly meningitis B is being developed by scientists. Early trials have shown it could prevent the illness in more than 80 per cent of youngsters. Meningitis B is particularly dangerous for children, leading to 120 deaths in...

Daily Mail, 01:41 in Health
 

Britain's Got Talent... but not style! Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden fail to impress with their semi-final...

Of course in any talent show, it is the acts which should command the audience's attention.However it's no secret that the judges' attire is always in line for scrutiny. And Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden didn't quite hold their own in the style...

 

She's a long way from Walford: Patsy Palmer shows off her trim beach body on family holiday in the Caribbean

In her role as Bianca Butcher in EastEnders, we're used to seeing Patsy Palmer covered up in tracksuits and her signature quilted jacket.But as she takes a six month break from the show, the actress is a world away from her character's depressed life...

 
Is this the builder who's put a smile back on Jessie Wallace's face? EastEnder moves on after wedding heartbreak

Is this the builder who's put a smile back on Jessie Wallace's face? EastEnder moves on after wedding...

She's been keeping a low-profile since calling off her wedding to Vincent Morse last summer.But it looks like Jessie Wallace may have a reason to smile again after striking up a romance with a builder. The EastEnders actress, who has recently been on...

 

Suspected bomb on beach is blown up by Army

An EXPLOSIVE device found on a beach near a holiday resort in Norfolk has been safely blown up, coastguards said yesterday. A member of the public raised the alarm afternoon after spotting something wedged into a metal sea defence on the beach at...

Scotsman, 01:42 in Hot News
 

Aspirin vs warfarin: which is better?

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All aboard the bachelor boat! Marvin Humes' epic stag continues as JLS invite new female friends to join...

Lets hope his fiancée Rochelle Wiseman isn't the jealous type...After spending Saturday partying with a bevy of bikini-clad ladies during a rooftop pool party, Marvin Humes and his fellow stags took the action to the high seas today. Joined by a host...

 

UK may forcibly block The Pirate Bay

A LEGAL move to try to block online access to the world's largest illegal file-sharing website could stop thousands of people using it, if it follows the pattern of similar schemes in Europe. Earlier this week, the High Court ordered five of the...

Scotsman, 01:42 in Hot News
 

Jessica Wright, 'swimwear model'! TOWIE star shows off her bikini collection on beach break

Her TOWIE co-star Sam Faiers is the face and body of swimwear 365.And judging by her recent seaside antics, Jessica Wright wouldn't mind a piece of the action as well. The 26-year-old has been showcasing her toned figure on the beach in Spain in a...

 

Woman gets first ‘bionic ear’ implant

Scientists have perfected a "bionic ear" which can restore near normal sound to those who have lost their hearing. For the first time the completely deaf will be able to hear in a way similar to people without hearing loss. Susan Rae, 52,...

Scotsman, 01:42 in Health
 

Fans set to book a piece of John Lennon memorabilia

A UNIQUE piece of Beatles memorabilia is to go on sale, with the original printing plates for John Lennon's first book up for auction. The metal plates were used to print text and illustrations by the Beatle in the 1964 book John Lennon: In His Own...

 

Singer proves she has X Factor with No1

X-FACTOR judge Tulisa shot straight to the top of the charts today with her single, Young. The star, who was named the world’s sexiest woman by FHM magazine earlier this week, snatched the number one spot from Carly Rae Jepsen, whose single Call Me...

 

Heart attack prediction test? Not yet

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Archbishop: We must investigate child abuse

Archbishop: We must investigate child abuse

One of the highest ranking members of the Catholic Church in Ireland has called for an independent investigation into past allegations of clerical sex abuse. As Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin spoke out against the past failings of the Church,...

 
400,000 to go on strike over public sector pension cuts

400,000 to go on strike over public sector pension cuts

A FRESH wave of industrial action against the UK government's controversial public-sector pension reforms will take place this week, with union leaders predicting that up to 400,000 workers could be involved. Civil servants, lecturers, health workers,...

Scotsman, 01:49 in Hot News
 


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