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September 1, 2018 12:43 AM Pay row college chief bows out... into a £235k role

BRITAIN’S highest-paid university boss left her £468,000-a-year role yesterday – but jumped straight into a research project and will still earn the equivalent of £1,800 a day. Dame Glynis Breakwell stood down as University of Bath vice-chancellor after 17 years following protests from staff, students and the public over the size of her salary and perks 39

August 29, 2018 4:30 PM Every Thought There Ever Was exhibition at the Focal Point Gallery

EVERY Thought There Ever Was is the title of the new exhibition opening at the Focal Point Gallery in Southend. Drawing on philosophical ideas and scientific research, this ambitious project by UK based artist Lindsay Seers considers historical representations of schizophrenia and contemporary insights into the condition achieved through the use of virtual 44

August 29, 2018 8:40 AM Women are better drivers than men, study finds

Male drivers seem to have more accidents than their female counterparts - costing insurers more money in claims pay-outs. Confused.com research analysing everything from insurance claims to court proceedings for speeding suggests that female drivers are less likely to make a claim and also less likely to commit an offence. And on average, men have paid £3,327 more for their 36

August 27, 2018 2:18 PM Regular cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal increases risk of dying from heart disease by up to 12%

Barbeque heart risk: Regular cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal increases a person’s risk of dying from heart disease by up to 12% Cooking on coal, wood or charcoal could make you more likely to die of heart disease. A study has revealed people who use solid fuels for cooking may have a 12 per cent higher risk of dying of a heart attack, heart failure 79

August 27, 2018 10:12 AM Amount of people quitting London to move north has tripled, according to report

THE proportion of people quitting London to move to northern England or the Midlands has more than tripled in the past decade, according to a report. In the first six months of 2018, a fifth of London leavers moved to the North or Midlands, up from 6% in the first half of 2008, according to research by Hamptons International. And the average buyer moving 38

August 27, 2018 9:50 AM Beluga whales and narwhals experience menopause, according to University of York study

BELUGA whales and narwhals go through the menopause, according to researchers from the University of York. They are the latest species discovered to experience the menopause, along with humans, killer whales and short-finned pilot whales. Researchers from the University of Exeter, University of York and Center for Whale Research used data from the dead whales 34

August 27, 2018 7:09 AM School partnership marks its first anniversary

FIVE local schools are celebrating the first year of a successful partnership. Amotherby Primary School, Hertford Vale Primary School in Staxton, Malton School, Rillington Primary School and West Heslerton Primary School have spent the last year working on the “I THRIVE Partnership” to provide more opportunities for children in the area and to strengthen 47

August 26, 2018 8:30 AM Maternity unit welcomes delegation

VISITORS from China enjoyed a fact finding tour of the fetal medicine and maternity facilities at Southend University Hospital. The group wanted to learn about UK healthcare services for infants and pregnant women, especially methods on how to prevent birth defects and lower mortality rates. The group was led by Liu Yibing, Director for Women and Infants 54

August 25, 2018 11:01 PM Hitler's hit list: Nazi plot to execute thousands of Britons

A BOOK containing the names of people to be executed if Hitler conquered Britain was riddled with errors. According to the hit list, a welder from Hull and an enemy of the Third Reich known only as “Kenny” would have been lined up for the firing squad. The Fuhrer’s notorious book had 2,820 names. Some were leading British public figures but new research 42

August 23, 2018 6:20 PM Uber working with US Army to develop a 'flying taxi' service to get soldiers to the front lines

Uber working with NASA and the US Army to develop a 'flying taxi' service to get soldiers to the front lines US Soldiers could soon simply call an Uber to get to the front line of a battle. A new partnership between Uber, NASA and the Army Research Laboratory is developing 'flying taxis' that could ferry troops far more cheaply, and quietly, than military 83 1