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Diabetes emergency helpline rang for ages and then put me on voicemail

Diabetes emergency helpline rang for ages and then put me on voicemail

My husband has type 1 diabetes. In December 2017 I bought a diabetes medical ID card from Diabetes.co.uk, which came with a yearly subscription to Alert ID services where you can register emergency medical and next-of-kin contact details. If needed,...

yesterday, 07:11 in Business
 
Anaesthetists say patients at risk after flawed oxygen guidelines

Anaesthetists say patients at risk after flawed oxygen guidelines

Patients may have been placed at risk of serious harm because of flawed advice to administer highly concentrated oxygen after surgery, leading anaesthetists have said. The concerns relate to World Health Organization guidelines to administer 80%...

yesterday, 07:05 in World News
 
Study of Brazil favela stricken by Zika shows dengue may protect against virus

Study of Brazil favela stricken by Zika shows dengue may protect against virus

Scientists studying the 2015 Zika outbreak in Brazil have discovered that people previously exposed to dengue may have been protected from the virus. Three-quarters of the inhabitants of a favela in the country’s north-east caught the mosquito-borne...

yesterday, 07:05 in World News
 
Monday’s best TV: Growing Up Gifted; Cold Feet

Monday’s best TV: Growing Up Gifted; Cold Feet

Growing Up Gifted 9pm, BBC Two This long-term documentary project on social mobility picks up a year on, revisiting gifted but disadvantaged children from Hartlepool to Harlesden, all of whom are preparing for their GCSEs. They are lovely, resilient...

yesterday, 06:56 in Showbiz
 

Monday briefing: Facebook branded 'digital gangster'

Top story: Urgent need for social media regulation, say MPs Hello, it’s Warren Murray shaking the tree of news to see what falls out. Mark Zuckerberg’s social network deliberately broke privacy and competition law and must be brought under regulation,...

yesterday, 06:38 in World News
 
Do we need an Only Fools and Horses musical? Of course we do, you plonker!

Do we need an Only Fools and Horses musical? Of course we do, you plonker!

Back in 1991, Peckham’s leading entrepreneur Boycie paid a visit to one of Peckham’s not so leading entrepreneurs in Nelson Mandela House, SE15. He wasn’t happy to be in Derek “Del Boy” Trotter’s flat, and not just because of the horrible carpet,...

yesterday, 06:22 in Art & Culture
 
Former union boss Dave Hanna's alleged rape victim texted friend for help, court told

Former union boss Dave Hanna's alleged rape victim texted friend for help, court told

A woman who claims the former CFMEU boss Dave Hanna raped her following a night out allegedly messaged a friend shortly before the incident asking her to “save me”. The union figure is accused of forcing himself on the woman at her apartment in the...

yesterday, 06:19 in World News
 
Burned out and overwhelmed: should you embrace the joy of no?

Burned out and overwhelmed: should you embrace the joy of no?

What brings you joy? It is a question that is hard to avoid these days, as joy seems to be the new buzzword. It is on the cover of two new books, The Joy of No (#Jono) by Debbie Chapman, published at the end of last year, and The Joy of Missing Out,...

yesterday, 06:11 in Science &Technology
 
Firefighters worry they are being 'stitched up' by Grenfell inquiry

Firefighters worry they are being 'stitched up' by Grenfell inquiry

Firefighters fear they are being “stitched up” in the Grenfell Tower inquiry because their role has already been heavily scrutinised yet conclusions about the fire’s causes are not likely to be drawn until at least three years after the disaster that...

yesterday, 06:03 in World News
 
Five killed in Kashmir gun battle, say police

Five killed in Kashmir gun battle, say police

Four Indian soldiers and a civilian have been killed in a firefight in disputed Kashmir, a police official has said, as India launched a hunt for suspected members of an Islamist militant group that killed 44 Indian paramilitary police last week. A...

yesterday, 06:03 in World News
 
Jacinda Ardern disputes reports of diplomatic tensions with China

Jacinda Ardern disputes reports of diplomatic tensions with China

New Zealand’s prime minister has taken the unusual step of fact-checking reports about her country’s relationship with China, following months of growing tension between the two nations. Jacinda Ardern opened her weekly media briefing with a statement...

yesterday, 05:21 in World News
 
Credibility of Catholic church at stake in sexual abuse summit

Credibility of Catholic church at stake in sexual abuse summit

More than 100 senior Roman Catholic bishops from around the world will gather in Rome this week for a summit Pope Francis has called to address clerical sexual abuse – the most serious crisis in the church since the Reformation, according to a...

yesterday, 05:11 in World News
 
'I believe Putin': Trump dismissed US advice on North Korea threat, says McCabe

'I believe Putin': Trump dismissed US advice on North Korea threat, says McCabe

A former FBI acting director has alleged Donald Trump dismissed advice from his own security agencies on the threat posed by North Korea’s missiles, saying “I don’t care. I believe Putin.” Andrew McCabe made the claims in an interview with 60 Minutes,...

yesterday, 04:05 in World News
 
Bloated, jumbled and too long: where now for the Big Bash?

Bloated, jumbled and too long: where now for the Big Bash?

As the Renegades beat the Stars in the Big Bash final on Sunday, there was a general sense of “at last”. Less that a Melbourne team had broken the city’s title drought, but because the competition was over. The persistent response from punters and...

yesterday, 03:31 in Sport
 
US asked Japan to nominate Trump for Nobel peace prize – report

US asked Japan to nominate Trump for Nobel peace prize – report

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe nominated Donald Trump for the Nobel peace prize late last year only after receiving a request from the US government to do so, the Asahi newspaper reported on Sunday. The report follows Trump’s claim on Friday that...

yesterday, 03:08 in World News
 


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