Bowel cancer rates in men soar by a quarter in 35 years: Obesity, smoking and drinking to blame

Bowel cancer rates in men soar by a quarter in 35 years – and obesity, smoking and drinking are to blame But the rise among women is just 6 per cent, says Cancer Research UKThe biggest rise was seen among people in their 60s and 70sDisease is linked to factors such a lack of fibre and too much red meatSome experts also believe the link with obesity seems to be stronger in men By Jenny Hope Medical Correspondent PUBLISHED: 23:23 GMT, 1 April 2013 | UPDATED: 07:42 GMT, 2 April 2013 Bowel cancer rates among men have soared by more than a quarter in the last 35 years, new figures have revealed. But the rise among women is far lower, at around six per cent. A report from Cancer Research UK says reasons for the widening gap in disease rates between the sexes remains a mystery, although it is replicated in other countries.

Marks & Spencer opens shop in the marketplace where its founder first set up stall 130 years ago

The return of the Penny Bazaar: Marks & Spencer goes back to its roots by opening shop in marketplace where founder first set up stall 130 years agoRetail giant opens Victorian-style store in Kirkgate Market First Marks & Spencer stall began trading there in the 1880s Firm is exploring its heritage to mark opening of its archive to the public M&S now has more than 1,000 outlets in 40 countries across the globe . It charts the development of the household name from its roots at Kirkgate Market to the present day.

A golden glow? We"d rather be orange! Sales of dark shades of fake tan outsell lighter products by three to one

A golden glow We'd rather be orange! How dark shades of fake tan outsell lighter products by three to oneSolait Dark Tan now accounts for 50 per cent of fake tan sold in SuperdrugFake tan sales are worth 100m in Britain and one third of woman use it By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 23:15 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:03 GMT, 4 March 2013 It’s the perfect image for reality TV stars from Essex or a footballer’s WAG. But the deep bronzed or orange fake tan look isn’t just popular with wannabe stars keen to catch the eye of the paparazzi and stand out from the crowd. For young women across the country are buying the darkest shade of tan by the bucketful to splash on for nights out.

Sony PS4 news: Is new PlayStation imminent? Gamers abuzz after mystery meeting

Is the PS4 imminent Gamers abuzz after Sony calls mystery meeting to announce 'the future of Playstation'Tech giant sends out invites for February 20 meeting in New YorkSpeculation rife that it is preparing to release a new games consoleTeaser video gets nearly 600,000 views in less than 24 hours By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 17:37 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 17:58 GMT, 1 February 2013 Rumours are circulating that Sony is preparing to launch its next generation games console soon after the Japanese tech giant sent out invitations to an event on 'the future of Playstation.' Sony would not say whether it was preparing to unveil the successor to the 70million selling PS3 at the February 20 meeting in New York, but the prospect had gamers abuzz on Twitter.

Richard Graham: "Short skirts and high heels risk rape" warning lands male MP in sexism storm

'Short skirts and high heels risk rape' warning lands male MP in sexism storm By Amanda Perthen PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 27 January 2013 Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, pictured, has sparked outrage for saying that women put themselves at risk of rape by dressing provocatively A Tory MP has come under fire for saying that women are putting themselves at risk of rape by wearing short skirts and high heels. Richard Graham’s comments sparked outrage among women’s groups, who insist that if a woman becomes a victim of rape it is not because of her dress style

"Short skirts and high heels risk rape" warning lands male MP in sexism storm

'Short skirts and high heels risk rape' warning lands male MP in sexism storm By Amanda Perthen PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:28 GMT, 27 January 2013 Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, pictured, has sparked outrage for saying that women put themselves at risk of rape by dressing provocatively A Tory MP has come under fire for saying that women are putting themselves at risk of rape by wearing short skirts and high heels. Richard Graham’s comments sparked outrage among women’s groups, who insist that if a woman becomes a victim of rape it is not because of her dress style

BBC bunker: News studios built in bomb proof room to protect it from suicide attacks

BBC bunker: News studios built in bomb proof room to protect it from suicide attacksIt sits underneath the main reception of the 1bn New Broadcasting House Staff would be protected from a blast if a bomber walked in the front doorJournalists warned to behave because they will be seen during bulletins By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 09:40 GMT, 13 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:00 GMT, 13 January 2013 The BBC's new multi-million pound television news studio has been built to be bomb proof to protect journalists from suicide attacks. The news room sits in a bunker under the main reception at the 1billion New Broadcasting House.

Piers Morgan"s British critics launch counter-deportation petition to make sure he stays in US

Please don't kick out Piers, we don't want him back! British critics launch counter-petition to make sure he stays in U.S.A petition to have the journalist deported after he criticised pro gun campaigners has attracted 71,000 signaturesNow a second petition saying he must stay because the British do not want him also has around 1,100 votes of support | UPDATED: 14:47 GMT, 27 December 2012 First Piers Morgan became the subject of a petition calling for him to be deported from the US for upsetting the gun lobby there. Now a counter-petition has been started, asking for America to keep him – not because he’s popular there but (allegedly) because no one here wants him back. The broadcaster is at the centre of a row after criticising pro-gun campaigners on his nightly US chat show in the wake of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead

Please don"t kick out Piers, we don"t want him back! British critics launch counter-petition to make sure he stays in U.S.

Please don't kick out Piers, we don't want him back! British critics launch counter-petition to make sure he stays in U.S.A petition to have the journalist deported after he criticised pro gun campaigners has attracted 71,000 signaturesNow a second petition saying he must stay because the British do not want him also has around 1,100 votes of support | UPDATED: 01:38 GMT, 27 December 2012 First Piers Morgan became the subject of a petition calling for him to be deported from the US for upsetting the gun lobby there. Now a counter-petition has been started, asking for America to keep him – not because he’s popular there but (allegedly) because no one here wants him back. The broadcaster is at the centre of a row after criticising pro-gun campaigners on his nightly US chat show in the wake of the Sandy Hook elementary school massacre, in which 20 children and six adults were shot dead