May 1, 2019

Type 2 diabetes: Four snacks that could help lower blood sugar

TYPE 2 DIABETES is a condition which causes a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high, and left untreated it can lead to serious health complications. But a person’s blood sugar levels could be controlled through eating certain snacks.
May 1, 2019

Metro Bank blunder sparked business cash exodus

Metro Bank has revealed damage to profits, deposits and its capital buffers in the wake of a major accounting error.
May 1, 2019

Fed ignores Trump plea for rate cut of 1%

The Federal Reserve has dismissed Donald Trump's call for a cut in interest rates to help the US economy.
May 1, 2019

Queen ‘in favour’ of Kate Middleton & Meghan Markle weddings due to Sarah Ferguson split?

QUEEN ELIZABETH II, as the head of the monarchy, must give permission for some members of the Royal Family to get married. After Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew divorced in 1996, a royal expert has shared some insight into why the Queen may have been ...
May 1, 2019

Hornby on menu as Wagamama-owner’s new chief

Andy Hornby, the former HBOS chief executive, is to end a decade-long absence from the London stock market by becoming the next boss of The Restaurant Group (TRG), the owner of Wagamama and Garfunkel’s.
May 1, 2019

Sophie, Countess of Wessex: What is her engagement ring worth? How it differs to Fergie’s

SOPHIE, COUNTESS OF WESSEX and Prince Edward announced their engagement in 1999, and married a matter of months later. What engagement ring does the royal wear, and how much is it worth?
May 1, 2019

State pension age rises in five days – how to check your UK state pension age

STATE pension age has risen a number of times in recent years, and this month, it will continue to increase. What is the current state pension age, and how can you work out when you’ll be able to get the state pension?
May 1, 2019

Porto goalkeeper Casillas suffers heart attack, taken to hospital – club statement

Spain's World Cup winning captain Iker Casillas, 37, suffered a heart attack while training with his team Porto on Wednesday and was taken to hospital, the Portuguese club said in a statement, adding that the goalkeeper's life was not in danger.
May 1, 2019

Olympic champion Semenya loses appeal over testosterone rules

Olympic 800-metres champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday lost her appeal against rules that mean middle distance female athletes with high natural levels of testosterone must take medication to reduce it.
May 1, 2019

Factbox – South African athlete Semenya loses appeal against testosterone rule

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against regulations that restrict testosterone levels in female athletes.
May 1, 2019

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your hands that could signal the condition

VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, so recognising the symptoms of the condition is very important. One sign which has been linked to a lack the vitamin can appear in the hands.
May 1, 2019

The Drum is just what this election campaign needs

The ABC’s weeknight current affairs and news analysis hour bypasses smack-down shouting matches and partisan braying.