• Junk food ads directed at children banned in the UK after breaching new rules

    Junk food ads directed at children banned in the UK after breaching new rules

    • July 4, 2018

    By Josie Clarke, Press Association Consumer Affairs Correspondent Adverts for Cadbury eggs and Chewits and Squashies sweets have been banned for breaking new rules prohibiting the advertising of junk food to children. The rulings by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) are the first to result from a ban on campaigns for products high in fat,

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  • ‘UK Government more focused on internal disputes than Irish border issue’

    ‘UK Government more focused on internal disputes than Irish border issue’

    • July 4, 2018

    By David Hughes, Press Association Chief Political Correspondent Theresa May’s Government is more focused on its “internal negotiation” than talks on addressing the Irish border issue, Sinn Fein’s vice president has claimed. Michelle O’Neill said any return of physical infrastructure at the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland after Brexit would be

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  • Staff recreate pre-NHS photo to mark 70-year milestone

    Staff recreate pre-NHS photo to mark 70-year milestone

    • July 4, 2018

    By Matthew Cooper, Press Association Health workers have marked the NHS’s 70th anniversary by recreating an “amazing” 1920s staff photograph which was discovered in a broom cupboard. The original image, showing a matron, her assistant and nurses wearing traditional nursing caps, was taken at Sandwell Hospital’s headquarters in West Bromwich in 1927, when it was

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  • UK’s National Express to the be Morocco’s largest transport operator in £883m deal

    UK’s National Express to the be Morocco’s largest transport operator in £883m deal

    • July 4, 2018

    National Express has clinched a major deal in Morocco worth 1 billion euro (£883 million), helping it to become the country’s largest transport operator. The 500-bus contract will cover the cities of Rabat, Sale and Temara, and is expected to carry 109 million passengers annually across 61 routes. The contract will initially run for 15

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  • Swelling and lumps biggest indicator of testicular cancer – study

    Swelling and lumps biggest indicator of testicular cancer – study

    • July 3, 2018

    By Rod Minchin, Press Association Having a swollen testicle or discovering a lump is the biggest indicator of testicular cancer, a new study suggests. Research has found that testicular enlargement – either a lump or swelling – is the biggest risk factor for testicular cancer. The finding that painful testicular enlargement may indicate cancer contradicts

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  • Increase in number of lonely young people in the UK helped by Childline

    Increase in number of lonely young people in the UK helped by Childline

    • July 3, 2018

    By Catherine Wylie, Press Association Social media is contributing to a growing number of young people struggling with loneliness, a charity has said. The latest figures from Childline show that the NSPCC-supported service delivered 4,636 counselling sessions for loneliness in 2017/18 – a 14% rise on the previous year. Teenagers accounted for most of these,

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