News archive from 31 March 2014, page 115

Life and Death Row: Student fights to prevent prisoner facing execution

Life and Death Row: Student fights to prevent prisoner facing execution

Kelly Hickman tried to get Robert Lynn Pruett a stay of execution as part of her volunteering work at the University of Houston's death row clinic. It was set up in the face of a shortage of legal counsel for prisoners facing a death sentence and to...

 
Babcock wins UK nuclear clean-up deal

Babcock wins UK nuclear clean-up deal

Dungeness power station. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Britain has awarded a 14-year, £7bn contract to manage the decommissioning of its nuclear sites to engineering contractors Babcock and US group Fluor. The deal covers some of Britain's...

Guardian, 23:33 in Business
 
 Wolverine Boarding': Promotion for new X-Men movie pops up on Euston station departure boards

"Wolverine Boarding': Promotion for new X-Men movie pops up on Euston station departure boards

So, is advertising on London station departure boards a thing now? Yesterday we revealed how Amnesty International UK took over the boards at Waterloo to highlight their latest campaign. Now it would seem promoters for the new X-Men movie have muscled...

Metro, 23:42 in Hot News
 
Have you had your ten-a-day? Five-a-day ‘not enough’ – and doubts over canned fruit too

Have you had your ten-a-day? Five-a-day ‘not enough’ – and doubts over canned fruit too

Health bosses tonight faced calls to review their message on fruit and vegetables after research suggested five-a-day may not be enough. The current guidelines may need to be doubled after a study suggested those eating more were likely to live...

Metro, 23:42 in Hot News
 
Refined sugar is the real villain because it raises risk of heart disease

Refined sugar is the real villain because it raises risk of heart disease

Five cans of soft drinks contain 46 sugar cubes but there is sugar lurking in healthier food options such as canned fruit salad. Photograph: Geoff Abbott/Corbis Simon Capewell, professor of public health and policy at Liverpool University, says we...

Guardian, 23:47 in Health
 


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