News archive from 15 October 2013, page 5

Pollution linked to low birthweight

Pregnant women who are exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of giving birth at term to low birthweight babies, according to a large-scale study. Air pollutants - in particular fine particulates found in traffic fumes...

 

Kidney cancer symptoms highlighted

A campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer as new figures were revealed showing a rise in the number of kidney cancer cases over the past decade. West Bromwich Albion Football Club and singer-songwriter Peter...

 

Hollywood: Baker Ruby 'not my type'

The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood has denied giving preferential treatment to 21-year-old contestant Ruby Tandoh because of her looks. The TV judge spoke out after fans of the hit BBC2 show pointed to an on-screen flirtation between the...

 

Confidence in job security falls

Confidence in job security has fallen over the past year, although few workers fear being unemployed for longer than six months if they were to be made redundant, according to new research. A study among more than 2,600 adults by Legal & General...

 

Labour in manifesto scrutiny bid

Labour has challenged Chancellor George Osborne to back changes to the law to allow independent scrutiny of tax and spend proposals in the general election manifestos of the main political parties. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls announced at Labour's...

 

Get them all in therapy! Made In Chelsea returns with Spencer seeing a psychiatrist, while Louise and Andy...

Made In Chelsea returns once more, and finally Spencer Matthew has seen it fit to visit a psychiatrist. But it looks like Andy Jordan and Louise Thompson are the ones who need couple's therapy after he finds out she's being getting up to naughty...

 

'My baby boy is my priority... NOT my size!' Jennifer Ellison shares gorgeous family picture as she hits...

Jennifer Ellison has hit back at internet trolls who have criticised her for her post-baby weight. The 30-year-old actress posted a lengthy message on her Twitter page after being targeted by abusive messages, insisting that her focus is looking after...

 

Why the return of the 'nervous breakdown' could be a GOOD thing!

Oprah Winfrey reportedly had one, Paul McCartney has revealed he narrowly avoided one, and Britain's football referees claim they are at huge risk of suffering them. Suddenly, everyone is talking about having 'nervous breakdowns'. The term has long...

Daily Mail, 01:19 in Health
 

The hidden price you can pay for surviving a heart attack: He looks so healthy, but devastating brain...

Three years ago, Mike Burton loved nothing more than chatting to his grown-up daughters and helping them out with DIY. An insatiable reader and quiz fan, the 62-year-old manager was a confident, popular man with a string of hobbies ranging from...

Daily Mail, 01:19 in Health
 

Josh Brolin's Labor Day Bake Off

Josh Brolin has revealed he did the catering himself on his new film Labor Day, baking pies every day to feed the cast and crew. The Hollywood star appears opposite Kate Winslet in the film about a single mother and her son who pick up a hitch-hiking...

 

Italian duo Lazio and Juventus interested in January move for Villa's Benteke despite Belgian striker's new...

Lazio are the latest club to show interest in Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke. The Rome side are weighing up an offer in January but Villa would want around £30m if they agreed to let the prolific Belgian go. Juventus are also keen on the former...

Daily Mail, 01:32 in Sport
 

From nightmares to bizarre nocturnal visions: What your dreams can reveal about your health

You might find discussing the meaning of dreams fascinating, but dream analysis has long been regarded by medics as no more meaningful than astrology. However, scientists now think dreams may, in fact, provide vital clues about our health - and even...

Daily Mail, 01:35 in Health
 

Wall Street watchdog signals new hurdles for clearing brokers' records

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued the guidance just days before a group of lawyers for investors plan to issue a report finding fault with the regulator's system for clearing complaints from brokers' records, a process known...

Reuters, 01:37 in Business
 

Is this the end? Idowu future remains uncertain after triple jumper loses funding

UK Athletics performance director Neil Black has admitted the governing body is still in the dark over the future of Phillips Idowu. The triple jumper was on Monday stripped of his Lottery funding, a foregone conclusion given his decision in July to...

Daily Mail, 01:38 in Sport
 
Blackberry letter seeks to reassure customers

Blackberry letter seeks to reassure customers

Embattled smartphone maker Blackberry is publishing an open letter to reassure customers about its future. The letter, due to be published on Tuesday, admits the firm is facing "challenging times", but adds that it is taking measures to...

BBC, 01:40 in Business
 


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