HMCS St. John’s to head to Mediterranean Sea to participate in NATO operation

HMCS St. John’s to head to Mediterranean Sea to participate in NATO operation

A departure ceremony is being held on the Halifax waterfront today for the crew of HMCS St. John’s.HMCS St.John’s departs Halifax. @globalhalifax pic.twitter.com/6o2bLiU6Zt— Reynold Gregor (@reynoldgregor) January 16, 2018 The Royal Canadian Navy ship is headed to the Mediterranean Sea...
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Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson rejects Boris Johnson’s claim about Brexit financial benefits – Politics live

Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson rejects Boris Johnson’s claim about Brexit financial benefits – Politics live

Ken Clarke is one of the best speakers in the Commons. But even he couldn’t stop his Tory colleague Sir Desmond Swayne apparently nodding off in the EU withdrawal bill debate this afternoon. BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) .@DesmondSwayne MP just fell...
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Creative design for the disabled – and everybody else too

Creative design for the disabled – and everybody else too

Katherine Roth, The Associated PressPublished Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:12AM EST NEW YORK — From snazzy canes to tremor-proof spoons to a racing wheelchair, a new exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum highlights a surge in designs for....
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Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Cost legacy of decades-old NHS blunders begins to rise

Image copyright HORD FAMILYImage caption Thomas Hord’s family fought for seven years to win a six-figure payout for his life-long care needs NHS medical blunders dating back more than two decades are still costing millions of pounds a year in...
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The Memories in Dolores O’Riordan’s Fierce, Fragile Voice

The Memories in Dolores O’Riordan’s Fierce, Fragile Voice

Photo Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, performing in Dublin in 2000. The headiness of young female angst was central to the band. Credit Ferran Paredes/Reuters DUBLIN — If you watched MTV in the winter of 1994, it...
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Employers urged to ‘normalise’ menopause in the workplace

Employers urged to ‘normalise’ menopause in the workplace

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat’s the menopause really like? Employers need to do more to “normalise conversations” about the menopause in the workplace, say experts. The comments came after a BBC survey found 7...
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Lyon and Maddinson hand Stars a thrashing

Lyon and Maddinson hand Stars a thrashing

  shares Sydney Sixers 2 for 129 (Maddinson 62, Hughes 49*) beat Melbourne Stars 7 for 128 (Lyon 3-18, Abbott 2-35) by eight wicketsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Nathan Lyon and Nic Maddinson led Sydney Sixers to a hiding of Melbourne...
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Death of Cranberries star O’Riordan not suspicious – police

Death of Cranberries star O’Riordan not suspicious – police

DUBLIN (Reuters) – The death in London of Cranberries lead singer Dolores O‘Riordan is not being treated as suspicious, police said on Tuesday, as tributes flowed in for one of Ireland’s most successful artists. O‘Riordan, 46, was found dead in...
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Curbing junk food ads may cut rising obesity in teens

Curbing junk food ads may cut rising obesity in teens

By: IANS | London | Published: January 16, 2018 7:09 pm Curbing junk food ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer...
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Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified

Gene causing diabetes, low blood sugar levels identified

By: IANS | London | Published: January 16, 2018 6:43 pm Insulinomas tumours are typically caused by low blood sugar levels, in contrast to diabetes which leads to high blood sugar levels.(Source: File Photo) Researchers have identified a new gene...
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Rohingya refugees must be informed, consulted on returns to Myanmar: UN

Rohingya refugees must be informed, consulted on returns to Myanmar: UN

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United Nations called on Tuesday for Rohingya refugees who have fled to Bangladesh to be informed about conditions in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state before they are allowed to return voluntarily and in safety. Related posts...
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