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 [...]

Obama made an emotional return to Ground Zero
6 May
2011
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Obama made an emotional return to Ground Zero »

Days after the killing of Osama bin Laden, US President Barack Obama has made an emotional return to Ground Zero to lay a wreath to commemorate the people killed in the 9/11 atrocity. The tribute at the site of the World Trade Centre was the focus of the President’s visit to New York, arranged in [...]

Body found in a suitcase
6 May
2011
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Body found in a suitcase »

A PRETTY blonde girl was found murdered and wrapped in cling film inside her own suitcase, a court has heard. Details about the grim discovery of 24-year-old Sylwia Ciapcinska’s body were revealed as the trial of the man accused of her murder began yesterday/Tuesday at Birmingham Crown Court. Tomasz Sobczak, 29, is charged with killing [...]

Surgeon suspended for punching patient
6 May
2011
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Surgeon suspended for punching patient »

A CARDIAC surgeon has been suspended from a hospital for allegedly punching a sleeping patient, it was revealed today. Sources at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton say the specialist had previously operated on the man and saved his life. He was today facing a disciplinary hearing and the sack if the complaint is upheld. The [...]

MOONlight raid
6 May
2011
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MOONlight raid »

THIS is the moment when a burglar escaped with a TV during a night-time robbery – but almost lost his trousers. In the CCTV footage of the ‘MOONlight’ raid, the bald man, clad in a black jacket and black trousers, breaks through the glass door of a furniture shop. Using a rock, they hammer on [...]

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