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June 21, 2018 1:41 AM Number of elderly people with cancer to soar by 80% over next two decades

There is already a significant gap in survival rates between the UK and the world's best performing countries for cancer care. About 130,000 people over the age of 75 currently get some form of the disease in the UK each year, but Cancer Research UK has predicted that it could soar to 234,000 by 2035 as a result of an ageing population. With a significant 6

June 20, 2018 11:52 PM ‘Sign up to save parks’ charter call

A CHARTER to safeguard the UK’s parks and open spaces was unveiled last night. The Keep Britain Tidy charter calls on Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland’s leaders to champion parks and green spaces to halt and reverse their decline. It comes as research published today by public sector union Unison reveals that more than £15million 6

June 20, 2018 3:45 PM From The Prince of Wales in London to The Railway in Manchester: The most popular pub names for each UK county and Ireland revealed

If you thought that every other pub in Britain seems to be called The Red Lion, you wouldn't be far wrong. A new infographic that lists the most popular names for pubs in each UK county and Ireland reveals that The Red Lion is, overall, the most common one. You'll see it on 517 pub signs and it's the most popular pub name in several counties including 5

June 20, 2018 4:23 AM 'It's going to be a cracking show!' Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins drops big teaser on the upcoming new season of The Bachelor

The upcoming season of The Bachelor isn't set to air until later this year. But Australia's next Bachelor, Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins has dropped a teaser on what viewers can expect. Speaking to The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday, the 30-year-old sports star revealed that the upcoming series will be quite 'funny'. Without spoiling too much, Nick says 'there 5

June 19, 2018 12:37 PM Grenfell inquiry sees footage of source of the fire

A temperature reading shows 263C as the firefighters stand in the doorway of the kitchen, trying to put the fire out. Footage captured by a body-worn thermal imaging camera was played to the inquiry during a presentation by professor Niamh Nic Daeid, director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee. Crew manager 6

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this? It's no wonder demand for air conditioning systems is going through the roof. The energy they consume is likely 7

June 18, 2018 11:06 AM New York state to lead new offshore wind research effort

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state will lead a new offshore wind research and development effort. The new group will be known as the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium. Officials say the group will be funded with an $18.5 million grant from the federal Department of Energy. When launched, the group will bring together energy researchers 4

June 15, 2018 11:35 AM Davina McCall pays tribute to ‘matriarch of our family’

She wrote on Instagram: “Our lovely Pippy died peacefully in her sleep on Monday at 98 years old. “She was the matriarch of our family. The glue that kept us all together. She was like a mother to me… and a rock for so many people in their times of need.” The Long Lost Family host, who has spoken in the past of her difficult relationship with her own mother 2

June 15, 2018 11:11 AM Ready to eat salads are 'dangerously salty' with some containing the recommended amount for an entire day

Salads may seem like a healthy option –but some offered in restaurants are 'dangerously salty', a report has warned. One salad from high street takeaway chain Abokado contained as much salt as 14 packets of ready salted crisps. And one from popular restaurant chain Nando's contained more salt than six KFC chicken pieces, according to the research 2

June 15, 2018 5:03 AM Mytham Primary School celebrates 50 years

The Mayor of Bolton Cllr Elaine Sherrington attended the anniversary event where she saw pupils from all year groups acros the school performing dances to the music of everything from the Beatles to Abba and beyond. The mayor saw a parade of the children including her own grandchildren William and Edward Simpkins who are pupils at the school. She also unveiled 2