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February 20, 2018 2:16 PM Japanese Company To Build Sustainable Skyscraper Made Out Of Wood

Japan will soon be home to something pretty remarkable, a 70-storey skyscraper made almost entirely out of wood. Designed by Sumitomo Forestry and the architecture firm Nikken Sekkei, the W350 tower will be a flagship of sustainability thanks to its unique construction that use some 185,000 square meters of wood. If that wasn’t enough, the skyscraper 5

February 20, 2018 10:26 AM Women Who Think They're Gluten Intolerant Could Have Ovarian Cancer, Charity Warns

Persistent bloating is a common symptom of the disease. Two thirds of women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer once the cancer has already spread, making it harder to treat. The research also showed that women over 55 – who are most likely to develop ovarian cancer – are least likely to google their symptoms. The charity said this could be leaving them at risk of a delayed 7

February 20, 2018 5:00 AM Marie Curie nurse gets a makeover as a way of saying 'thanks'

A MARIE Curie nurse has received a free makeover as a thank you to the charity and to help mark the launch of its biggest fundraising campaign. Marie Curie is best known for its nurses, who care for people at the end of their lives, in their own homes, allowing them to spend their last days where they most want to be, surrounded by their loved ones. Caroline 9

February 19, 2018 6:02 PM Drug-induced mental health problems lead to increase in hospital admissions

DRUG-induced mental health problems were behind more than 450 hospital admissions in Swindon last year. The number has doubled in four years. Swindon had the third highest rate in the south west of hospital admissions where patients have been diagnosed with drug-induced mental health problems. Excessive use of drugs like cannabis have been linked by doctors 8

February 19, 2018 2:22 PM Break from tradition at university graduation ceremony

THERE was a break from traditional gowns and mortar boards when Silvana Pelc-Wesoly took to the stage to receive her degree. Dressed as the computer game character Super Mario, Silvana hugged vice-chancellor Professor Debra Humphris before collecting her criminology and sociology BA(Hons) award. She was one of almost 1,000 who attended the university’s 5

February 19, 2018 1:28 PM Great Ormond Street Hospital 'may reverse decision to return £530,000 charity cash raised by the controversial Presidents Club'

Great Ormond Street children's hospital may keep a £530,000 donation from the controversial 'Presidents Club' whose gala saw hostesses groped and propositioned by male businessmen. The six-figure sum was raised by the controversial club - made up of high-flyers from the property industry and top City figures - between 2009 and 2016 before it disbanded 1

February 18, 2018 9:15 AM Bardot's biggest secrets revealed! From a 'meddling manager trying to break them up' to jealousy and 'bad blood' between the girls

Former Bardot band member Katie Underwood has shared some of the band's biggest secrets. In an interview with, the 42-year-old spoke about her shock departure from the group, her belief that one manager tried to break them up, and the jealousy and 'bad blood' between the members that eventually saw the Popstars' girlband call it quits after

February 18, 2018 9:12 AM Mother urges the NHS to give her six-year-old son cannabis to stop him having up to 30 epileptic fits a day

A mother has made a heart-rending plea for the NHS to give her six-year-old son cannabis to treat his epilepsy. Alfie Dingley has a rare form of the condition, which causes him to suffer up to 30 fits a day. And although he has been successfully treated abroad with cannabis oil, he cannot be given the drug in Britain because it illegal. Alfie is the only boy in Britain

February 18, 2018 12:37 AM Bubba Watson and Graeme McDowell rekindle their best form at Genesis Open to set up Sunday shootout

Two gifted shotmakers who disappeared without trace last year have been thankfully found safe and well at the top of the leaderboard following the third round of the Genesis Open at Riviera. Welcome back, Bubba Watson and Graeme McDowell, and what a spectacular return it will be to the big time if one of them can hold their nerve on Sunday afternoon 6

February 16, 2018 7:38 PM Ex-Oxfam aid worker tells of sex assaults by colleagues

A former Oxfam aid worker has told the BBC she was sexually and physically abused by a senior male colleague while in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. The woman claims she was also sexually assaulted by another Oxfam worker after a party in South Sudan months later. She says she was "screaming for help" during the incident at her accommodation "but nobody 41