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Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS

November 18, 2017 2:17 am0 comments
Social care: MPs seek cross-party group to 'sustain' NHS

Ninety MPs have signed a letter calling on the prime minister to set up a cross-party convention on the future of the NHS and social care in England. They say a non-partisan debate is needed to deliver a “sustainable settlement”. The letter to Theresa May and Chancellor Philip Hammond said […]

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Verso Group data hoarder fined by UK watchdog

November 2, 2017 10:57 pm0 comments
Verso Group data hoarder fined by UK watchdog

A company that specialises in asking the public to take part in “surveys” in which the answers are then used to target respondents with unsolicited marketing calls has been fined. An investigation found Verso Group had not been clear about what it was doing. The Hertfordshire-based company came to regulators’ […]

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E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

October 25, 2017 3:19 am0 comments
E-cigarettes: Cross-party group of MPs launches inquiry

MPs are to carry out an inquiry into e-cigarettes amid concerns there are “significant gaps” in what is known about them and how they are regulated. The science and technology committee will look at their effectiveness as a stop-smoking tool and the impact of their growing use on health. Nearly […]

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Branson's Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One

October 12, 2017 9:44 am0 comments
Branson's Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One

The Virgin investment group has taken an undisclosed stake in Hyperloop One, one of several companies trying to create a pod-based transport system. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Virgin’s founder, Sir Richard Branson, is joining the Los Angeles-based firm’s board as part of the deal, and […]

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More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

September 13, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

All pregnant women who go into labour too soon should be given antibiotics to protect their baby from a potentially deadly infection called Group B Strep (GBS), say new guidelines. Hundreds of newborn babies a year in the UK catch it. With prompt treatment, most can make a full recovery. […]

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Sigurdsson stunner sees Everton into Europa group stage

August 24, 2017 9:58 pm0 comments
Sigurdsson stunner sees Everton into Europa group stage

Gylfi Sigurdsson marked his first Everton start with a stunning 50-yard strike as Ronald Koeman’s side reached the Europa League group stage at the expense of Hajduk Split. Leading 2-0 from the first leg, Everton hopes looked shaky when Josip Radosevic unleashed a wonderful, swerving shot from 35 yards beyond […]

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Champions League: Tottenham drawn against holders Real Madrid in group stage

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Champions League: Tottenham drawn against holders Real Madrid in group stage

Tottenham will face holders Real Madrid in the group stage of the Champions League. Spurs have been drawn in Group H alongside Spanish side Real, German giants Borussia Dortmund and Apoel. The draw pits the Premier League runners-up against Wales winger Gareth Bale, who left Spurs for Real in a […]

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Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

August 22, 2017 11:10 am0 comments
Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

Celtic completed an 8-4 aggregate win to reach the Champions League group stage despite losing in Astana. Leading 5-0 from the first leg, Brendan Rodgers’ side fell behind on the night when Dimitri Shomko’s shot was diverted into the net by Kristoffer Ajer. Scott Sinclair’s stylish curling shot gave Celtic […]

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Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

May 10, 2017 3:27 am0 comments
Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

England have been drawn with France and Argentina in a tough Pool C for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Scotland and Ireland are in Pool A, alongside the hosts. Wales will face Australia in a repeat of the 2015 tournament, where both sides beat hosts England to qualify […]

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Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

April 30, 2017 8:28 am0 comments
Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests. Scientists say it could be because higher levels of a blood-clotting protein is present in people with A, B and AB blood. The findings could help doctors better understand who is at […]

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