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March 14, 2018 4:06 PM Two-fold rise in ice-related admissions

The burden of ice addiction is spreading through entire hospitals, not just the emergency wards, as more users seek treatment for drug-induced psychosis and other health problems, new research suggests. Analysis of patient data from Sydney's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital has identified an alarming three-fold increase in the number of hospital-based psychiatric

March 14, 2018 3:05 PM Feb wholesale prices up 0.2 pct; inflation nips producers

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. wholesale prices rose 0.2 percent in February, a sign that inflation is beginning to blip higher for producers even if consumers have yet to feel its pinch. A pickup in wholesale services prices offset a drop in the cost of food and energy. The Labor Department said Wednesday that the February increase in its producer price index

March 12, 2018 6:55 AM 'You would add to the debt!' BBC presenter SHREDS Labour frontbencher's economy plans

BBC presenter John Pienaar ripped into Labour Party frontbencher Rebecca Long-Bailey and pointed out she could not dispute Labour would add to Britain's current debt. Philip Hammond has claimed the economy is “at a turning point” and after eight years of poor growth adding he is confident “that there is light at the end of the tunnel”. Speaking on BBC Radio 18

March 10, 2018 10:17 AM Reverse psychology fails to work on broken zip

PRETENDING you are not bothered about a zip being stuck on a jacket fails to fix it, research has confirmed. The Institute of Studies found that, despite working on other things, such as idiot colleagues, reverse psychology failed to work on zips. Professor Henry Brubaker said: “You could try reverse psychology on a zip by saying ‘Oh, that’s just fine. I didn’t 9

March 7, 2018 3:22 PM The drug capitals of Europe: Barcelona tops the list for cocaine use and Amsterdam for MDMA, reveals an analysis of wastewater (and where do you think the worst for crystal meth is?)

Barcelona is the cocaine capital of Europe, scientists today revealed. The Spanish city, famous for its glorious weather, topped the charts in an analysis of drug-use across the continent. Just one British city made the list of the 10 worst offenders for cocaine use, with Bristol coming in at sixth. London did not feature in this year's list, compiled 14

March 7, 2018 2:31 PM Royal Institution to perform science show in Cricklade

THE Royal Institution is visiting Cricklade Manor Prep School to present a show about energy to pupils and parents. The Energy LIVE show will feature lots of experiments and demonstrations, and is based on the Royal Institution's inspirational Christmas Lectures. First, it will be performed exclusively for pupils during the school day on Tuesday March 7

March 5, 2018 1:25 PM Manchester City are only the SIXTH most dominant team in Europe based on shots in opposition box compared to attempts conceded in their own...but who tops the list instead?

Manchester City may be 18 points clear at the top of the Premier League, EFL Cup winners and set for the last eight of the Champions League - but by one measure, they are far from Europe's dominant side. Research by the CIES Football Observatory has looked at clubs across the continent, pairing the number of shots they have had in the opposition area, compared 14

March 5, 2018 12:00 AM Shock tax raid on pensions sees millions hit with massive bills

MILLIONS face poverty in retirement because they fail to take tax advice before plundering their pension pot. The Treasury is pocketing a £5billion windfall from unsuspecting savers in extra taxes following freedoms over retirement cash launched in 2015. Many people have chosen to drawdown their savings as they are no longer obliged to buy an annuity 7

March 3, 2018 2:03 AM Most over-60s are living in areas with illegal levels of air pollution which is fuelling heart attacks, cancer, lung disease and stress

The majority of older people are living in areas with illegal levels of air pollution, putting their health at risk, research has revealed. More than seven million people aged 60 and over live in places which breached air quality limits in 2015. The Chief Medical Officer yesterday warned that Brits were being put at risk by a ‘daily cocktail’ of diesel 3

March 1, 2018 5:26 AM From bread to muesli and sliced cheese: The BEST homebrand products revealed

Shopping with a keen eye for a bargain can make a huge difference when it comes to making savings on the weekly grocery bill. And research backs this up, with figures from Canstar Blue showing 65 per cent of Aussie are buying home-brand supermarket products over traditional brands. Speaking on Sunrise, dietitian Susie Burrell said she believes that it's entirely 1