Bank of England warns lenders of complacency over consumer credit

Consumer credit has surged over the past year, with outstanding vehicle loans, credit card balance transfers and personal loans up by a massive 10 per cent, compared to incomes which have risen by only 1.5 per cent, Alex Brazier said in a stark war... More..

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Dog walking could be prescribed for older people to boost activity
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Dog walking could be prescribed for older people to boost activity

They say Global Positioning System should prescribe dog walking to the elderly to help keep them fit . To do that they got 3123 people aged 49 to 91 to wear pedometers for seven consecutive days during wakin...More..

Papayas Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States, Including Minnesota
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Papayas Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in 12 States, Including Minnesota

Most of the cases were reported in five eastern states: NY (13), New Jersey (12), Virginia (6), Maryland (5), and Pennsylvania (4). There have also been cases reported in Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusett...More..

New sunfish species discovered in NZ waters
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

New sunfish species discovered in NZ waters

Marianne Nyegaard, of the Murdoch University in Australia , and colleagues, however, have finally identified and described this new species that they said has been hiding in plain sight for centuries. Nyegaard...More..

by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Building in Mumbai collapses, more than 30 feared trapped

At least four people were killed in two incidents in April and August previous year when buildings collapsed in the city. It is a major incident according to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, The Financial Expressreport...More..

Honorary mayor Stubbs the cat dies
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Honorary mayor Stubbs the cat dies

Stubbs had worked as mayor out of Nagley's General Store in the town but after surviving a dog attack in 2013 and a false report of its death in late 2016, it cut back on visits to the store and largely staye...More..

Horse dies from West Nile virus in Clark Co
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Horse dies from West Nile virus in Clark Co

There is a higher risk for a serious case of West Nile virus for people who are over the age of 50 or who already have a medical condition including cancer, diabetes, hypertension and kidney disease, Iszler sai...More..

Govt wants to make it straightforward to 'change sex'
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Govt wants to make it straightforward to 'change sex'

Then they would need to have a diagnosis of gender dysphoria from a psychiatrist. The British government is trying to address "some of the historic prejudices that still persist in our laws", Equalities Minis...More..

by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Could cancer drugs find a cure for HIV?

Experts say this case could one day lead to a cure for HIV . "The parts of the immune system that recognise HIV are often exhausted T-cells, they express immune checkpoint markers". However, whatever the child...More..

Coffee company recalls brew made with undeclared Viagra-like ingredient
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Coffee company recalls brew made with undeclared Viagra-like ingredient

The agency announced last week a second voluntary recall of a coffee product laced with Viagra-like drug desmethyl carbodenafil in the U.S. this month. What's more , the 13-gram packs also contained milk, wh...More..

Manchester City announce Danilo's signing from Real Madrid
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Manchester City announce Danilo's signing from Real Madrid

The reports suggests that the two clubs are set to agree a €30 million deal, with the move subject to completion of medical. On Thursday, Pep Guardiola admitted that City were interested in the former Port...More..

International Monetary Fund revises up China's economic growth forecasts on likely high government spending
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

International Monetary Fund revises up China's economic growth forecasts on likely high government spending

In the last quarterly update of its report, which was released earlier in Kuala Lampur, the International Monetary Fund, while retaining its global growth projections, highlighted a wavering distribution of glo...More..

Scaramucci: Trump's Admin 'Obviously' Has A 'Communications Problem'
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Scaramucci: Trump's Admin 'Obviously' Has A 'Communications Problem'

Scaramucci has a contentious relationship with both Spicer and Priebus, each of whom objected to Trump's decision to install him in the top communications job. "He was just making a statement about power to par...More..

Snooty the manatee has died at 69 years old
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Snooty the manatee has died at 69 years old

Taste and See Tampa Bay got to join the celebrations on Friday for Snooty's 69th birthday. Once aquarium staff managed to get to Snooty Sunday morning, he had already died, Rogers said. As you can imagine, ...More..

Multiple provisions in Senate healthcare bill violate budget reconciliation rules
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Multiple provisions in Senate healthcare bill violate budget reconciliation rules

The rulings by the Senate's parliamentarian were announced by Sen. "We will challenge every one of them", Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told the Hill . "Republicans have given up on good policy...More..

Kuldeep and Jadeja shine on opening day
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Kuldeep and Jadeja shine on opening day

India was 135 for three at stumps on the opening day of a three-day warm-up match, trailing the hosts by 52 runs in the first innings. Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep took his wickets largely against the lower...More..

Chaudhry Nisar postpones his press conference
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Chaudhry Nisar postpones his press conference

Safron Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch is also reported to be a possible replacement for the prime minister. Nisar is said to have developed differences after the Joint Investigation Team report was submitted in ...More..

Civic negligence or accident? Tree fall crushes news anchor
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Civic negligence or accident? Tree fall crushes news anchor

Passers gathered at the spot and pulled her out from under the tree. Mrs Rath's devastated husband Rajat blamed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the civic body that governs Mumbai , for the acci...More..

Charlie Gard hospital calls in police over death threats to staff
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Charlie Gard hospital calls in police over death threats to staff

The hospital's constituency MP, Keir Starmer, said: "The abuse of staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital outside the hospital and online is totally unacceptable". His parents have been battling in the courts f...More..

Could Obamacare 'fail'? A look at what's working, and what's not
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Could Obamacare 'fail'? A look at what's working, and what's not

The bill reduces federal spending on the health-insurance program for the poor by $756 billion over a decade, which would result in 15 million fewer people enrolled in the program in 2026, compared with cur...More..