News archive from 23 April 2015, page 7

Infographic: Children as young as 11 caught with drugs at Yorkshire schools

Infographic: Children as young as 11 caught with drugs at Yorkshire schools

Schoolchildren as young as eleven have been caught with drugs on school premises in parts of Yorkshire, new figures reveal. Data from police forces in England and Wales shows Class A drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine are among the illegal...

 

Britain's youngest ever organ donor: Parents tell of heartbreaking decision to donate kidneys and heart...

The parents of Britain's youngest ever organ donor have revealed how they made the heartbreaking decision to donate their son's kidneys and heart valves after he died less than two hours after being born. Jess Evans, 28, was 12 weeks' pregnant with...

Daily Mail, 02:38 in Health
 

Only one in 50 cars live up to miles per gallon boasts: Overstating performance means drivers are spending...

Fewer than one in 50 cars match the makers’ claims on how many miles they clock up per gallon – leaving millions of motorists spending far more on fuel than they expect, reveals a report today. Drivers are being ‘misled by fantasy miles per gallon...

Daily Mail, 02:40 in Auto
 

Victorian town gets $41m benefit from resettling Burmese Karen refugees

A small town in Victoria has gained an economic benefit of $41.5m from resettling refugees, a report has found, pointing to the possible gains available to other local communities. The town of Nhill is nestled halfway between Melbourne and Adelaide,...

Guardian, 02:42 in Business
 

Australia's Nick Kyrgios falters in Barcelona in his first outing since injury

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios’s injury comeback fell flat with a three-set defeat to world No192 Elias Ymer at the Barcelona Open. World No44 Kyrgios, who has been sidelined with an ankle complaint since his second round loss to Grigor...

Guardian, 02:49 in Sport
 

Russell Crowe says friendship with Tom Cruise led him to look into Scientology

Russell Crowe has said his friendship with Tom Cruise led him to look into Scientology. The actor spoke about his curiosity about the religion in an interview with People magazine, which published excerpts on its website. “From a young kid, I was...

 

Mindfulness 'as good as drugs for preventing depression relapse'

"Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may be as good as pills at stopping people relapsing after recovering from major bouts of depression," The Guardian reports. Researchers wanted to see if a type of therapy known as mindfulness-based...

 

Google launches its mobile network: Project Fi to bring cheaper calls and texts to the US

Google is already the world’s most popular phone software provider, and a pay-TV operator - and now it wants to be your mobile network carrier. The company has unveiled a U.S. wireless service that switches between Wi-Fi and cellular networks to curb...

 

Hydrogen fuel breakthrough made: Scientists find way to create clean power WITHOUT relying on fossil fuels

A breakthrough has been made in the development of clean hydrogen power, scientists claim. At the moment, while hydrogen fuel is appealing, the production of hydrogen is incredible difficult - requiring huge amounts of energy. But the researchers say...

 
‘Killer hornets’ could be on their way to South Yorkshire and Derbyshire

‘Killer hornets’ could be on their way to South Yorkshire and Derbyshire

A swarm of huge killer hornets that have already killed six people in France could be on their way to Britain. The two-inch-long Asian hornets are capable of destroying entire bee colonies by ransacking their hives. The hornets are thought to have...

 

A taste of Belle Gibson or Dr Oz's star power isn't worth a doctor's integrity

When she heard that I present a health segment on Australian television a nurse was thrilled. “That’s so cool! Are you on Dr Oz?” “No, it’s the ABC,” I replied. “Oh.” Her expression contained a hundred laments. Sheepishly she explained, “Dr Oz is the...

Guardian, 03:08 in Health
 
Worksop: Council crackdown after complaints of gangs of yobs terrorizing residents at Celtic Point

Worksop: Council crackdown after complaints of gangs of yobs terrorizing residents at Celtic Point

A surge in complaints against yobs congregating and intimidating residents at Celtic Point in Gateford has led to a council crackdown on anti-social behaviour in the area. Proposals to take action have been enforced after Bassetlaw Council received...

 

Accused trader's 'night in custody'

A British financial trader accused of helping to trigger a multi-billion dollar US stock market crash from the home he shares with his parents is thought to have spent the night in custody. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested at the request of US...

 

Award 'real honour' - Primal Scream

Primal Scream will be named musical icons at the O2 Silver Clef Awards later this year. Other winners include Rita Ora, who will be given the best female gong, and DJ and producer Mark Ronson who will be given the innovation award at the event. Bobby...

 

Leadbeater’s possum, Victoria's state emblem, one step away from extinction

Victoria’s faunal emblem, the Leadbeater’s possum, has officially been listed as critically endangered, with the federal government’s scientific advisers calling for an end to logging in the species’s habitat in the Victorian central highlands. Greg...

 


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