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The Duke of Cambridge is to welcome football officials from across Europe for Uefa's 37th annual congress being staged in London. William, who is president of English football's governing body the Football Association (FA), will follow Uefa president Mic
“Scientists create new flu vaccine that works against many different strains of the virus,” The Independent reports. This headline, and several others like it, is based on early stage research into the development of alternative flu vaccine technologies.
'Bad weather could raise your blood pressure and even kill you,' is the unnecessarily alarmist headline in the Daily Mail. It reports on a large, complex study that looked for any association between changes in weather and blood pressure rates. The resea
The remains of King Richard III, which were discovered under a city car park, were found in a hastily dug, untidy grave, researchers have revealed. Academics from the University of Leicester said the bones of the last Plantagenet king were placed in an o
The aptly-named Skoda Superb is the car that owners are most satisfied with, according to a survey. And another Skoda model - the Yeti - was second in the list compiled from owners' views by What Car? and information services company JD Power and Associa
Shoppers are visiting two or more supermarkets in the same trip and almost half are reducing food waste in efforts to save money, according to a study. Almost seven in 10 food and grocery shoppers (68%) said they were now prioritising saving money, the I
A woman and her 10-year-old daughter died after being poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes as they slept on a moored motor cruiser on Lake Windermere, initial findings of a marine accident investigation have indicated. Exhaust fumes from a generator, whose
A Briton arrested on suspicion of organised fraud has been found hanged in a French jail. John Steele, 38, was found by prison guards hanging in his cell on Tuesday, four days after he was remanded in custody. Steele, who had lived near Paris for some ye
The number of 16 to 18-year-olds not in school, work or training is at its lowest level for a decade, official figures show. New data revealed 152,000 youngsters were considered Neet - Not in Education, Employment or Training - in the first quarter of th
A mother-of-eight has been found guilty of fraudulently receiving more than £350,000 in benefits and tax credits by claiming some of her children had disabilities and conditions. Amanda Webber, 43, was responsible for one of the biggest single benefit fr
A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has been jailed for 12 years. Dr Davinder Jeet Bains, 46, used a secret camera hidden inside his watch as he assaulted more than two dozen women at a
A woman has been found guilty of fraudulently pocketing more than £350,000 in benefits and tax credits by claiming her children had disabilities and conditions. The mother, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was responsible for one of the biggest sin
Fans and players from Dewsbury's greatest hour turned up in force on Friday for a dinner celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 league championship win. Squad members from the famous team that ousted Leeds to lift the cup were in attendance as
Damian Lewis and Benedict Cumberbatch are among the British stars flying the flag at the 2013 American Critics' Choice Television Awards. The two actors, who have already picked up numerous awards, have been honoured with nominations for their performanc
Love was in the air both on and off-stage on Saturday as a musical ended with a real-life marriage proposal. The audience of Batley Amateur Thespian Society’s production of High Society got a surprise ending when Chris Sheard proposed to his leading lady
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