News archive from 17 October 2014, page 167

World 'Losing The Battle' Against Ebola

World 'Losing The Battle' Against Ebola

The battle against the ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people is being lost, the head of the World Bank has warned. Speaking after the United Nations revealed it had received less than 40% of the nearly $1bn ($600m) it had requested to...

 

Analysis - U.S. health agency chief faulted over confusing Ebola messages

    When the first diagnosis of Ebola on U.S. soil was confirmed on Sept. 30, Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), clearly stated that additional cases were possible among contacts of the patient, Liberian...

 
Bordeaux 13 Edinburgh 15: Edinburgh shrug off poor form to pull off one of their greatest wins in Europe

Bordeaux 13 Edinburgh 15: Edinburgh shrug off poor form to pull off one of their greatest wins in Europe

INJURY-HIT Edinburgh shrugged off their patchy Pro-12 form last night to snatch one of the club’s greatest victories in Europe. Alan Solomons’ side had gone into the clash as clear-cut underdogs against French cracks Bordeaux at Stade Andre-Moga. But...

 

Adnan Januzaj sets sights on becoming Manchester United's No 10... despite not starting a game under Louis...

Adnan Januzaj is determined to establish himself at the heart of Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United despite being marginalised under the new manager. Januzaj emerged as a shining light amid the gloom of David Moyes’ time in charge and was rewarded...

Daily Mail, 23:51 in Sport
 
Meningitis warning at Strathclyde University

Meningitis warning at Strathclyde University

TWO students at Strathclyde University have been diagnosed with meningitis, prompting warnings for young people to make themselves aware of the symptoms of the potentially deadly condition. The university said the cases were not connected, but that it...

Scotsman, 23:52 in Learning
 
Trafficked prostitutes don’t accept they are victims

Trafficked prostitutes don’t accept they are victims

FOREIGN prostitutes, builders and cannabis-farm workers have been reluctant to identify themselves as victims of human trafficking because they are living "relatively decent" and better-paid lives than they had been. Some have developed an...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Hot News
 
Old-style vinyl records make a groovy comeback

Old-style vinyl records make a groovy comeback

ONCE seen as an antiquated relic to be cast aside in favour of CDs then MP3s, vinyl records are now enjoying a resurgence. Old-style records are on track to achieve their biggest sales for almost two decades with the number sold expected to pass the...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Hot News
 


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