Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «winter»

September 11, 2018 11:43 PM Enhanced flu jab to save 'hundreds of lives'

An enhanced flu jab for elderly people will save hundred of lives this winter, according to Public Health England. The enhanced vaccine that will be given this year contains extra ingredients designed to help aged immune systems develop a stronger defence against flu. It is hoped the "adjuvanted vaccine" will help ease pressures on the health service 5

September 6, 2018 7:25 AM Watchdog Ofgem announces price cap that will save 11 million UK households £75 a year

New energy price cap will save 11 million households £75 a year by limiting rip-off tariffs to £1,136 says watchdog Ofgem More than 11 million households across the UK will benefit from an energy cap that will save them an average of £75 a year. Industry watchdog Ofgem is bringing in a price cap that will limit energy companies to charging no more than £1,136 a year. This will force 8

August 29, 2018 11:35 PM The clear fake tan that will banish your winter skin and make you glow

Say goodbye to stained sheets! The $42 clear fake tan dubbed a 'miracle worker' that will banish dry skin and make you glow Self-tanning has come a long way since the days of orange palms and stained sheets. Fake tan waters are invisible until your developed, natural-looking tan starts to show itself. Leading the way is long-renowned tan brand, St Tropez 10

August 25, 2018 9:50 AM Wiltshire Police to trial missing persons scheme in Swindon

WILTSHIRE Police will trial a scheme in Swindon this winter to help find vulnerable people in the event of them going missing. The Herbert Protocol will encourage carers and family members to complete a form in advance which records vital information about a person, such a recent photo, their condition and medication they require. The information can then be quickly 21

August 7, 2018 10:09 AM Banana tree sprouts fruit for first time in 18 YEARS

A banana tree has sprouted fruit for the first time in 18 years thanks to the prolonged heatwave. Sher, 75, and Rozia Khan, 69, were delighted by the tree's growth in their garden in Thornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire. He first moved to Britain in 1965 and had never seen bananas grow outside in Britain before. Around 20 have appeared and he plans to celebrate 10

July 30, 2018 11:49 AM Vibeke Skofterud: Former Olympic champion dies in jet-skiing accident

Olympic cross-country skiing gold medallist Vibeke Skofterud has died in a jet-skiing accident at the age of 38. The Norwegian won 4x5km relay gold at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 and was also a two-time world champion in the discipline. Skofterud was reported missing on Saturday, and her body was found by rescuers near the island of St Helena 13

July 26, 2018 5:59 PM England v India: Adil Rashid selection does not devalue county cricket

Adil Rashid's selection in the England squad for the first Test against India does not devalue county cricket, says national selector Ed Smith. Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon said county clubs are "feeling a little bit like doormats". But Smith told BBC Sport that "the rest of the selections are all anchored on the supremacy of county cricket" 13

July 21, 2018 7:54 PM New York weather: City braces for FLOODING and TORNADOES as storm approaches

NEW YORK is bracing for torrential rain, flooding and even tornadoes with a rare summer nor’easter storm set to slam into the city today. New York is facing a “pretty potent storm” with thunder and lightning also expected when throughout the afternoon and evening. Other major cities on the US east coast including Philadelphia and Baltimore could also be savaged 12

July 19, 2018 1:53 PM Denis Ten: Sochi Olympic bronze medallist dies of stab wound in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's Olympic medal-winning figure skater Denis Ten has been stabbed to death at the age of 25. News agency Kazinform reported Ten - who won bronze at Sochi 2014 - was stabbed in the thigh in Almaty on Thursday after two men tried to steal his car mirrors. Ten, twice a World Championship medallist, was rushed to hospital but died three hours later 12

July 14, 2018 2:01 PM 70s celebration glam packed with classics

A STUNNING homage to the golden age of pop promises a dose of feelgood factor guaranteed to keep music fans feeling warm and sunny well into the winter. Now in it’s ninth year of touring, the Supersonic 70s Show is still the hottest ticket in town and is set to return stomping to the Rhyl Pavilion stage on the last day of August. Led by vocalist Janey 12