Bobby Robson to undergo cancer surgery

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 Former England football manager, Bobby Robson CBE, will undergo surgery to remove a tumour on his brain today. Bobby Robson is 73-years-old, and has managed various soccer teams such as England, Newcastle United, Ipswich, Barcelona, PSV Eindhoven, Fulham, Sporting Lisbon and FC Porto. Currently, he is employed as a consultant for the Republic of Ireland team, […]

British Chancellor George Osborne downgrades growth forecast in annual budget

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivered the budget today, an annually-held audit of the country’s finances deciding how taxpayers’ money should be spent. He set out plans to boost the housing market in his fourth budget, as well as stating the economy will grow by 0.6% — half his prediction four months ago. […]

UK company “seriously considering” GPS tracking devices in school uniforms

Saturday, August 25, 2007 The leading supplier of school uniforms in the United Kingdom, Lancashire-based manufacturer Trutex, has announced it is “seriously considering” including GPS tracking devices in future ranges of its uniform products after conducting an online survey of both parents and children. “As a direct result of the survey, we are now seriously considering incorporating a [tracking] device […]

Category:Health

This is the category for Health. See also the Health Portal. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 27 July 2017: Publisher withdraws book about Nelson Mandela’s final days after family complaint 28 April 2017: Shrink-wrapped sheep survive: Researchers say ‘Biobag’ artificial uterus, successful on lambs, may one day be suitable for use on premature human babies 16 April […]

Anti-ACTA activists protest across Europe

Sunday, February 12, 2012 Guy Fawkes masks were on display in cities across Europe yesterday as part of a protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), an international trade agreement on copyright and intellectual property that opponents believe will limit free speech online. Organisers of the protest said about 100,000 people turned up in German cities such as Berlin, Cologne, […]

Two dead in Michigan college shooting

Friday, April 10, 2009 Two people are dead at a Michigan, United States community college in what police are calling a murder-suicide on Friday, the Detroit Free Press reports. The victims, a 28-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman, were found in the Fine Arts Building of Henry Ford Community College in Dearborn, Michigan. The Free Press reports that the suspected […]

U.S. President Obama’s farewell address focuses on accomplishment

Thursday, January 12, 2017 United States President Barack Obama gave his official farewell address on Tuesday night from McCormick Place in Chicago, reflecting on personal and national accomplishments. This is expected to be his last major speech before officially handing the reins to president-elect Donald Trump on January 20. “Its why GIs gave their lives at Omaha Beach and Iwo […]