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Five new medicines to be fast-tracked annually to NHS patients

November 2, 2017 10:57 pm0 comments
Five new medicines to be fast-tracked annually to NHS patients

The government has announced a plan to speed up the time it takes for new, life-changing medicines to reach patients. From April 2018, around five drugs or devices will be selected by a panel of experts for fast-tracking each year. This could mean they are available up to four years […]

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Thor out of five: Marvel's latest has critics raving

October 20, 2017 5:32 pm0 comments
Thor out of five: Marvel's latest has critics raving

Thor is back on the big screen, and the critics seem pretty happy about it. According to the Daily Telegraph, Thor: Ragnarok is one of the Marvel Studios’ “best films to date… funny, charming, dazzling [and] gorgeously designed.” The film, says Variety, is “easily the best of the three Thor […]

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Five times Clive Davis changed the course of music

October 4, 2017 1:52 am0 comments
Five times Clive Davis changed the course of music

If it wasn’t for Clive Davis, you might never have heard of Bruce Springsteen. The singer was still a rookie when he stood in Davis’s office in 1972 and played his heart out. “This was like the biggest days of my life,” Springsteen later recalled. Davis signed him on the […]

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Five things we learned at Later with Jools Holland's 25th birthday

September 22, 2017 7:32 pm0 comments
Five things we learned at Later with Jools Holland's 25th birthday

Later… with Jools Holland turns 25 this year, after more than 350 shows and over a thousand musical guests. To celebrate, the programme abandoned its home in Maidstone for a gala concert at the Royal Albert Hall. Among the guests were Foo Fighters, Van Morrison, Dizzee Rascal and Malian band […]

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Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category five storm

September 18, 2017 9:26 pm0 comments
Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category five storm

Media playback is unsupported on your device Hurricane Maria, strengthened to a “potentially catastrophic” category five storm, has torn into the Caribbean island of Dominica with sustained winds of 260km/h (160mph). Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit posted on Facebook that his roof had been torn off and he was “at the […]

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Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

September 13, 2017 12:23 am0 comments
Celtic suffer worst ever home loss in Europe as PSG score five

Celtic sustained their heaviest ever home European defeat as Neymar led the way for Paris St-Germain in the Champions League group-stage opener. The world’s most expensive player coolly finished and then had a hand in PSG’s second, which was finished emphatically by Kylian Mbappe. Edinson Cavani converted a penalty for […]

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Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

August 14, 2017 3:06 pm0 comments
Ronaldo banned for five matches after pushing referee in win over Barcelona

Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two yellow cards and a further four for pushing the referee in […]

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How Jay-Z sold a million albums in five days

July 6, 2017 10:53 am1 comment
How Jay-Z sold a million albums in five days

Jay-Z’s latest album, 4:44, has been certified platinum less than a week after it was released – reflecting sales of one million copies in the US. On the face of it, this is hugely impressive. In the space of just five days, Jay-Z has landed the sixth biggest-selling album of […]

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Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special

June 3, 2017 3:28 am0 comments
Election 2017: Five key things about the Question Time special

Media playback is unsupported on your device Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn faced a grilling from members of the public in a BBC Question Time election special. Here are five key takeaways. 1. The audience was on fire It might not have been the head-to-head many people wanted – which […]

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Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

May 13, 2017 2:00 am0 comments
Smartphones that charge in five minutes 'could arrive next year'

Smartphones with batteries that fully charge in five minutes could be available to consumers next year. The technology was first shown off in 2015, when Israeli start-up StoreDot demonstrated its FlashBattery at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Chief executive Doron Myersdorf told the BBC it is now expected […]

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