News archive from 9 December 2014, page 6

Australia and India pay tribute to late Phillip Hughes before commencing delayed first Test of series in...

At 10.17am local time, the applause rang out for Phillip Hughes. The first-day crowd at the Adelaide Oval rose to its feet for a 63-second ovation – 63 being the score Hughes was unbeaten on the day he was fatally injured by a bouncer playing for...

Daily Mail, 00:51 in Sport
 

The FA are set to take the women's game to new heights, but they seem a little confused

The job description for the next FA chief executive surprisingly puts as the major priority winning the World Cups in 2022 and 2023. This aim, detailed in the first paragraph of the recruitment advertisement, elevates women’s football, which has its...

Daily Mail, 00:51 in Sport
 

Robin van Persie bags winning brace... then delights young Manchester United fan by giving her his shirt...

Robin van Persie demonstrated his skills on the football pitch by bagging a brace against Southampton - then showed his class by giving his shirt to a girl in the crowd. The forward scored both of Manchester United's goals at St Mary's as Louis van...

Daily Mail, 00:51 in Sport
 
Leeds faces up to ‘brutal’ council cuts

Leeds faces up to ‘brutal’ council cuts

Leeds City Council leader Keith Wakefield has said the authority must make "grim choices" as it tries to find £76.1 million of budget savings next year. Coun Wakefield laid the blame firmly at the door of the Government as the council said...

 

Louis van Gaal: Manchester United were lucky, Southampton were the better team

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has admitted his team were lucky to beat Southampton 2-1 on Monday night. Robin van Persie opened the scoring after a poor back pass from Jose Fonte before Saints striker Graziano Pelle ended his goal drought mid...

Daily Mail, 00:51 in Sport
 
‘Morning after’ booze warning for drivers

‘Morning after’ booze warning for drivers

ONE in five Yorkshire motorists have driven the morning after a night of heavy drinking - even when they thought they might have been over the limit. Almost half admit to using a fried breakfast, fruit juice or drinking lots of water to try to reduce...

 

Houston, we have a problem: Researchers find Nasa's Kennedy Space Center is DISAPPEARING due to climate change

Nasa's Kennedy space Center is already seeing the effects of climate change - and may have to abandon some of its launchpads within a decade, it has been claimed. Researchers who have been studying Cape Canaveral's dunes and beach since 2009, say the...

 
A&E troubleshooter spells out how to improve emergency care

A&E troubleshooter spells out how to improve emergency care

Health bosses need to pull together to improve emergency care across the county, according to an NHS expert. Dr Ian Sturgess, an international expert who spent six months look at urgent and emergency care, said a "fragmented" system meant...

 

Triple action super jab to battle obesity and risk of diabetes

Given in the form of a weekly injection it leads to dramatic weight loss, slashes the amount of food people feel the need to eat and burns off what patients do eat far more quickly, say scientists. Tests on rats have cured them of both obesity and...

 

Scientists discover why we love sugary and starchy foods

It could lead to a simple new treatment to tackle obesity by blocking the brain mechanism driving our preference for sweet and starchy foods. A brain process that appears to sense how much glucose is reaching the brain, was discovered by researchers...

 

Rush-hour pollution is a danger to our hearts

Pollution not only makes existing heart conditions worse but contributes to developing the disease, says a new set of guidelines. The obese and diabetics may be at higher risk because pollutants are feared to trigger and worsen high blood pressure and...

 

Loss of taste and swollen ankles:Doctor Rosemary Leonard answers your medical queries

Q. I lost my sense of taste a few years ago. Is it ever likely to come back? A. Taste is detected by special taste buds, found on the tongue and in the mouth. However, taste and smell are closely linked, and much of what we consider to be taste is...

 

Fewer deaths following childbirth

The number of UK women dying in or around childbirth has fallen, a report has found. But its authors said even more lives could be saved if mothers-to-be were pushier about seeing more senior doctors or midwives where they were unhappy with their...

 
A-League tactics: how Perth Glory have pressed their case for top spot

A-League tactics: how Perth Glory have pressed their case for top spot

Perth Glory fans often complain of east coast bias in the media, believing that their side is overlooked. But as the season passes the one-third mark, there is no ignoring Perth, who sit top of the A-League ladder on 22 points. After recruiting well...

Guardian, 00:57 in Sport
 
MPs attack Post Office mediation scheme

MPs attack Post Office mediation scheme

MPs have criticised the Post Office for how it has handled claims its IT system has led to at least 150 sub-postmasters being wrongly accused of false accounting and fraud. More than 140 MPs have withdrawn their support for the Post Office's mediation...

BBC, 00:58 in Business
 


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