News archive from 8 October 2016, page 5

GPs 'neglect four tests on young with fever which could flag up threats to life'

GPs are failing to carry out basic checks on children with fever that could flag up life-threatening illnesses, research suggests. A new study found most under-fives with a high temperature are not checked properly for signs that could indicate...

 
All Blacks legend Dan Carter to learn fate after testing positive for steroids

All Blacks legend Dan Carter to learn fate after testing positive for steroids

The 34-year-old will have to appear before an FFR medical commission to explain the “anomalies” in his test following Racing 92’s victory over Toulon with the threat of a two-year ban hanging over him. Carter, whose team-mates Joe Rokocoko and Juan...

 
New Windsor Park to be opened by Northern Ireland legends, FIFA president and Van Basten

New Windsor Park to be opened by Northern Ireland legends, FIFA president and Van Basten

FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Dutch legend Marco van Basten will be part of the pre-game ceremonies, as will some of the finest sports stars to emerge from the country such as Carl Frampton, Dennis Taylor and Pat Jennings. “I’ve not been part of...

 
Call of Duty fans MUST do this before playing Infinite Warfare and Remastered

Call of Duty fans MUST do this before playing Infinite Warfare and Remastered

The Call of Duty Infinite Warfare release date is still quite far away but fans may want to start making launch day preparations ahead of time. For those who want to join into the heart of the action straight away in either Infinite Warfare or Modern...

 
Man critical after pair struck by car in Bridgend

Man critical after pair struck by car in Bridgend

Police said the 19-year-old was walking with another man, also 19, on the A4106 Tythegston Road in Bridgend, south Wales when they were struck by a blue Dacia Sandero. South Wales Police said both men, who live locally, suffered injuries when the car,...

 
Labour chairman 'kept in the dark' over Corbyn reshuffle

Labour chairman 'kept in the dark' over Corbyn reshuffle

Labour began a new round of bitter in-fighting as the chairman of the parliamentary party strongly criticised the timing of the top level shake-up. John Cryer issued an angry letter to MPs saying he and sacked chief whip Rosie Winterton had been kept...

 
Leading experts create NHS 'manifesto' demanding radical transformation

Leading experts create NHS 'manifesto' demanding radical transformation

A group of influential clinicians, academics and peers said public funding should be set aside for the overhaul, which would require a "massive increase" in local community services. The 17 authors of the NHS "manifesto" include...

 
Taxman probes BBC presenters

Taxman probes BBC presenters

HMRC is examining the tax records of freelance staff at the corporation who were paid via personal service companies. Staff may have to repay unpaid tax if HMRC finds they incorrectly declared themselves as self-employed, rather than as employees. The...

 
Four Cocker Spaniel puppies stolen in Black Country burglary are returned

Four Cocker Spaniel puppies stolen in Black Country burglary are returned

Two women, who had bought the dogs in good faith, turned up at Brierley Hill police station on Thursday with the puppies after seeing the police appeal. Police launched an appeal after the four cocker spaniel puppies were stolen during a burglary in...

 
Pound's flash crash strains bond, stock market nerves

Pound's "flash crash" strains bond, stock market nerves

Sterling lost as much as 10 percent of its value in just a few minutes of trading early on Friday, a "flash crash" that fuelled concerns about the vulnerability of the currency and other British assets to investor worries about Brexit. The...

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Murder probe after stabbed man dies

A murder inquiry has been launched after a man died following a stabbing. Gloucestershire Police said the man was believed to have received a stab wound to the leg during an incident at a flat in Archdeacon Street, Gloucester. Police were alerted by...

 
Did Kate’s outfit float your boat? Here’s how you can get Duchess of Cambridge’s look

Did Kate’s outfit float your boat? Here’s how you can get Duchess of Cambridge’s look

Kate’s wardrobe has shown no signs of slowing down, with the Royal making no fewer than two outfit changes as she set sail on a canoe as part of her royal tour of Canada. But her choices have still managed to sparkle, with her casual ensemble still...

 
Sisters Guild, Made and Cult Furniture: The latest wallpaper designs

Sisters Guild, Made and Cult Furniture: The latest wallpaper designs

Adorn your walls with Designers Guild’s gorgeous Alexandria wallpaper in Lapis featuring poppies and passion flowers, which are printed on non-woven paper for easy care and hanging. It costs £68 per roll (020 7351 5775, designersguild.com) Pretty and...

 
Oliver Bonas, New Look and HomeSense: The best lamp designs

Oliver Bonas, New Look and HomeSense: The best lamp designs

From left, clockwise: Beaded chandelier, £580, Out There Interiors (020 8099 7443, outthereinteriors.com) Forrest pendant, £19, Very (0844 822 2321, very.co.uk) Bolla table lamp, £75, Oliver Bonas (020 8974 0110, oliverbonas.com) Cult Living wire desk...

 
Gucci, Jimmy Choo and Ray-Ban: The best specs designs for autumn

Gucci, Jimmy Choo and Ray-Ban: The best specs designs for autumn

From left, clockwise: £255, Jimmy Choo at Eyewearbrands (01644 302020, eyewearbrands.com) £167, Black Eyewear (020 7637 2144, blackeyewear.com) £98, Bailey Nelson (020 3289 0265, baileynelson.co.uk) £183, Miu Miu at Eyewearbrands (01644 302020,...

 


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