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February 22, 2018 9:53 AM Boko Haram attack: Nigerian military 'rescue 76 schoolgirls and recover two bodies'

THE Nigerian military rescued 76 schoolgirls and recovered the bodies of two others on Wednesday, after the students went missing during a Boko Haram attack on a village, according to reports. Police and state officials said on Wednesday that there was no evidence that the girls had been abducted, though the Yobe government later said in a statement 12

February 22, 2018 12:05 AM Deaths from heart attack figures `should be wake-up call´

Progress in reducing heart attack deaths is stalling, a leading charity has warned. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) said that strides in reducing deaths from coronary heart disease (CHD), the leading cause of heart attacks, were slowing down. The charity found that in 2016, 22,615 people under the age of 75 died from CHD across the UK. Analysis by the BHF concluded 2

February 20, 2018 10:00 AM Lab not accredited when smear test errors were found

A laboratory which wrongly gave the all clear to women’s smear tests was still waiting to be accredited by a national standards body at the time, it has emerged. A total of 2,500 smear tests carried out by the Pathology First lab in Bentalls, Basildon, are being retested after diagnostic errors were made. The lab tests a range of samples for Southend 9

February 16, 2018 6:38 PM Voracious supermassive black holes much bigger than thought are wiping out entire galaxies

Nasa has found that the biggest black holes are expanding far quicker than previously thought. The rate that 'supermassive' black holes - huge celestial bodies at the centre of large galaxies - are growing outstrips the pace at which their galaxies can form new stars. This means that many of the universe's biggest black holes are far larger than first 7

February 15, 2018 12:26 AM Alex McLeish meets SFA board and makes personal pitch for second stint as Scotland boss

Alex McLeish has made a personal pitch for the Scotland job to the SFA hierachy. McLeish is itching for another chance to manage the national team after Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill and Walter Smith ruled themselves out of the running. And the 59-year-old met with members of the SFA board to formally discuss the role on Wednesday. The odds-on 14

February 13, 2018 5:31 PM Face to face with a rapist: The man who admits #IHave

A man prompted by the #MeToo movement to admit on social media that he raped a woman decades ago has spoken to Sky News. Here was someone willing to own up to doing the very thing we are all talking about; sexual assault. We found him because he was prompted by the growing #MeToo movement to post #IHave on social media. We chose to make him anonymous 1

February 12, 2018 12:05 PM After Katie Price campaign government may soon consider criminalising online trolling

A code of conduct may soon be introduced to target social media trolls in the UK. Online trolling might soon become a criminal offence in the UK as Justice Secretary David Gauke has revealed that the government will conduct a review of online laws to provide a safer internet experience. This comes after television personality Katie Price called for stricter 13

February 8, 2018 3:46 PM Changing the pilotsAirbus executives get swept away by a corruption investigation

A management shake-out may reawaken national rivalries at the European aerospace giant “THE success of Airbus is intimately linked to the success of John,” says Eric Schulz, successor to John Leahy, who has been chief salesman for the planemaker since 1994. Mr Leahy’s aggressive strategy to gain orders expanded Airbus’s market share for civil jets from 18% in 1994 to over 50%. Salesmen 13

February 2, 2018 10:14 AM At least 90 migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes off Libya

Most of those on board are thought to have been Pakistanis, who have been taking more and more places on migrant boats. Olivia Headon, from the International Organisation for Migration, said most of those on board were Pakistanis. "They have given an estimate of 90 who drowned during the capsize, but we still have to verify the exact number of people 19

February 1, 2018 11:54 AM Astronauts don't eat enough because food floats in their stomachs

Poor appetites in space first blamed on space motion sickness New theories on why astronauts eat less and lose weight in space have been revealed by Nasa. The weight-loss happens within 24 hours of launch and astronauts can lose up to 6lbs in orbit. It has been long assumed that astronauts were eating up to 70% less in space than they would on Earth 26