News archive from 15 June 2016, page 11

Obesity warning as more than 500 youngsters develop Type 2 diabetes

More than 500 youngsters have Type 2 diabetes - a condition usually only seen in people over the age of 40. The condition, which is linked to being overweight or obese, usually appears in adulthood but a growing number of children are being diagnosed...

 

Obesity warning as more than 500 youngsters develop Type 2 diabetes

More than 500 youngsters have Type 2 diabetes - a condition usually only seen in people over the age of 40. The condition, which is linked to being overweight or obese, usually appears in adulthood but a growing number of children are being diagnosed...

 
Samsung Electronics denies report of planned 25 trillion won NAND investment

Samsung Electronics denies report of planned 25 trillion won NAND investment

SEOUL Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday a local media report of the firm's plans to invest 25 trillion won ($21.22 billion) by next year to boost 3D NAND memory chip capacity was not true. Samsung, the world's top memory chip...

 

IKEA recalls dishwashers due to component defect

0 Have your say Furniture giant IKEA has issued a warning over a component defect in some of its dishwasher models. The problem can lead the dishwasher to stop working or an error message to appear on the display. The problem affects appliances bought...

 
Five ways to stop football hooliganism

Five ways to stop football hooliganism

Violence at England's Euro 2016 match with Russia in Marseille - in which more than 30 people were injured - has raised questions over how hooliganism can be prevented. What ideas are there and can they work? Alcohol ban The French government is...

BBC, 02:10 in World News
 
Sir Clement Freud accused of molesting two girls

Sir Clement Freud accused of molesting two girls

Sylvia Woosley, who first met Freud when she was 10 and later went to live with him when her mother's marriage broke down, claims in an ITV Exposure documentary that he molested her over several years. A second woman, who wants to remain anonymous,...

 
Close encounters: Aliens WILL make contact with earth… and scientists reveal WHEN

Close encounters: Aliens WILL make contact with earth… and scientists reveal WHEN

Researchers used a series of calculations to predict the likelihood of alien life existing in the universe and how long it would take their signals to be transmitted across space. Science has long questioned why we haven't heard from interstellar life...

 

'Brexit Budget' would see £30bn in cuts and tax hikes, warns George Osborne

Tax hikes and spending cuts totalling £30 billion will need to be forced through in an emergency "Brexit Budget" if Britain votes to quit the EU, Chancellor George Osborne is warning. Mr Osborne and Labour former chancellor Alistair Darling...

 
Activists urge US to end ban on gay men donating blood after Orlando massacre

Activists urge US to end ban on gay men donating blood after Orlando massacre

HIV experts and LGBT advocates across the country are calling on the US government to end its “discriminatory” ban on blood donations from gay men, with a renewed policy push emerging from the mass shooting that killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in...

Guardian, 02:21 in Health
 
Obama to meet the Dalai Lama at White House on Wednesday

Obama to meet the Dalai Lama at White House on Wednesday

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama will meet the Dalai Lama at the White House on Wednesday, a move certain to anger China which considers the exiled Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader a dangerous separatist. Obama and the Dalai Lama will meet...

 
Cash can beat shares for up to 18 years, study says

Cash can beat shares for up to 18 years, study says

Money in best buy savings accounts has fared better than the stock market over most investment periods since 1995, a study has concluded. It found that investments in tracker funds would have lost money up to a third of the time. But cash in a savings...

BBC, 02:29 in Business
 
MSCI rejects China again from its emerging market index

MSCI rejects China again from its emerging market index

US stock index provider, MSCI, has again delayed the inclusion of China's mainland domestic shares in its emerging markets index. Inclusion on the index would have been a major step forward for Beijing as it attempts to open up its financial markets...

BBC, 02:29 in Business
 
Investors eye BOJ meeting on Wednesday

Investors eye BOJ meeting on Wednesday

Investors will be watching stocks in Japan closely on Wednesday as the country's central bank commences its two-day meeting later. Analysts are not expecting the Bank of Japan to make any big rate cuts, however, the bank has been known to surprise...

BBC, 02:29 in Business
 
U.S. oil falls to three-week low on inventory gains, Brexit fears

U.S. oil falls to three-week low on inventory gains, Brexit fears

TOKYO Crude futures fell in early Asian trade on Wednesday as mounting concerns about Britain's possible exit from the European Union and a surprise build in U.S. inventories left investors ignoring the IEA's declaration that the oil market is now in...

Reuters, 02:33 in Business
 

Study says there's no link between cholesterol and heart disease

"Controversial report claims there's no link between 'bad cholesterol' and heart disease," the Daily Mail reports, while The Times states: "Bad cholesterol 'helps you live longer',". The headlines are based on a new review which...

 


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