News archive from 24 September 2018

Police search for man after alleged sexual assault at St Kilda Listen Out music festival

Police search for man after alleged sexual assault at St Kilda Listen Out music festival

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred at a music festival in St Kilda on Saturday. The alleged assault occurred in the mosh pit for the main stage of the Listen Out festival at Catani Gardens about 8pm. Police say the female...

 
5 common myths about nutrition (and the truths)

5 common myths about nutrition (and the truths)

Myths abound in the world of food. Much of what we think we know about nutrition is no more than shaky acquired ‘wisdom’ picked up from a range of sources that likely include ancient magazine advice, wellbeing gurus on Instagram and your mum (does ‘if...

Metro, 00:02 in Lifestyle
 

Super quick 4 ingredient dinners to make this evening

If you only have a few minutes and limited patience to make dinner each night but you’re a food lover, you need an arsenal of dishes in your repertoire that are quick to make but don’t compromise on taste. Speed needn’t mean cutting corners on quality...

Metro, 00:02 in Lifestyle
 

Sudoku 4,173 easy

Click here to access the print version. Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. Buy the next issue of the Guardian or subscribe to our Digital Edition to see the completed puzzle. Topics Life and...

 

Watchdog warns Scotland must slash transport and agriculture emissions

Scotland must urgently strengthen its plans to cut greenhouse gases in order to meet its climate change ambitions, according to an independent climate watchdog. In its latest annual report on Scotland’s progress towards statutory emissions reduction...

 

Steve Bruce reacts to the growing pressure at Aston Villa

Steve Bruce is determined to get it right at Villa despite admitting: ‘There’s some I’ll never please’. Villa have won just one game out of their last eight and the manager has come under increased pressure in recent times. Asked about the situation...

 

Fears over uptake of free NHS eye tests

Parents are being urged to take advantage of NHS-funded sight tests for their children over fears that youngsters’ eye health could suffer. Health organisations in Leeds are raising awareness of the need for testing as part of National Eye Health...

 
Fentanyl crisis: Is China a major source of illegal drugs?

Fentanyl crisis: Is China a major source of illegal drugs?

Amid tension between China and the US over trade, there's also friction over another issue - the illegal trade in synthetic drugs. The US believes factory-produced opioids - powerful painkillers increasingly abused by US citizens - are being made in...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 

Richard Leonard: Labour will deliver federal UK and oppose Indyref2

Richard Leonard has been forced into a fresh commitment that Labour will oppose a second Scottish independence referendum after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to open the door to indyref2. The Scottish Labour leader said the next UK general election manifesto...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 

Obesity could overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women, says new report

Obesity could overtake smoking as biggest preventable cause of cancer in women, according to a new report. Cancer Research UK is hoping to raise awareness of the link between obesity and cancer. And the charity has renewed its call for Government...

 
Obesity to eclipse smoking as biggest cause of cancer in UK women by 2043

Obesity to eclipse smoking as biggest cause of cancer in UK women by 2043

Obesity is on track to overtake smoking as the single biggest cause of preventable cancer in British women within 25 years, according to a Cancer Research UK report. The charity expects that within 17 years around 23,000 cases of cancers in women (9%...

 
UN agency's U-turn after unpaid internships row

UN agency's U-turn after unpaid internships row

The World Health Organization (WHO) is to offer paid internships for the first time to boost access for those applying from developing countries, the BBC has learnt. About 1,200 interns are accepted by one of the UN's largest agencies each year to...

BBC, 00:23 in World News
 
'They were not comfortable about hiring a woman'

'They were not comfortable about hiring a woman'

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, founder of Indian pharmaceutical company Biocon. When Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw wanted to get a job at a brewery, they all said...

BBC, 00:33 in Business
 
Labour to offer private sector employee ownership plan

Labour to offer private sector employee ownership plan

Employee ownership schemes in large companies could result in almost 11 million workers being given up to £500 a year each, in plans to be expanded upon by the shadow chancellor on Monday. Under the scheme, every company with 250 or more employees...

Guardian, 00:34 in Business
 
Graduates of Imperial College beat Oxbridge on earnings

Graduates of Imperial College beat Oxbridge on earnings

Graduates from Imperial College London pick up the highest salaries in the first year after graduation, earning around a fifth more than students leaving Oxford and Cambridge, according to research by the job website Adzuna. The average Imperial...

Guardian, 00:34 in Business
 


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