News archive from 12 September 2018

Nearly half of all US homes will own a smart speaker by the end of this year, study finds

Smart speakers are rapidly becoming a fixture in our households.  That's according to Adobe, which found in a poll of US consumers that nearly half could own a smart speaker by the end of the year.  In fact, smart speakers are already in roughly a...

 
Midwife shortages compounded by more pregnant women having obesity problems, study says

Midwife shortages compounded by more pregnant women having obesity problems, study says

Midwives have warned of the pressures they are under from a lack of staff, rising obesity levels and women giving birth later in life. The Royal College of Midwives urged the Scottish Government to ease the strain on the service, as vacancies increase...

 

Marcus Rashford 'may have to quit Man United to fulfill potential'

Jamie Carragher believes Marcus Rashford may have to leave Manchester United in order to fulfill his potential and become a world-class player. The 20-year-old scored the winning goal for England against Switzerland on Tuesday night, which followed up...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Celtic captain Scott Brown brands Hampden Park as 'one of the worst stadiums' he has played

Celtic captain Scott Brown has savaged the SFA's decision to continue with Hampden as the home of Scottish football beyond 2020. The SFA finally confirmed on Tuesday afternoon they are to buy the historic Mount Florida ground from amateur side Queen's...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Rashford's cool head was welcome sight for England boss Southgate amid concerns over talisman Kane

It’s one of those horrible scenarios that keeps you awake at night. Up there with: ‘Have I locked the front door?’ or: ‘is Brexit still going to be there when I get up?’ What happens to England if Harry Kane gets injured? We got a glimpse here. Kane,...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Administrators 'optimistic' for sale of Towcester racecourse soon

Administrators say they are optimistic a sale of Towcester racecourse can be agreed in time for the track's meeting on November 29 to go ahead. The Northamptonshire track, whose history can be traced back to the 1870s, was placed in administration in...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Edin Dzeko fires Bosnia to victory over Austria while Laszlo Kleinheisler helped Hungary beat Greece

Edin Dzeko was on target to make it two wins out of two for Bosnia as he grabbed the only goal of the game in the 78th minute to overcome Austria 1-0 in Zenica. Bosnia now sit top of League B Group 3 with six points after their wins over Austria and...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

England 1-0 Switzerland, tactical analysis: Keep faith in Southgate

England didn't look pretty and their tactical coherence deserted them in the first half, meaning Gareth Southgate needs an alternative way of playing.  But he shouldn't be giving upon his principals. England still look to be on the right lines.  And...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Tom Watson reveals he has Type 2 diabetes but has 'reversed' the disease

Tom Watson reveals he has Type 2 diabetes but has 'reversed' the disease

Labour’s deputy leader has revealed that he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes but has “reversed” the disease by adopting a radically different diet that has meant he has come off medication. Tom Watson said he developed diabetes through being...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 

Exclusive video: Courageous boxer publicly reveals he was raped as a 10 year old boy in Sheffield - police...

At ten years old, Callum Hancock was the victim of a sex attack from a bully who had already plagued much of his young life. The youngster kept the ordeal secret for years. Now aged 27, Callum, a boxer and scaffolder, is telling his story - as his...

 
People who get goosebumps are healthier, wealthier and friendlier claims study

People who get goosebumps are healthier, wealthier and friendlier claims study

If a piece of music leaves you looking like a freshly-plucked chicken it’s actually a good sign. People who experience goosebumps are said to be higher achievers who are healthier and more empathetic than their peers. A study has shown that over half...

Metro, 00:08 in Hot News
 
How did the financial crisis affect your finances?

How did the financial crisis affect your finances?

Ten years after the financial crisis, and the shockwaves are still being felt on people's finances. Personal debt levels are at record highs and our banks are fast disappearing from the high street. Low interest rate have left savers enduring a decade...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 
Vodafone broadband adverts banned for being 'misleading'

Vodafone broadband adverts banned for being 'misleading'

Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: "Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 

Language is no barrier to progress in Lancashire's schools, according to standards boss

Some groups of migrant and refugee children, whose first language is not English, are making better progress in school than the Lancashire average, a council committee has heard. Lancashire County Council’s head of school improvement, Stephen Belbin,...

 

Language is no barrier to progress in Lancashire's schools, according to standards boss

0 Have your say Some groups of migrant and refugee children, whose first language is not English, are making better progress in school than the Lancashire average, a council committee has heard. Lancashire County Council’s head of school improvement,...

 


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