Horsemeat scandal: Birds Eye recalls three beef ready meals »

By Lauren Grice Birds Eye has announced a recall of three of its beef ready meals after DNA testing revealed the presence of horsemeat in one of its products.

War veterans to see £11 million care funding boost
16 Feb
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

War veterans to see £11 million care funding boost »

By Gerald Heneghan War veterans are set to benefit from an £11 million boost in funding for the NHS.

Richard III’s skeleton found in Leicester car park
4 Feb
2013
Written by LauraMoulden

Richard III’s skeleton found in Leicester car park »

By Laura Moulden A skeleton found underneath a car park in Leicester has been confirmed as belonging to king Richard III.

UK military warned over cyber-attack threat
9 Jan
2013
Written by GeraldHeneghan

UK military warned over cyber-attack threat »

By Gerald Heneghan The UK’s armed forces have been warned over the potential threats presented by cyber-attacks.

UK’s first hand transplant completed at Leeds hospital »

By Gerald Heneghan The UK’s first hand transplant operation has been successfully accomplished at Leeds General Infirmary.

Microsoft Slams ‘weak’ FTC Google Verdict »

By Gerald Heneghan Microsoft has criticised a recent ruling from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Google’s business practices as “weak”.

New wet-tech craze ‘iBathing’
16 Sep
2011
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New wet-tech craze ‘iBathing’ »

OVER two million Brits are so addicted to Facebook and Twitter they can’t even take a bath without their smartphone or iPad, a new study has revealed. Even when we are supposed to be switched off and enjoying a relaxing soak, many of us simply have to be connected, the survey found. A poll showed [...]

Hershey shows how cocoa may aid weight management
6 May
2011
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Hershey shows how cocoa may aid weight management »

Scientists working with US chocolate giant Hershey claim they have discovered that extracts from Cocoa my block carbohydrate and lipid breakdown in the gut in a way that aids weight management. The team from the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition and the Pennsylvania State University have reported that polyphenols from cocoa inhibited various digestive [...]

April could be the hottest since records began 350 years ago
2 May
2011
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April could be the hottest since records began 350 years ago »

Many parts of Britain has basked in one of the hottest, and driest, Aprils on record and the weathermen have said there are early indications that the past month could be the hottest since records began 350 years ago. The Met Office have recorded the average temperature in Manchester, Bristol and London combined since 1659 [...]

Man nearly loses arm after catching flesh eating bug from terrapin
14 Apr
2011
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Man nearly loses arm after catching flesh eating bug from terrapin »

A HAIRDRESSER nearly died after he caught a lethal flesh-eating infection from his pet terrapin. David Lynch was on the verge of losing his arm when the fatal bacteria spread all over his body. The bug got into a small cut on his finger while he cleaned out the terrapin’s tank at his men’s hairdressers [...]

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