News archive from 9 September 2014, page 5

The average British person spends a YEAR of their life hungover - with Northerners suffering the most 

Recovering from a big night out? The average British person spends almost a year of their lives nursing a hangover, a charity has said. Macmillan Cancer Support has estimated that people spend 315 days of their lives battling with headaches and nausea...

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

The experts who fear general anaesthetics harm young children 

Whenever a young child has an operation, it’s a worry for their parents.  But studies are now giving another reason for concern: youngsters who’ve had a general anaesthetic may be more likely to suffer behavioural problems and learning disabilities. A...

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

Why you really do need to wash your hands at work: Infections can spread from an office door handle to half...

Infections can spread from an office door handle to half the workforce in just two hours, new research has found.  Using tracer viruses, a study found as much as 60 per cent of workers in the building carried the bug planted after 120 minutes....

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

Seven children a day swallow liquid nicotine from e-cigarette refills, prompting doctors to call for...

Around seven children a day accidentally swallow liquid nicotine from e-cigarette refills, a new study has found. Toddlers and young children are at risk of dying if poisoned by the refill cartridges, unless designs and safety rules are changed,...

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

Could your back pain be caused by tiny cysts on your spine? 

  Sitting in a chair might not sound like a particularly special experience — but for Lesley Maloney, it’s bliss. She is recovering from a two-year battle with a spinal condition, which made sitting excruciatingly painful. ‘It was like sitting on a...

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

How to get a waist like Claire Danes: Secrets of an A-list body 

  How to get the enviable physiques of the stars. This week: Claire Danes’ waist. Claire Danes is not one to let much stand in the way of her exercise regimen. The 35-year-old Homeland star was spotted running hard in LA the day after she missed out...

Daily Mail, 01:05 in Health
 

Tinder, former marketing executive settle sexual harassment case

Lawyers for the plaintiff, former marketing vice president Whitney Wolfe, said on Monday the lawsuit had been resolved but did not provide details. IAC/InterActiveCorp owns a majority stake in Los Angeles-based Tinder and was also named as a...

 
Peter Jones: Yes at odds with environmental stance

Peter Jones: Yes at odds with environmental stance

HOW the environmental movement can square its desire to protect the planet with a Yes vote is a mystery to Peter Jones OF the many things about this independence campaign that I struggle to find a rational explanation for, perhaps the most bizarre is...

Scotsman, 01:08 in Politics
 
Hugh Reilly: Yes ahead - all thanks to lame rival

Hugh Reilly: Yes ahead - all thanks to lame rival

BY denying Scots the chance to choose enhanced devolution, Labour has simply painted the electorate into a corner, writes Hugh Reilly THE long-awaited event memorably referred to as “the neverendum” by a sniggering David Cameron is nigh. In 2012, the...

Scotsman, 01:08 in Politics
 

Kris Boyd says he would play for Rangers for free if their financial problems get worse 

Rangers striker Kris Boyd admitted he would be prepared to play for free if the financial crisis at Ibrox escalates. The Glasgow giants will learn on Tuesday whether they will be allowed to appeal last Friday’s decision at the Court of Session that...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport
 

Moeen Ali's father hits out at abuse directed towards the England all-rounder from fans

Moeen Ali's father has hit out at the abuse directed towards the England all-rounder and labelled it 'disgraceful'. The Worcestershire cricketer was subjected to booing by some of the Indian support during England's T20 win over them at Edgbaston on...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport
 

John O'Shea wants to build on Republic of Ireland win as Euro 2016 campaign gets off to perfect start 

John O’Shea has urged the Republic of Ireland to build the momentum after launching their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a last-gasp victory in Georgia. Martin O’Neill’s men looked to be heading for a frustrating draw in Tbilisi on Sunday evening...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport
 

Michael Johnson fears for athletics' future as he claims sport is over-dependent on the Olympics for success 

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson fears for the future of athletics. Johnson believes the sport is in a poor state of health and feels it has become over-dependent on its status within the Olympics for its well-being. The American, who...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport
 

UK retail sales growth accelerates in August - BRC

Sales on a like-for-like basis - a measure which strips out changes in floor space and is favoured by equity analysts - rose 1.3 percent on the year, beating expectations of a 0.5 percent rise and up from a 0.3 percent decline in July. Clothing and...

Reuters, 01:29 in Business
 

England coach Stuart Lancaster plans high altitude World Cup training camp in Denver 

England will descend on ‘Mile-High City’ in July for a two-week, high-altitude training camp designed to leave them in peak physical condition ahead of the home World Cup. Stuart Lancaster has arranged to take an expanded national squad of about 50...

Daily Mail, 01:30 in Sport
 


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