News archive from 15 August 2013, page 4

Gardening tops pensioner hobby list

Pottering around the garden is a pensioner's favourite past time, according to a poll. Thirty eight per cent of those over 65 said that gardening is the activity that gives them the most pleasure in life. Going for walks is favoured by 28% of those...

 
Offspring season finale: lots of tears, then a change of gears

Offspring season finale: lots of tears, then a change of gears

Asher Keddie: as Nina she asked herself, how do you grieve for a man and prepare for a baby at the same time? Photograph: Tracey Nearmy/AAP Offspring fans had a pretty good idea of what they were in for on Wednesday night's season finale after (oh...

Guardian, 00:22 in Showbiz
 

Record number of organ transplants

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high, figures show. There were 4,212 transplants in 2012/13, up 6% on the 3,960 in 2011/12, according to a report from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). Around a quarter...

 

School costs 'stretching families'

Families on the poverty line are expected to spend up to two fifths of their August income on back-to-school costs as schools make punishing demands on parents, according to a charity. The average annual cost, including uniforms, coats, bags and...

 

Record number of organ transplants

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high, figures show. There were 4,212 transplants in 2012/13, up 6% on the 3,960 in 2011/12, according to a report from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). Around a quarter...

 

Drink advice for holiday Britons

Boozy Britons are putting themselves at risk on holiday, according to the Foreign Office (FO). As many as 23% of young British holidaymakers have gone swimming while drunk abroad, an FO survey showed. In addition, 11% have put themselves in a...

 

Gardening tops pensioner hobby list

Pottering around the garden is a pensioner's favourite past time, according to a poll. Thirty eight per cent of those over 65 said that gardening is the activity that gives them the most pleasure in life. Going for walks is favoured by 28% of those...

 

Drink advice for holiday Britons

Boozy Britons are putting themselves at risk on holiday, according to the Foreign Office (FO). As many as 23% of young British holidaymakers have gone swimming while drunk abroad, an FO survey showed. In addition, 11% have put themselves in a...

 

School costs 'stretching families'

Families on the poverty line are expected to spend up to two fifths of their August income on back-to-school costs as schools make punishing demands on parents, according to a charity. The average annual cost, including uniforms, coats, bags and...

 

Gardening tops pensioner hobby list

Pottering around the garden is a pensioner's favourite past time, according to a poll. Thirty eight per cent of those over 65 said that gardening is the activity that gives them the most pleasure in life. Going for walks is favoured by 28% of those...

 

Record number of organ transplants

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high, figures show. There were 4,212 transplants in 2012/13, up 6% on the 3,960 in 2011/12, according to a report from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). Around a quarter...

 

School costs 'stretching families'

Families on the poverty line are expected to spend up to two fifths of their August income on back-to-school costs as schools make punishing demands on parents, according to a charity. The average annual cost, including uniforms, coats, bags and...

 

Record number of organ transplants

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high, figures show. There were 4,212 transplants in 2012/13, up 6% on the 3,960 in 2011/12, according to a report from NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). Around a quarter...

 
IAG announces Airbus A320 orders

IAG announces Airbus A320 orders

International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways and Iberia, has announced orders and options for up to 220 Airbus A320 aircraft. IAG said up to 120 of the planes were for its Spanish airline Vueling, with 62 firm orders and 58 options....

BBC, 00:23 in Business
 

Brothers arrested over stab murder

Two brothers detectives wanted to speak to in connection with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death at a house have walked into a police station. The 22-year-old man and the 14-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of murder and are in...

 


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