December 8, 2020

Black market meds: how nuclear analysis can fight trafficking of counterfeit medicines

Trafficking of counterfeit medicines is on the rise, with Interpol seizing £10.4m of counterfeit COVID related products in March 2020
December 8, 2020

Christmas lights sales up 238% as households put up decorations early

Sales of Christmas lights have more than tripled as consumers planned to put their festive decorations early, according to retail industry data.
December 8, 2020

Zuckerberg ‘threatened to pull UK investment amid regulation row’

Matt Hancock appeared to offer to "water down regulation" during a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg in which the Facebook founder said the company was considering not investing in the UK, according to a report.
December 8, 2020

Former ITN boss Carver lined up as interim Ofcom chair

A former chair of ITN is being lined up as the interim chair of Ofcom, the media regulator, after a months-long delay in advertising the permanent role.
December 8, 2020

PM: Brexit trade deal ‘looking very, very difficult at the moment’

Boris Johnson has said the conclusion of a Brexit trade deal is "looking very, very difficult at the moment" as he prepares for a make-or-break visit to Brussels.
December 8, 2020

Christopher Nolan hits out at Warner Bros over shock streaming plans

Director Christopher Nolan has hit out at Warner Bros, the Hollywood studio he has supplied blockbusters to for almost 20 years, over its recently revealed streaming release plans.
December 8, 2020

UK jobs outlook weakest in Europe as retail and hospitality slump

Britain's jobs outlook is the weakest in Europe according to a survey by recruitment firm Manpower.
December 8, 2020

India farmers stage nationwide strike over controversial new laws

Farmers have gone on strike across India in a dispute over new agriculture laws, with thousands continuing to block key roads on the edge of New Delhi in protest.
December 8, 2020

Diabetes type 2: Worst alcoholic drinks for keeping blood sugar levels in check

DIABETES type 2 can be tricky to navigate during the festive season - a time when getting jolly means drinking more alcohol than usual. Certain alcoholic drinks can cause blood sugar levels to drop, which can have serious consequences - here are the wo...
December 7, 2020

Taking fenugreek extract daily led to ‘significant’ improvements in hair growth

HAIR loss can be a puzzling affair, with long-lasting solutions hard to come by. Research hints at the promise of natural products to restore hair growth, such as fenugreek extract.
December 7, 2020

Kate Middleton and William body language sees them ‘battle freezing cold’ on UK tour

KATE, DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE and Prince William are on a whirlwind tour of the UK to thank frontline workers for their efforts during the pandemic. According to a body language expert, the royal couple overcame the bitter weather on Monday to "allow thei...
December 7, 2020

Coronavirus: Multivitamins and probiotics may have a ‘protective effect’ against covid

CORONAVIRUS vaccine rollout starts in less than 24 hours, marking the beginning of the end of the pandemic. While the long and arduous process of inoculation gets underway, data suggests taking multivitamins and a couple of other supplements may offer ...