‘Ban parents from leaving engines on’, says guidance

‘Ban parents from leaving engines on’, says guidance

Image copyright Getty Images Parents should be banned from leaving the car running while waiting outside school gates, to cut air pollution, according to official health guidance. The guidance also calls for councils to set up clean-air zones that could ban the most polluting vehicles or introduce charges. The authors have called for “clean air” […]

No-show women at cervical screening ‘unaware of test’

No-show women at cervical screening ‘unaware of test’

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption There was a lack of awareness of cervical screening among younger women Nearly a quarter of women who don’t make cervical screening appointments are unaware that the process even exists, according to a UK survey. University College London researchers said more creative ways of reaching them were needed, […]

Northern Ireland women to get free abortions in England

Northern Ireland women to get free abortions in England

Media captionSarah Ewart: ‘Why can’t we have abortions in NI?’ Women from Northern Ireland will be able to get free abortions in England, the government has said. More than 50 MPs from the major parties had backed a Labour-led call for the women to have access to NHS abortions in England. They currently have to […]

Should the long-term ill have free prescriptions?

Should the long-term ill have free prescriptions?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some people end up in hospital because they can’t pay for their medicine, campaigners say Prescriptions in England should be free to everyone with a long-term medical condition, the Prescription Charges Coalition campaign group says. Some people end up needing hospital treatment because they cannot afford their medication, it […]

Lynn Jenkins criticizes Trump over ‘Morning Joe’ tweets – AppsforPCdaily

She said that if any business executive behaved the way Trump does, “there would be concern that perhaps the person who runs the company is out of his mind”. “Let’s all remember the lessons from the Congressional shooting just a couple weeks ago”. Quote: “The motto of we longtime Trump supporters is: NO TREATS FOR […]

Walgreens trims Rite Aid deal after antitrust concerns – Fox Business

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp. scrapped their $9.4 billion merger agreement, the latest in a series of high-profile deals to be derailed by antitrust enforcers. Continue Reading Below Instead, Walgreens said it would seek to buy half of Rite Aid’s stores for $5.18 billion in cash. Executives said they had crafted […]

At the ruins of al-Nuri mosque

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Born in 1997… in Hong Kong

Twenty years ago Hong Kong was handed over from Britain to China, bringing an end to more than a century and a half of colonial rule. The BBC has been meeting some of those who were born in the year of the handover. Hong Kong’s post-handover generation Born in 1997… in Hong Kong