News archive from 10 February 2014, page 17

Diabetes total soars to top 3.2m

The number of people with diabetes in the UK is now more than 3.2 million, with last year seeing the biggest jump in cases since 2008. NHS figures show 3,208,014 adults are now diagnosed with the condition. Around 850,000 more people have diabetes...

 
Miles Starforth’s match analysis: Chelsea 3 Newcastle United 0

Miles Starforth’s match analysis: Chelsea 3 Newcastle United 0

IF Chelsea are a "little horse", then just what are Newcastle United? A little pony? A wet and cold afternoon in west London on Saturday underlined just how many lengths behind the club is from the Premier League’s elite. Chelsea manager...

 

IVF breakthrough as scientists discover chemical signal that can predict if embryo will be accepted by the...

Scientists have discovered a chemical signal that can predict whether an embryo will be accepted by the womb, which they hope could dramatically improve the success rates of IVF treatment. Embryos, which were deemed the most promising were found to...

Daily Mail, 08:27 in Health
 

Bananas in pyjamas: Boy, 3, is cured of insomnia after eating just half a piece of the fruit before bed...

7 View comments As plenty of parents will tell you, getting a toddler to sleep isn’t always an easy task. So spare a thought for Maryann Battersby, whose three-year-old son had barely ever slept through the night. But after years trying of different...

Daily Mail, 08:27 in Health
 
Passionate plea for landlady hit by rent hike

Passionate plea for landlady hit by rent hike

More than 80 people packed a public meeting to support the owners of a Duffield pub 
fighting a huge hike in rent. Supporters filled the village’s Weston Centre after Enterprise Inns announced the Pattenmakers Arm’s rent was to soar by 42...

 

How your stomach can RE-INFECT you with an STD: Doctors find that chlamydia can linger in the gut even...

1 View comments If diagnosed with an STD, many people would be quick to point an accusatory finger at their partner. But new research suggests they should perhaps think twice before making any assumptions about the source of their infection....

Daily Mail, 08:27 in Health
 
Retford: New year row ended with wife and police officer assaulted and car windows smashed

Retford: New year row ended with wife and police officer assaulted and car windows smashed

A new year row left a wife with facial injuries and a brother-in-law with smashed car windows, Worksop Magistrates' Court has heard. Darren Hewitt, 40, of Holmes Road in Retford, pleaded guilty to assaulting his wife Nicola Hewitt and damaging the car...

 
LaBeouf Wears Paper Bag To Berlin Premiere

LaBeouf Wears Paper Bag To Berlin Premiere

Shia LaBeouf wore a paper bag over his head with "I am not famous anymore" written across it for the premiere of his latest film at the Berlin Film Festival. The actor had earlier stormed out of a news conference where he was asked about...

 
Indonesia releases Australian drug trafficker on parole

Indonesia releases Australian drug trafficker on parole

"She will be required to report every month," said Ketut Artha, head of Bali's correctional agency. "To control the fulfilment of her parole, the authorities will occasionally visit her home here." The former beauty student will...

 

Asiana Airlines seeks cockpit culture changer after U.S. crash

"It's a reality that within our country there is a leaning toward a patriarchal culture and many pilots work and fly within the strict military order," Chief Executive Kim Soo-cheon told reporters on Monday. The airline has since September...

 
Money moves: Firms must make pensions a priority

Money moves: Firms must make pensions a priority

SCOTTISH employers, like those throughout the UK, are being given no choice but to implement pension auto enrolment for their workforce. This means providing a suitable company pension scheme, auto enrolling eligible employees and contributing to the...

Scotsman, 08:33 in Business
 
Cars damaged by suspected drunk driver

Cars damaged by suspected drunk driver

A man in his 40s was taken to hospital accompanied by police on suspicion of drink driving after an accident last night (Sun) at Upper Green Lane, Hove Edge, Brighouse. His Fiat Punto was travelling towards Halifax Road when it collided with a Peugeot...

 

Japan posts smallest current account surplus on record in 2013

The deteriorating external position is also bound to put the spotlight back on Japan's ability to service its huge debt, which at over twice the size of its economy is the worst in the industrialised world. The Ministry of Finance data on Monday also...

Reuters, 08:34 in Business
 

Emerging markets output growth slows to 4-month low in January - HSBC

But the monthly index remained above the 50 threshold which marks the difference between expansion and contraction. Based on data from purchasing managers at about 8,000 firms in 17 countries, the survey showed signs of manufacturing and export...

Reuters, 08:37 in Business
 

Deutsche Bank cuts Europe ETF prices to win institutional business

"We want to win over especially large institutional clients like pension funds, insurance companies and sovereign investors who have put little or no money in ETFs up to now," Simon Klein, managing director of asset management at DAWM,...

Reuters, 08:39 in Business
 


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