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Heart Attack Test Hugely Reduces Hospital Admissions

Heart Attack Test Hugely Reduces Hospital Admissions

There are many causes of chest pain: perhaps it's strained muscles or joint inflammation, pneumonia, a panic attack... or even a dreaded heart attack. The prospect of a heart attac ...

UK Womb Transplant Trials Given Go-Ahead

UK Womb Transplant Trials Given Go-Ahead

Thousands upon thousands of women are either born without a uterus or have it removed for health-related reasons. This has massive implications for their ability to have children, ...

Panic Over: PM says Free School Meals Won’t be Cut

Panic Over: PM says Free School Meals Won’t be Cut

Over the past couple of week, you might have heard something about free school meals and how the government plans to cut them in the next spending review, in November. This would m ...

Couple Serve “Recycled” Wedding Breakfast to Guests

Couple Serve “Recycled” Wedding Breakfast to Guests

When it comes to getting married, there are a number of approaches that couples can take. For example, there are those who like things traditional and "just so". And what about tho ...

England to Test Electric Motorways

England to Test Electric Motorways

Imagine being able to recharge your car as you drive down the road. Well, that possibility could become a reality for motorists in England if a scheme proposed by government agency ...

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

Jobs Market Opens Up for Young People

It's good news for apprentices and young people leaving school as more and more companies are looking to fill skills gaps in their workforces. This is according to the latest resea ...

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon in Style

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon in Style

Bailey Matthews is eight years old and from Doncaster in England, and a couple of weekends ago, he completed his first triathlon. This wonderful achievement becomes even more so wh ...

Point Blank Music College Wins Back Border Licence

Point Blank Music College in Hackney, London, has won back its licence to sponsor International students, after it had it revoked by the UK Border Agency  in March, thus forcing non-UK and non-EU students to find a new college or depart the United Kingdom. The Home Office agreed to reinstate the licence at the North London college after an inspection earlier this month showed that the institution has made s ...

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Training Teachers for a Better Tomorrow

More hands-on experience, less tuition costs, less written work. As part of a scheme that was introduced last year, this is what the government offers to people who are looking to train as teachers. School Direct was created to run alongside current teacher training programmes to help combat the worry of a teacher shortage. The government also hopes that the scheme will encourage more people to become inter ...

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Holidays in the UK

In recent decades, domestic tourism in the UK has fallen out of fashion in favour of countries that offer sunnier weather. However, UK residents are rediscovering the beauty of the UK as a positive side effect of the on-going global financial crisis. Holidays abroad have fallen outside the budget range of many citizens, and this has led to a resurgence in localised tourism.  Fittingly, this response to unst ...

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Fighting Back at Testicular Cancer

The male population in the United Kingdom affected by testicular cancer now has a higher chance of successfully fighting the disease, as chemotherapy treatment has lifted the survival rate to as high as 96%. According to the Cancer Research UK charity, testicular cancer might soon become a thing of the past as nearly all men diagnosed with the disease are able to get the right treatment and survive, before ...

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Better Lending to Small and Medium Businesses

The Bank of England has recently revealed that financial institutions across the country are lending more to small and medium-sized businesses as customers become more confident in approaching borrowing as a means to meet their capital requirements. According to the Bank of England, the latest statistics have shown a significant rise in the amount of loans offered by banks to small and medium-sized business ...

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OFT Investigate “Quick House Sale” Firms

So you’ve brought your own home and everything is wonderful,  but then you are offered a new job and have to relocate. You need to sell your house, and fast, so you decide to use a quick house sale firm because, after all, some companies have told you it could take as little as a week - all you have to do is knock a little off your asking price. It sounds like an amazing plan, but you haven’t been told the ...

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Barclays’ New Strategy Issues £5.8 Billion Worth of New Shares

Barclays Bank, Britain’s third largest financial institution, plans to issue £5.8 billion worth of new stock shares in an attempt to look up after its £12.8 billion capital shortfall, generated by new regulatory demands. The new financial strategy comes in accordance with the new capital requirements issued by Bank of England’s PRA, the Prudential Regulation Authority, whose target is to prevent institution ...

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