News archive from 14 March 2012, page 19

Drugs 'better for labour pain'

Taking drugs to relieve pain in labour works better than alternatives such as massage, Tens machines and hypnosis, new research shows. Painkillers such as an epidural, as well as gas and air, are more effective than softer approaches but do have more...

 

Police chiefs back water cannon use

Water cannon would be valuable to police forces across England and Wales in a bid to avoid a return of last summer's rioting, a review has said. Scotland Yard chiefs said the crowd dispersal weapon "would have been considered as a tactical...

 
CLOONEY VISITS BORDER TROUBLE SPOT

CLOONEY VISITS BORDER TROUBLE SPOT

Actor and human rights activist George Clooney made a quiet visit to a volatile border region between Sudan and South Sudan last week ahead of giving evidence to the US Senate. Clooney made the dangerous crossing from South Sudan into Sudan's Nuba...

 
JACK WILSHERE COULD BE BACK BY APRIL

JACK WILSHERE COULD BE BACK BY APRIL

Wilshere, 20, suffered an ankle injury that has kept him out for the season so far, but now he is hoping to play in at least five games to prove he would be fit for England.

 
STEVEN GERRARD STEALS SHOW

STEVEN GERRARD STEALS SHOW

Gerrard was the hero as Liverpool won the Merseyside derby 3-0 at Anfield. Liverpool captain Gerrard put Kenny Dalglish's men in front after 34 minutes, curling the ball home after Everton failed to clear following a block by goalkeeper Tim Howard....

 

Police chiefs back water cannon use

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LEWIS HAMILTON VOWS TO REIGN AGAIN

LEWIS HAMILTON VOWS TO REIGN AGAIN

LEWIS HAMILTON reckons he still has plenty of time to become a multiple world champion. The 27-year-old McLaren star goes into his sixth ­season in Australia this weekend desperate to break Sebastian Vettel's stranglehold on F1 by adding to his only...

Daily Star, 01:25 in Sport
 
RAFAEL VAN DER VAART EYES FINAL FLING

RAFAEL VAN DER VAART EYES FINAL FLING

RAFAEL van der Vaart has warned Bolton that he aims to make up for lost time and book a date at Wembley on Saturday. Tottenham's Dutch master has never played at the national stadium but will go there for the first time if Spurs beat the Trotters. An...

Daily Star, 01:25 in Sport
 
KEVIN DOYLE OUT TO SILENCE THE WOLVES BOO BOYS

KEVIN DOYLE OUT TO SILENCE THE WOLVES BOO BOYS

KEVIN DOYLE has rallied struggling Wolves to shut their supporters up by winning some points. Saturday's 2-0 home ­defeat to fellow strugglers Blackburn sparked angry scenes outside Molineux. The striker said the ­players understood that fed-up fans...

Daily Star, 01:25 in Sport
 

Police chiefs back water cannon use

Water cannon would be valuable to police forces across England and Wales in a bid to avoid a return of last summer's rioting, a review has said. Scotland Yard chiefs said the crowd dispersal weapon "would have been considered as a tactical...

 

PM pushes for Syria power shift

Britain wants to see a transition of power and not a revolution in Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron has said. He spoke ahead of talks with Barack Obama at which the violent repression of protests in the Middle Eastern state will be high on the...

 

Police chiefs back water cannon use

Water cannon would be valuable to police forces across England and Wales in a bid to avoid a return of last summer's rioting, a review has said. Scotland Yard chiefs said the crowd dispersal weapon "would have been considered as a tactical...

 

Students' national day of action

Students are holding a national day of action in protest at the Government's higher education plans, including walkouts at university campuses across the country. The National Union of Students (NUS) said lectures will be boycotted as students join...

 

Pay body warns of military exodus

Ministers have been warned of the potential loss of "talented and experienced" members of the armed forces in response to cuts to pay and pensions. The Armed Forces' Pay Review Body urged the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to be "alert"...

 

Rugby stars to sing at Twickenham

Chart stars JLS are passing their musical skills to a team of rugby legends who will try to perform in front of 82,000 fans at Twickenham. The boyband pin-ups have been coaching stars including Austin Healey, Bill Beaumont and Brian Moore as part of...

 


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